9 Candy Cane Crafts

December 5, 2012 - Filed under Christmas

9 Candy Cane Crafts

Nothing say “Holidays” quite like candy canes! Not only are they perfect for all sorts of sweet treats, but they can also be used in festive craft projects that will bring the holiday spirit in your house or make great gifts.

1. Candy Cane Wreath

Layer on candy canes every which way, hot-gluing them in place, then add bright red ornaments and fashion with a bow.

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2. Decorative Garland

Hooked onto polka-dot ribbons, a row of candy canes livens up a bough-decked window, or fireplace mantle.

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3. Party Favors

Cut slits on your invitations, or thank you notes, decorate, and slip a candy cane through.

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4. Candy Cane Centerpiece

This adorable candy cane vase will add the perfect festive touch to your Christmas table. Attach double sided tape to the outside of a vase or can. Attach the Candy Canes, and secure with a ribbon. Then fill the vase or can with roses.

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5. Place Card Holders

Secure three mini candy canes with double-sided tape to make easels for place cards.

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6. Candy Cane Tree Topper

Go above and beyond the typical candy cane ornaments with this whimsical and festive tree topper.

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7. Santa’s Candy Sleighs

Wrap different sized chocolate treats. Then attach two candy canes to the largest chocolate bar and stack the rest of the chocolate presents. Finish with a foil wrapped Santa to drive the sleigh.

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8. Candy Cane Candlesticks

Glue candy canes around the base of a candle with the hooks pointing down. Attach a decorative bow, and you’ve got the beginning of a great holiday table.

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9. Rudolph Candy Canes

These make great ornaments for the tree and are the perfect craft for young kids.

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Bonus: Candy Cane Martini

When you’re done with all these crafts reward yourself with this yummy Candy Cane Martini.

1 1/4 ounces vanilla vodka
1 1/4 ounces white crème de cacao
3/4 ounce peppermint schnapps
Garnish: peppermint candy

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Posted by: kelly

1 Comment so far

  1. Samantha December 5, 2012 7:37 pm

    That wreath is insane! I would never let anyone eat it.

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