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5.06.2009

How sweet it is...

... to be finished with my candy buffet! I must say, getting the candy buffet all fancied up was a much harder task than I originally thought! I have had the jars for the candy forever, we finished the candy boxes about awhile ago (as in LAST JUNE! haha), made this sign for the center of the display and had already bought all the candy so the last task was making the jars look pretty!

I knew I wanted some labels on the jars, so I printed some up in my second favorite font (DJ Fancy), printed them out and glued them to some cardstock and then glued that to a ribbon and put it on the jar. They do not all look the exact same, since the shapes are different. Here they are all together:

And here is a close-up of one of them:


A word of advice to anyone out there who plans to make some labels of any sort to put on their candy jars (or anything else that is glass) - USE THE HOT GLUE GUN!!! The first time I put these together, I used some glue dots and tape runners thinking that that would work. Well, by the time I woke up the next morning, pretty much everything fell apart and I had to start over. The hot glue gun worked wonderfully... and everything has been holding up perfectly since then!

I also added some ribbon to the scoops and ladles that we will be using for the candy. Here is how they turned out:


The scoops were purchased here and the ribbon is from Michael's.

That is one more project down and only a couple to go! It really is bittersweet!

23 comments:

Morgan said...

I love the scoops and I might have to steal them for my wedding!!

honey my heart said...

oh that is too cute. i love the glassware you chose :)

Adrienne said...

WOW! Your jars look amazing and I love the touch of ribbon to the scoops!

Domestic Designer said...

It looks just great! You are one creative gal!

Nat said...

We just decided to do a candy buffet! Thanks for the advice on the hot glue gun!! Yours look great by the way! You'll have to let me know how it goes and if you have any advice for me!

jessica lynn said...

yay! congrats for checking another item off the to do list! :)

Jen said...

Love the jar labels! May have to steal your beautiful idea!

Hannah D. said...

OMG I am dyyyying - these are SO cute! You are so seriously talented!!

Caroline said...

how cute!!! you're very crafty

Jules said...

The glassware looks great, especially with the cute lables. I also love your scoops! You did a great job :)

Jules said...

Labels, not lables! ;)

Jackie said...

Oh I love these! Very, very cute!!

Shell said...

what a coincidence! i posted on candy bars today as well! we probably won't do one since we have other favors in mind, but they are seriously fab! great job!

Jane said...

Those look fabulous! Ahh you are getting married soo soon!!

Always Organizing said...

Love it! I am still deciding between a candy buffet and favors on the table, this may sway me to do the candy buffet!

Hayley Mae said...

This is too fabulous, soo cute!!! I love DJ Fancy too ;)

Dana said...

My guest realy loved the candy bar at my reception. You containers are so cute.

Polka Dots & Protein Bars said...

Those looks AMAZING! I love that font too!

The Mrs. said...

So cute! Did you choose multi-colored candy... or just colors that match your theme?

amberpeace said...

The scoops are precious. I'm considering doing for favors champange jelly bellys in flutes :)

LauraAnn said...

The candy jars and scoops turned out so cute!!

very married said...

oooo, that font is SO cool!

KATE said...

ohhh that is such a cute idea! i saw your ring pictures below it is BEAUTIFUL!