Candy is Dandy Topiary

Project designed by: Vicki O'Dell

Description

Create a fun and festive Easter celebration your entire family can enjoy! This easy project adds a punch of color to your holiday dinner or dessert table. This fun craft also makes a great candy table centerpiece at birthday parties or weddings.

Supplies

  • Wooden Dowel Rod
  • (2) 5” Styrofoam Balls
  • 6” Styrofoam Ball
  • 6” clay pot
  • Paint
  • Glass marbles
  • Lollipops
  • Easter Grass
  • Floral Pins
  • Krazy Glue Craft

Steps

  1. Paint the flower pot in the desired color and let dry.
  2. Put a small handful of glass marbles in the bottom of the pot.
  3. Using Krazy Glue, secure one of the 5” Styrofoam Balls in the base of the pot and let dry.
  4. Cut the wooden dowel down to two 5” pieces. Glue one end of a wooden dowel into the Styrofoam ball in the pot.
  5. Glue the 6” Styrofoam ball onto the other end of the dowel.
  6. Push the second dowel in through the 6” Styrofoam ball at the top. Push until it meets the first dowel rod. Glue in place with Krazy Glue.
  7. Glue the second 5” ball to the top of the second dowel rod.
  8. Begin pushing lollipops into the Styrofoam balls
  9. Finish by inserting small bunches of Easter Grass on the base. Secure in place with a dab of glue.

Tip: To make this arrangement permanent, add Krazy Glue to the ends of each lollipop stick before putting it into the Styrofoam.