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11 DIY Candy Container Displays For Sweet Treats

Display your favorite candies creatively, and maybe wrap up some sweet treats for your friends and neighbors. These DIY candy container displays take only minutes to make, and you will love the smiles they bring to little faces.

1. Hershey’s Candy Sweet Treat Display

creative candy displays

What a fun display. Recycle food jars by wrapping them with inexpensive black electrical tape and adding googly eyes.

2. Candy Corn Dish

My favorite Fall treat is a combination of candy corn and salted peanuts. Display them in a hanging dish. This dish and holder are thrift store finds.

3. Mummy Crate


Small wood crates decorated with electrical tape and googly eyes can hold wrapped candy bars or mason jars filled with candy corn.

4. Glass Dish With Knob Lid

Add a furniture knob to a cork-lidded glass dish and fill the dish with seasonal candy.

5. Condiment Repurpose Candy Display

You can use all kinds of things to display your favorite candy. This condiment holder is a thrifty find spray painted with Rustoleum Hammered Spray Paint.

6. Moscow Mule Candy Filled Gift Idea

Moscow Mule filled with Candy and wrapped in Cellophane makes a great Holiday Hostess Gift

Talk about fancy. The Moscow mules came from Goodwill at a cheap price. My good friend and neighbor needed cheering up, so I filled the mugs with Lindt Chocolates and wrapped them up all pretty. I gave one mug to her and one to another neighbor. Surprises are always nice.

7. Dollar Tree Candy Holders

The little trays from Dollar Tree are inexpensive and, when filled with seasonal candy, make great gifts for caregivers or nursing home staff.

8. Candy Filled Paper Wrapped Gift Mugs

Easy To Make Nursing Home Staff Gifts

Another idea for nursing home staff during the holidays are seasonal mugs from Dollar Tree mug filled with peppermints. Wrap the mugs in cellophane.

9. Party Glass Candy Holder

favorite Halloween treat salted peanuts and candy corn

Having a Halloween party? Go to your china cabinet or kitchen cabinet and find a pretty glass and silverplate spoon. Fill the glass with your favorite candy.

10. Don’t Forget The DIY Treat Bags


Stencil inexpensive kraft bags to hold the candy for trick-or-treaters or give the little ones the bags to hold their treats.

11. Junk Upcycle Candy Holder

Search your junk drawers, garage, closet clutter for things to upcycle. Use old hardware, bed springs, light fixture pieces to make unique candy holders.

My Favorite DIY Candy Display

diy candy holder

The cool thing about decorating items with electrical tape is that you can remove the tape and reuse the items in other displays or just return the glasses or jars to your cabinet.

How To Upcycle Jewelry And Junky Stuff

how to upcycle jewelry and other stuff

Bling, Recycle, Upcycle, Vintage….words associated with today’s DIYs. You can’t look at these projects without saying, “Why didn’t I think of that?” I bet you have at least a few items in your junk drawer, garage, workshop, or wherever, used in these creations

10 Dazzling Creations Made With Jewelry And Old Hardware

Upcycle These Normally Trashed Items

repurpose aluminum cans into vases

Sometimes the coolest home decor projects are created using unconventional items. That’s what I’m talking about here. How about framing a gift box, painting a coffee can, or using food wrap to create home decor? It can be done!

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Author: Kathy Owen
Kathy Owen is the founder of the home decor blog Petticoat Junktion where she shares tutorials on painting furniture and upcycling thrifty finds into unique home décor. Her DIY projects have been featured on the Home Depot Blog, Plaid Crafts, Behr Designer Series, and in numerous magazines. Kathy’s newest website is HappyHomeDIY.com

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