DIY Halloween Project: Candy Towers

How to make candy towers, a fun Halloween DIY project for the family. Click through to see the tutorial at HomeandEventStyling.com!Halloween is one of my and my family’s favorite holidays. Besides dressing up and decorating the house, we also love all the fun, creative projects we get to do that are inspired by the holiday.

One of my favorite DIY Halloween projects are candy towers. They are super easy and inexpensive to make and look great when they’re finished. They are also very versatile because you can choose the colors of the candy wrappers and shape of the vases to make them your own.

You can do this project in an afternoon with your family or even create a party around it. Kids love bringing their own candy to mix and match to turn into towers.

Here is the easy step-by-step tutorial for creating your own candy towers:

Step 1: Choose large, clear vases to hold the candy. Tall, round vases work the best, but other shapes can work well, too, depending on the type of candy you choose.

How to make candy towers, a fun Halloween DIY project for the family. Click through to see the tutorial at HomeandEventStyling.com!

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Step 2: Select a large assortment of candy. Some candies are better for stacking than others because they more evenly lay in the towers. Candies such as nerds and milk duds come in small boxes, making them perfect candidates. These boxes can be sorted by color and stacked horizontal one time and then vertical a few rows later.  Large gum balls in a single row stack well and laffy taffy can me molded to the curve of the bowl if round.

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Step 3: Pack them tightly to prevent shifting. I like to face all the candy going the same direction for a more fluid look.

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Step 4: To top off the towers, gumballs, M&M’s, jelly beans, Hershey’s Kisses, and candy corn work really well. I think it looks best to use a loose top of solid color or something similar, such as candy corn.

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This project is a ton of fun to do and makes a dramatic table setting to a Halloween party. They are also great for the trick or treaters to see as they enter your home.

You can even get creative with them and mix in other elements. Let your imagination take over.

Warm regards,
Megan

Fall Decorating Ideas Round-Up

50 Fall Decorating Ideas | HomeandEventStyling.com #halloween #pumpkins

Fall is here, so it’s time to break out all the warm colors, cinnamon candles, and nature-inspired decor. My favorite part about the fall is how cozy the color palette and textures are. So many inspiring elements can be found right in your backyard or at your local market and transformed to suit your own personal style.

This round-up features 50 fall decorating ideas, from general seasonal decor to festive Halloween-styled fun. Most of the projects are DIY so you can implement these quickly and affordably in your own home. Enjoy!

falldecoratingideas0710 Easy Fall Decorating Ideas
My favorite fall decor is all found in nature. The colors are rich, the weather is beautiful, and there are so many textures and shapes that make up the symbols of the season. The most popular are pumpkins, gourds, leaves, and pine cones but there are so many fun ways to turn them into decor for your home. Here are 10 easy fall decorating ideas to inspire you.

fallcenterpiece0310 DIY Fall Centerpiece Ideas
One of my favorite things to change up throughout the year is my dining table’s centerpiece. For the fall, it’s all about incorporating warm colors, seasonal flowers, and other elements from nature. The pieces that can make up a stylish fall centerpiece can often be found right outside in your background or at your local market. Here are 10 DIY fall centerpiece ideas to inspire you.

pumpkindecor0310 DIY Fall Pumpkin Decor Ideas
One of the most iconic symbols to decorate with in the fall is the pumpkin. There are so many fun ideas to take pumpkins and elevate them into something fresh and creative. In fact, pumpkins can be downright chic and fit any style or color palette your home possesses. Here are 10 DIY pumpkin decorating ideas you can use to get your home stylishly ready for fall.

halloweenfoyer0610 Festive Ideas for a Halloween Foyer
If you want to add a splash of Halloween decor to your home, the foyer is one of the best places to do that. Since it’s right in the entryway, any guests that visit will be able to get a dose of the Halloween spirit. There are a lot of fun ideas for dressing up this space, whether you’re keen on a simpler approach or like to go all out. Here are 10 festive ideas to inspire you.

halloweenstaircase0610 Halloween Staircase Decorating Ideas
Staircases provide a ton of fun decorating opportunities for the holidays, especially during Halloween. Haunted houses in movies always have a creepy staircase, so you can have a lot of fun transforming your own to capture that eerie mood of the season. Even the smallest ideas can have a great impact. Here are 10 Halloween staircase decorating ideas to inspire you.

What are your fall decorating traditions? Let me know in the comments!

Warm regards,
Megan