One of the best things about the Holidays is the large amounts of candy that seem to pop up in every dish. Chocolate, peppermints, and other treats are all around –but you don’t have to only use them for eating, you can use them to add some ‘sweet’ holiday flair to your home.
Here are six great and easy ideas to use candy in your Holiday decorating.
This is a delicious centerpiece idea that uses wrapped candy, like truffles, and you use a foam cone with toothpicks to create a candy tree. Lindor truffles created this tutorial here.
Peppermint Candy Bowl
You’ve probably seen this craft on Pinterest but we just love it because it’s simple and easy to do. This tutorial from PrincessPinkyGirl.com says you can make them in 20 minutes with peppermint candies, a silicon baking liner, and a low oven.
That bag of peppermints can pull double duty with this great ornament project. You take the candies and place them in cookie cutters and with the same low oven you get beautiful ornaments. These are great as neighbor gifts. Here is the tutorial.
Candy Flower Vase
This is a gorgeous option for your Holiday table. The candy flower vase is perfect, because it’s easy and completely customizable. Here is the tutorial.
Another fun DIY Holiday project and easy to do. Cardboard letters are painted and then using hot glue you apply peppermint candies. What’s great is you can spell anything you wish: joy, holly, Santa – you’re only limited to your imagination. Here is the tutorial.
These are darling and so customizable. You can make small table top ones, or large ones to put in your entryway. You don’t really need a lot of supplies, just a few items from a craft store and you will have some amazing items for your Holiday decor. Here is the tutorial.