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Thursday, October 7, 2010

More Candy Corn!

I liked my candy corn project yesterday so much that it gave me an even bigger and better idea.  So, last night I ran out to pick up some medium sized terra cotta pots and got to work as soon as I got home.  Here is what I did:

First I primed my pots with latex primer.

Then I painted the layered colors of the candy corn.  I didn't take pics of this because I figured it's pretty self explanatory.  After the paint was dry, I used a stencil to trace on some letters spelling out Trick-Or-Treat, and then painted the letters black.  Painting the letters was the most tedious part.


 Here are my cute candy corns!!  I think I'll put them on the front porch surrounded by pumpkins!

 Like I said yesterday, I didn't want the lines to be straight, but if you do, just use painter's tape and that should do the trick.

I also think it would be really cute to get the big terra cotta pots and use them as pumpkin stands!!  I don't have any pumpkins yet, otherwise I would have tried it with these.

The total cost to make this project:  $9.00 for the pots.  I had everything else on hand.

Here is where I'm linking up today:







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11 comments:

  1. That is super cute and will be adorable on your porch with pumpkins around it!! :)

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  2. Hi there! I'm over from Wendy's Frugal Friday... This is absolutely adorable! What a fun project, my kids would love it! Clever girl!

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  3. Wow! This is fantastic! I hope you'll come link it up to my Halloween party this weekend. www.whilehewasnapping.blogspot.com. It would be such a great addition! It looks wonderful!

    Krista

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  4. Very cute idea...simple but sweet and clever.

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  5. So stinkin' cute! I love it! These will be great porch decor while we wait for pumpkin carving time, and they will last year to year! Great idea!

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  6. So cute! Love this idea! Great job.

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  7. I love candy corns and these are just adorable. Great idea.

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  8. I featured you this week!

    http://www.houseofhepworths.com/2010/10/13/hookin-up-with-hoh-20/

    Feel free to grab a button if you want.

    ~Allison @ House of Hepworths

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  9. I love them!

    - Michelle @ Bunch of Craft

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