Congratulations to smbriones, whose Candy Corn Flower Arrangement has been chosen as October's Curbly Challenge winner. Stephanie's project was classified as 'classy', 'useful', 'unique', 'elegant', 'creative', and 'tasteful.'
Best of all, she included how-to directions, so grab some candy corn, skewers, floral tape, and ye' old hot glue gun, and make your own!
Have you heard the Curbly’s Candy Corn Challenge cut-off has been extended to October 29th?? In my continued effort to rally interest in this fabulous and profitable competition, I set my thinking cap straight and got to work fashioning something fashionable out of that quintessential Halloween confection. (Also, I didn’t want to be labeled ‘all talk and no action’ on the candy corn crafting front.) Anyway, here’s my idea for candy corn ‘fondant’ decorations! Continue Reading
Okay, so candy maker Brach’s gets their candy corn to get those funky colors by using various numbered dyes including yellows # 6 and 5, red # 3 and just to confuse those of us who read labels, blue #1. But just because these hues are as fake as the blue of Paris Hilton’s eyes, doesn’t mean we can’t find the oh-so-Halloween-y color combo in nature. Case in point: the Snapdragon Candy Corn. Described as smelling of cinnamon and spice, the snazzy snappers can be sown by seed and bloom to early spring to early summer. Continue Reading