CUSTOM ORDER Candy Heart Merit Brooch


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What boring thing are you super proud of? Immortalise your sweet idea with a candy heart merit brooch.

Being an adult is hard, so sometimes it's nice to recognise the little achievements that we encounter every day. Our candy heart merit brooch range celebrates the mundane. Every day can be a struggle, so recognise your daily wins.

Our signature candy heart design is available in a variety of products. They're perfect for any occasion. You can build your own curated collection, gift them to loved ones or use them as the perfect excuse for a self-care treat.

Don't just run around chasing your tail... Custom orders are only available four times a year. Aaand FOMO sucks, right? If you've got a sweet idea of your own, let's make that dream a reality with a custom order.


How to Order a Custom Product

• Select the main colour of your choice via the Background Colour swatches available (Note: custom colours are displayed as brown).

• Select the secondary colour of your choice via the Text Colour swatches available (Note: custom colours are displayed as brown).

• Via the text box provided, personalise your own candy heart! Outline your design requirements (taking character limits and layout into consideration).

• Review your candy heart mock-up design and adjust it if necessary. Looking good? Sweet! Add to cart!

Measurements, Materials and Specifications

Each candy heart is 50mm with a 7mm thickness. They are laser-cut into lightweight plywood. They feature a thin plastic branded backing panel engraved with our logo. All brooches are made with high-quality brooch backs. A red and white ribbon is also hand sewn to every piece.

Text Character Limits

Text Row Limit: x4 rows

Character Limits:
Line one: x8 characters
Line two: x7 characters
Line three: x6 characters
Line four: x3 characters

Total Character Limit: x24 characters

Provide Direction on desired text placement, for example:
(Line one) Home. (Line two) Sweet. (Line three) Home.

Custom Colours

All colour options listed are apart of the C&K default colour range. If your colour choice falls outside of these options, it is considered a 'custom colour'. When selected, a nominal $5 fee is included to accommodate for any additional manufacturing costs.

Custom Order Terms

All custom orders are made to the specifications submitted in the 'custom text' box during purchase. Due to the custom nature of these pieces, all custom orders are non-refundable., non-returnable and non-exchangeable (unless C&K have made an error during production of your item).

C&K holds NIL responsibility for any mistakes upon order submission. All sales are final once purchased, so please make sure all spelling and instructions are clear and correct to avoid any confusion.

C&K holds the right to reproduce custom designs. This may be in the form of limited or staple stock.

Turn Around Times

Because each custom request is made to order, please allow a minimum 4-8 week turnaround. This is subject to change depending on the time taken to source supplies, based on specific requests.

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Disclaimers and Essential Info

Branding: Each one of our laser cut candy heart designs features a branded backing panel engraved with our logo. This is made from red and white dual-tone plastic. Other items feature a branded heart charm engraved into the same material.

Variations, Characteristics and Imperfections: Our products are handmade. This results in variations that add to the character of each item. This is a feature of handmade goods and not a flaw! All materials are quality checked prior to use.

Each product is unique and may present with imperfections. Our range includes the use of new and upcycled materials with various textures and finishes. If you ask us though, these variations build character in each piece.

Colour Alterations: Our product photography seeks to capture the product "true to life". Please note that each device and screen will show colour in a slightly different way.

Print alterations: Size and placement may vary slightly from sample image, as it is a mock-up preview.

Pugs Included: Because each item is designed and assembled in a private home studio, some pug “glitter” may creep into your order unintentionally. Although the aim is to keep this to a minimum, please be aware of this If you have pet allergies.

Sustainability & Ethics

The planet is rad. So we try our best to keep it that way. We favour sustainable, environmentally conscious materials and packaging where possible.

Originating in Italy, the poplar wood used to make this plywood is FSC certified, manufactured using low emitting glues it meets Australian E0 levels for formaldehyde emissions.

Shipping Information

All 'ready to ship' products are generally sent within 3-5 business days. Pre-order items have their own timelines as per their individual product listing.

All shipping rates are automatically calculated via Australia Post as per their current charges. This is based on the weight and size of your order, in addition to its proposed destination.

All domestic orders (Australia wide) are sent with tracking numbers and notifications. International orders offer tracked and non-tracked parcels depending on the option selected at check out. For detailed information see here.

