Candy Crafts

How to Make Crafts Using Candy

Wedding candy bar
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Let's craft with candy. You can use any candy you like. It can be wrapped or not, and your finished craft can be edible or not. You can also use other items in your project, and it does not have to be made using candy alone. Grab some candy and start experimenting. Browse through these projects and then grab some candy and start crafting.

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    Advent Candy Tree and Poem

    Advent Candy Tree and Poem
    Advent Candy Tree and Poem.

    Use colorful, wrapped candies as decorations on this cardboard Christmas tree.

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    Candy Bar Letter
    Candy Bar Letter.

    Discover how you can use candy bars to tell a story or write a letter of congratulations.

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    Candy Cane Reindeer

    Candy Cane Reindeer Craft
    Candy Cane Reindeer Craft.

    A visitor named Reginald shared directions to help you make a reindeer using a candy cane and some basic craft supplies.

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    Candy Christmas House

    Candy Christmas House Craft
    Candy Christmas House Craft.

    This candy house, made by Laurel, was made with a base of boxes from crackers and hot cocoa.

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    Candy Kiss Rose Bud Craft
    Candy Kiss Rose Bud Craft.

    Follow these simple instructions to learn how you can use a couple of Hershey brand kisses to make a rose bud.

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    Candy Plant Craft
    Candy Plant Craft.

    Decorate a flower pot and then fill it with tasty flowers made using candy.

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    Candy Sucker Ghost

    Candy Sucker Ghost Craft

    Gather the kids around the craft table and show them how to make little ghosts out of a sucker, a Kleenex, and a chenille stem.

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    Candy Wreath Craft
    Candy Wreath Craft.

    Use these instructions to make a wreath for Christmas, or for any occasion, using seasonal candies.

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    Seuss Fish Bowl Party Favor
    Seuss Fish Bowl Party Favor.

    These cute, miniature fish bowls are easy to make, and they are great to use as a party decoration or favor.

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    Graham Cracker Houses
    Graham Cracker Houses.

    Have fun constructing a faux gingerbread house using graham crackers instead of gingerbread. Have fun decorating it with frosting and candies.

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    Heart Candy Bouquet

    Heart Candy Bouquet
    Heart Candy Bouquet.

    Follow these instructions shared by a visitor named Lana and you can make a fancy bouquet featuring a heart-shaped candy flower.

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    Lollipop Scarecrow

    Lollipop Scarecrow
    Lollipop Scarecrow.

    Discover how easy it is to dress up a sucker to look like a little scarecrow using a scrap of muslin and a few basic craft supplies.

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    Mother's Day Candy Bouquet

    Mother's Day Candy Bouquet
    Mother's Day Candy Bouquet.

    You can craft amazing looking flowers using a piece of candy and a piece of crepe paper. You can make one or an entire bouquet full.

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    Printable Candy Bar Wrappers

    Printable Candy Bar Wrappers
    Printable Candy Bar Wrappers.

    You can make personalized candy bar wrappers to use for any occasion by using printable mailing labels.

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    Smiley Shaker

    Smiley Shaker Craft
    Smiley Shaker Craft.

    This cute candy holder is made using a plastic circle cut from a milk jug, some card stock, and some small candies.

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    Teacher Thank You Card Craft
    Teacher Thank You Card Craft.

    Check out these directions, shared by Heather, and you can create a fun card for a teacher using a Smarties candy and a Dum-Dum sucker.

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    Wedding Candy Bar

    Wedding Candy Bar
    Wedding Candy Bar.

    Follow this advice if you want to make a candy display at your next party or big event. We made this yellow one for my daughter's wedding.

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    Yummy Mummy

    Yummy Mummy
    Yummy Mummy.

    This little mummy treat was used by simply wrapping a small package of candy in tissue paper.