Friday, August 9, 2013

DIY candy jar

Well folks, I know that I have not been posting but things are very hectic for me and it is difficult to do all what I would like get done. My eldest daughter is getting married next month and her bridal shower is in 15 days!!! I feel like a headless chicken running around trying to do a thousand and one things but I just wanted to stop by and let you all know that I am still alive...haha! Anyway, here is one project that I have been doing for her bridal shower. I made a couple of candy jars from jars, vases and ribbon. I am thinking of using them for the wedding reception too.

I used a couple jars that I had gotten at a yard sale for $0.25 cents each! I also got those milk vases at the flea market for $1.00 each. The glue I used is the Loctite brand. You can use other adhesives that can hold the material of what you are using. The decorative ribbon, believe or not, I got a big roll of it for $0.99 cents at a closeout store. The end result is a pair of beautiful candy jars (or you can put whatever you want in them) for less than $4. You can get also these stuff (or something similar) at thrift stores or at the dollar store.

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