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.
Layer on candy canes every which way, hot-gluing them in place, then add bright red ornaments and fashion with a bow.
Hooked onto polka-dot ribbons, a row of candy canes livens up a bough-decked window, or fireplace mantle.
3. Party Favors
Cut slits on your invitations, or thank you notes, decorate, and slip a candy cane through.
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.
Secure three mini candy canes with double-sided tape to make easels for place cards.
Go above and beyond the typical candy cane ornaments with this whimsical and festive tree topper.
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.
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.
These make great ornaments for the tree and are the perfect craft for young kids.
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
Posted by: kelly