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Thursday, October 17, 2013

Easy Halloween Candy Jars

Good afternoon everyone.
I'm going to share a really quick and easy project today.
Halloween Candy Jars.
candy jar icon
I am on a kick of gluing candlesticks to everything that
stands still long enough for me to do it.
I love the fact that the candlesticks can turn an ordinary
object into something so cute and different.
candy jars

These are oh so simple to make.
All you need is:
An empty jar
A miniature wooden candle cup
(found in the wood section of crafts stores)
A candle stick from Dollar Tree
(or wherever)
Black spray paint
Glass bond or glass glue

jar parts

The jars I used are empty mayonnaise jars.
I spray painted the candlesticks, jar lids and
candle cups with the black spray paint.
When they were dry
I glued the candlesticks to the bottom of the jars
and the
candle cups (turned upside down)  to the tops of the lids.

Jar lids

Let the glue dry.
This only took a couple of hours and
I had a set of candy jars.

candy jars with spider web

We filled these with some candy corn,
gummy body parts,
eyeball bubble gum
for a little get together we had for
Miss A's friends on Sunday.
They were a quite the hit.
( I think the candy more than the jars).
Very simple to make and can be used for all sorts of things.
I am thinking if you used different colors of paint for different holidays
you could have custom made candy jars year round
Or, they could hold marshmallows and DIY hot chocolate mix
for the winter.
There are all sorts of uses I can think of.

So, that was definitely a quick and easy project
you can do in just a couple of hours.

Have a great day
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  1. Hy Cathy! Thanks for visiting my burlap flowers. I also like a lot your candy jars. It is such an interesting idea using black candle sticks . Hugs, Cristina

  2. This is such a cute project that doesn't cost much to make! How different they look with the black! And what fun! I'll have to remember this one. Hugs!

  3. Really cute idea and a fun way to display Halloween candy, Thanks for sharing at TTF!

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  5. These are really cute. You could do a really fun old fashion candy display with them.

  6. Awe, how cute are these?! I want to make some and put candy in them. :) I could see my kids getting a kick out of this. Thanks for sharing and for linking up to Thrifty Thursday.

  7. The ideas they are a comin other holiday use will have to try this for x-mas thanks for sharing

  8. So cute! Thanks for linking up to The DIY'ers!

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  10. You are on a roll with the Halloween crafts! So very cute!!! I love that the lids screw on...to keep the littles out! LOL

  11. Cute idea Cathy. The kids will love it! Thanks for sharing with SyC.

  12. Super cute! I know my kiddos would love them!

  13. These are so cute. I love t his. Thanks for linking to Inspire Me. Hugs, Marty

  14. Yay! I was so happy to see this. I bought stuff to make these because I saw them at my friend's house, but I have never actually seen a tutorial. You should totally post this at our blog hop! Just sayin'.....I'll avoid appearing spammy by posting a link...but we'd love for you to come party with us! Every Wednesday night :)

  15. Such adorable jars! Thanks for sharing at Silver Pennies Sundays! x

  16. Oh, Cathy! These are fantastic - look wonderful! I am delighted that you shared with Home and Garden Thursday,

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  18. This is a great idea. My son is a bit too young for it, but perhaps I could use it for my husband and I keep the money?! Haha