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Wednesday, August 4, 2010

Decorative Candy Container

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Another episode in the ongoing baby shower saga! I have finally gotten the butterfly baby shower invitations complete and in the mail. Now it is time to decorate! I am pretty sure I saw something like this somewhere, but you know the drill. Can I find it now? Of course not! So if this looks familiar to you and you have something like it, let me know what your version is.

These are as easy as they are cute!

Here’s what you need:

Glass containers/vases

Short glass candlesticks

Gorilla Glue

Rocks, or something heavy

Ruler

Marker

Ribbon or paper to embellish

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Turn the container over and put a small mark in the middle of the bottom. DSCN0037

Apply a line of Gorilla Glue around the rim of the candlestick.DSCN0030

Carefully center the container on top of the candlestick. Using a Q-Tip wipe excess glue from the glass.DSCN0031

Fill the container with the rocks or weight. The glue will still be very wet and the pieces will slide easily. I measured around the bottom to make sure I still had it centered after I put the weight in. DSCN0033

Let the glue dry overnight.

Measure around the container where you want your embellishment to go and add about an inch. DSCN0038

Cut a strip of paper or fabric according to your measurement.

Wrap the strip of paper or fabric around the container and stick using a glue gun or double sided tape. Place a cute decoration over the overlap of your strip.DSCN0039

Place them in a group and fill them with candy and you have a sweet decoration that looks like you spent a fortune on it!DSCN0041

I will post pictures of them all set up at the shower at the end of August.

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17 sweet sentiments:

Crazy Cat

love this idea, I think I may steal it for my wedding, as table decorations or favors? thanks for your creativity!

Staci J

Those turned out super cute!!! I LOVE the paper accents! the colors are great!
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Orange it Lovely

I wish I saw this when I had my daughters "candyland" b day party! It's genius!!!
Love it
~Tana

Laurie-Jean

Absdolutely adorable!! I'm laughing because you'll have to check out my blog from today.:) You do a much better job with the "how-to." Thanks for another idea for the cannisters!

http://willoughbywhimsy.wordpress.com/2010/08/05/pottery-barn-inspiration/

Coco loves vintage

What a fantastic idea to use a candlestick as a base, looks fab, love it :)

Nathalia Castellon

You clever girl! This is fantastic! I just found your blog via you visiting my blog and now I'm your newest follower, too! :)

Diane

Love the candy containerl. Turned out great!

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Tammy@ Not Just Paper and Glue

This is such a cute idea! Thanks for sharing ;)

Ally

Very cool! I love these! I'm here from Follow Friday :) Enjoy your weekend!

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Jennie

These are so cute! I love the cute little tags too.

Jennie @ CInnaberry Suite

Humble Housekeeping

I love it! May be using this idea for my daughter's first birthday....you could reuse the afterwards for candles too! I'm your newest follower :)

shopannies

very cute idea looks like they turned out great

Robin

This is a truly great way to recycle (or upcycle as I like to call it.) I love it and would love to see you post this at my linky party Upcycled Awesome!
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The DIY Show Off

So pretty! Great job!

Holly

How clever - these are fabulous!
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Mark and Ashlie

Very cute and clever! Thanks for linking up to our weekly party at Sister Sister. Be sure to come back and link some of your other cute projects this week!

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