Candy Centerpieces are a hot trend right now in bar & bat mitzvah decor, sweet 16 parties, and even some whimsical weddings. Here are 6 ideas for showcasing your Candy Centerpieces.
Candy – it’s an invitation to release your inner child. It’s also a very smart idea for decorating. Candy is colorful, pretty, and fun, and you can use plenty without breaking the bank. Even when using real flowers, it can be a good idea to incorporate some less expensive decor instead of trying to fill your space with blooms. Candy can do the trick without looking cheap. There are several ways to work candy centerpieces into your table-scape.
1 – Coordinate With Your Blooms
Source: Jennifer V Designs via Hostess with the Mostess
Sometimes, there’s just no substitute for fresh flowers. They look amazing and fill a space with color. As an alternative to an enormous floral masterpiece, keep your guests engaged with a creative mix of flowers and candy. You can also fill a vase with different tones in the same color family and top with flowers.
Covered in Candy can make almost anything out of candy, from footballs to tennis rackets and Chanel bags. For a show or fashion theme, candy shoes and a candy mannequin are the perfect decorative touches for your tables.
For a candy theme bat mitzvah or Sweet 16 party, you can display candy favorites in various jars of various types and heights, including domed platters, terrariums, and apothecary jars. View Modern Candy Theme Bat Mitzvah from Sara Renee Events.
You’ll have to tap into your inner crafter for this, but there are plenty of easy directions for candy flowers. Candy topiaries are particularly simple. You just glue candy around a Styrofoam ball until it is covered.
Lollipops work especially well for this. What starts out as decor turns into a sweet treat for guests to take home. These super cute candy-filled wands from Wanderfuls are perfect for a bridal or baby shower.
Source: Izzy Hudgins via Emmaline Bride
5 – Blend The Candy In With Other Items
There are plenty of things that you can use to create an arrangement if you think a bit outside the box. Willow branches, ribbon, pine cones, and fall leaves are all great choices. Use them as is or dress them up with a bit of paint. Glue some decorative paper around large cans for a vase. Add in some coordinating candy, and there it is!
6 – Candy Table Runners
If you’re having long tables at your event, we love the idea of lollipop and candy table runners! Instructions for creative a candy runner are available on anders ruff.
If you need a source for buying candy in bulk, Candy Warehouse stocks a wide assortment of everything from gum to chocolate to red hots.