Refunds, Returns or Exchanges

Due to hygienic reasons, products such as earrings cannot be returned or exchanged. For further information regarding our refunds, returns or exchanges policy, please visit our FAQ page.

Payment Plans

Chase that dopamine! Outside of the standard payment options, Buy Now, Pay Later providers such as Afterpay and PayPal Pay in 4 are offered via check-out.

Still have Questions?


Please read our Custom Order Information page for indepth info about ordering custom products.

Custom Product FAQs

When do you accept custom candy heart orders?

Custom candy heart requests open four times a year; During the second week of January, April, July and October. Orders are open from Monday through to Sunday. Be sure to sign up to out newsletter to hear exactly when!

Can my candy heart design include images or logos?

Soz, friend. All candy heart designs are text only. We do not currently offer shapes/logos/illustrations outside of the signature candy heart design.

I'm struggling to imagine what my order will look like. Can you Help?

If you are unsure about how your design will look on the option you desire, feel free to send C&K a message and a mock up can be designed free of charge for your approval prior to purchase

Looking for Something Else?

Got an idea that you think needs the Candy & Kitsch treatment? Don't be shy! Get in contact and let's see where it takes us...

Kind words from Custom Customers
Sometimes when I leave a review, I don’t give a perfect score as there is always room for improvement. That is not the case when it comes to this business.

From day one, Jess and her pugs have put 110%! into their work and business. You can see and feel the heart and soul in every product created. This also goes beyond the creations themselves. You can see it in the small details such as the packaging to the random sweets/stickers included in each order! I’ve watched this business blossom from only candy heart brooches into what we see today. It doesn’t matter if I’ve purchased a creation from the general range or if I've received a custom order, I am always left stoked by the great quality and how amazing they look.

Treat yourself or surprise someone with a cute little gift! 10/10 will continue to buy from again.
— Lawra, Highett (VIC)
I decided to order a custom “CELEBRANT” candy heart brooch, and another, and I have worn one to every wedding I’ve worked since. They’re a bit addictive - in the most recent round of custom orders, I splashed out and got one in every colour, so I can be SURE to match with every outfit! Jess is always keen to work with me on any custom ideas I might have, and I love her flexibility with custom orders.

My brooches give people a simple visual indicator that I’m someone they can rely on at an event. They signify to guests, “this person is running the show; she knows what’s up,” but also, “we’re going to have some fun here!”. I even wear one of my “CELEBRANT” brooches when I'm having a zoom meeting, or even if I'm just sitting down to get some work done on a script or on my business. It helps get me into the right headspace to know that now, I'm being celebrant-Gemma, I'm being business-Gemma. This is me going to work…but also I’m doing it super cute.
— Gemma - Gemma the Celebrant, Noble Park (VIC)
I've been a fan since I first stumbled across Jess and her candy hearts on IG. Now there's no going back!

The custom candy hearts for my daughter's rooms are the cutest and still look amazing over 12 months after purchase.

I can't wait to see what new and gorgeous things she creates next!
— Leah, Old Toongabbie (NSW)
I first found Jess at an interstate Supanova convention in Melbourne. I fell in love with her and her business instantly.

This is where the obsession began.

I have quite a collection of custom candy heart pieces. I've even ordered wholesale and the process was SO easy. Jess was a dreamboat dealing with my shit (haha).

Everyone adores my quirky quotes and phrases in my house. Her brooches and keyrings always kickstart great conversations.

Thanks again, Jess!
— Rebecca (Poodle & Peach), Toowoomba (QLD)
Dealing with Jess was incredibly simple, she makes everything super user friendly via the website to make sure you’re getting exactly what you’re after in your custom piece. 

The whole process from start to finish was really easy and shipping was really speedy. We absolutely love this unique piece in our son's nursery and will absolutely be buying more to have through the house.
— Lori, Narre Warren (VIC)
Jess’ energy and ability to create something unique for others is the reason I keep returning. To have the opportunity to get a custom made wall hanging created for clients, friends and even myself is the best!

To receive a wonderfully packaged quality handmade product with colours and slogans of your choice is epic. I also love that you can relive moments and quotes from your fave 90s kitsch, early 2000s and Netflix series by purchasing earrings, badges and keychains at the same time.
— Sinead- Golden Thread Photography, Fisher (ACT)

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