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DIY Valentine Candy Dishes

This year I decided I needed some cute candy dishes to put 
all the yummy Valentine's candy in. 
I was at Michael's one night and came across these super cute 
Valentine bowls and I knew I had to get them. 

These are a lot like the ones I used for my cupcake stand I made
 last summer, which you can see HERE

I could have just left them the way they were, but that's no fun so I had to fancy them up a bit!

I had some candle sticks from the Dollar Store on hand. I got those and spray painted them red.
To see how to spray paint glass you can go see my tutorial HERE.

When those fully dried, I glued them to the bowls with E-6000 glue.

When I put them up on the candle sticks I decided it needed another bowl type thing next to it. I knew the perfect thing. I pulled out my Valentine's box and found my cute little heart silver bowl I have had since I got married.

Now for filling them with goodies...

I am so happy how they turned out! Although, I have been in a little trouble with them because my kiddos keep sneaking candy. I might I have put them up higher!!!

Happy Valentine's!! 

Joining these Link Parties HERE


  1. Another awesome project, Jill! :D

  2. Sooo cute! I wish i had the time to be more crafty

  3. What a great idea - you're so clever! I'm going to pin these to my Valentine's day board :)

  4. Those are sooo cute! What an awesome idea. I never thought about spray painting the glass candle sticks from the dollar store. Thanks for sharing your great idea!

    Thrifty Decor Mom

  5. Oh my gosh, so much better! Love the height you gave it!

  6. Oh my those are so cute! Love that you used dollar store items. Pinning this!

  7. What a cute idea! I'll have to keep an eye out for the things I would need to make these!

    Thanks for sharing at last weekends link party @The Weekend re-Treat

  8. I have got to get to Michael's to see if they have any more of these bowls! Thanks for sharing at the Loving Valentine's Day Party!


  9. Congrats! Totally featuring this over the weekend on 'Or so she says...'! Thanks a bunch for linking up. I would love to see you back with more of 'Your Great Ideas'. (

    ~ Mariel

  10. I bought the same dishes at Michalel's. I love them. Never thought about the Dollar Store candlesticks. How clever and cute! I even have the glue and red paint.

    We are co-hosting a party Saturday Dishes with Savannas (Hammock Tracks) and Paula (Call Me PMC) and highlighting Valentine's Day. These would be perfect. Hope you can drop by and leave a link. They would be a hit!

    Have a wonderful weekend. Linda (The Contessa)

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