DIY – Marshmallow Ballerina Edible Table Decor


Dear Diary,

We spent all weekend crafting for our Monday calligraphy event with POPPYjack SHOP we apologize for not blogging sooner! Between the flowermart and mega craft stores; aisles and aisles of ribbons, glitter and holiday décor. We fell into the DIY rabbit hole and couldn’t get out…! It was time well spent though, we got real crafty.

When it comes to decorating for an event, we are all about bending the rules. Who hasn’t heard, “don’t play with your food?”  Well, we say play and keep playing – food in an inexpensive way to create colorful décor. Remember the pineapple flower vase and the  watermelon stars…? Well, this time we wanted to add a pop of color to our appetizer table and capture the spirit of The SFG Diary. Dancing marshmallow ballerinas seemed so fitting for who we are… I mean, decorations you can eat after the event ends, yes please!

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  • Marshmallows
  • Paper Straws
  • Honey or Agave
  • Hole Puncher
  • Sugar Sprinkles
  • Paint brush
  • Mini cupcake holders
  • Moss
  • Styrofoam block
  • Garden Box

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First, place the straw in the middle of the marshmallow, then paint the honey or agave around the marshmallow or on the top of the marshmallow, and roll in the sugar sprinkles. Feel free to get creative with this!

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Next, punch a hole in the middle of the mini cupcake holders and push towards the top of the straw… We also put a little honey on the end of the marshmallows to make the “skirt” stick.


Then, place the completed dancing mallows into the Styrofoam block.

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Then, we added a little moss – to make it look they were dancing in the garden, while no one was watching :)

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