DIY Fillable Bon Bons

Is it a cracker or a bon bon? God knows. But it’s definitely a Christmas table essential.

A lot of the enjoyment comes from the daggy joke and paper hat - but also, THE PRIZE. Which is why I usually spend a bit extra on a “luxury” cracker - upgrading from a miniature plastic pen I’ll never use to a miniature metal pen I’ll never use 🤷🏼‍♀️

So this year I decided to make my own bon bons with the help of Spotlight Stores DIY Bon Bon Pack 6pk (now $2, down from $7 a pack👌🏻). All you need to do is decorate your bon bon, assemble it (super simple) and add your prize. It even comes with the daggy jokes and paper hat 🙌🏻✔️


  • DIY Bon Bon Pack 6pk $2 (down from $7) Spotlight Stores. NOTE: there are lots of different DIY bon bon packs online Spotlight Stores, but there is limited stock in store. I wanted kraft coloured ones but they only had an elf or snowman design left. So I got the snowman design (which was plain white on the ends) and covered the centre of the bon bon with my favourite wrapping paper to tie in with the rest of our table. Check out my story for the details 👌🏻

o p t i o n a l (to decorate)

  • Wrapping paper. Mine is Target Australia Natural Nostalgia (from the 3pk of rolls, $5)
  • Glue stick
  • Ribbon. Mine is Spotlight Stores Grosgrain $2


This depends on who you have at your table. Obviously you don’t want the kids to win a mini bottle of vodka 😳 But here are a few ideas based on what I put in mine:

  • $1 and $2 scratchies
  • Botanical Eye Masks $3 for 2pk Kmart Australia
  • Mini alcohol bottles ($5 - $10)
  • OPI nail polish $10
  • Lip Balm @burtsbees $4.89 at priceline
  • 2pk Headbands (kids) $3 Kmart Australia
  • Aesop samples (free with a recent purchase)
  • Anko Earrings $2 pair (down from $3) Kmart Australia
  • Chocolates
  • Doll from Wooden Family Set $9 for 5 dolls Kmart Australia
  • Elite Mini Figure Collection (“Lego” figurine) $9 for 20 figurines Kmart Australia

How do you make sure the right person gets the right prize? I think the best way is to either decorate your bon bon with the person’s name as a place setting or just place it where you plan to seat them 👌🏻


S T E P S  T O  F O L L O W

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