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DIY romantic edible arrangement

Forget flowers, a box of candy or a cheesy dinner reservation this Valentine’s Day. Instead, stock up on your favorite fruits and make your own edible arrangement. Don’t worry — it’s easier than you think.

DIY Edible arrangement | - final product

Did you know that an edible arrangement can cost you up to $50 to order and deliver? Save the pocket change and spend it on a nice bottle of wine or a new pair of shoes.


  • Cantaloupe
  • Pineapple
  • Strawberries
  • Blackberries
  • Honeydew melon
  • Cookie cutters
  • Long skewers
  • Vase or Mason jar
  • Cauliflower or plant Styrofoam

Cut out the shapes

Slice the pineapple into thick slices and cut out shapes. We used star, heart and flower cookie cutters.

DIY Edible arrangement | - step one

Slice the honeydew and cantaloupe into thick slices and stamp out shapes. We used a heart cookie cutter for these. We also sliced the cantaloupe into wedges.

DIY Edible arrangement | - step two


Stick on the skewers

Fill your vase or a large Mason jar with cauliflower or plant Styrofoam. Stick each of the fruits onto a tall skewer and gently push down into the cauliflower or Styrofoam.

DIY Edible arrangement | - step 3

If you want, dip a few strawberries into melted milk chocolate for some garnish. Let them chill before adding them to the skewer.

DIY Edible arrangement | - step four



Arrange the fruit into a pretty bouquet. We made it so the blackberries stuck up in the back and the shapes were apparent.

DIY Edible arrangement | - step five

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