If you loved last week’s candy apple upcycled bottle craft idea, you are going to love today’s candy pumpkin DIY.
I got a lot of questions about where I found the ball-shaped bottles to use in this super cute and simple gift idea, and if the Coca-Cola ornament bottles haven’t arrived yet in stores, I found these cute “AquaBalls” filled with flavored water in the water section of my local Safeway or Pavilions store. And I bought the jumbo size of orange-colored ball-shaped chocolate candies at my local Party City store.
What’s even more perfect for this craft is that the lids on the “AquaBalls” are already orange. I didn’t need to paint over them at all.
I emptied the bottles, removed the labels, filled with candies, and drew in a jack-o-lantern face on the front of each bottle with a Sharpie marker.
I finished it with a Halloween-themed ribbon and they were done!
One little tip, on the lids were ink stamps with the date and lot numbers of the bottles. To quickly remove those, I used Q-tips and a little nail polish remover. The letters came over perfectly.
These would make great teacher or neighbor gifts, or a fun classroom project for the Halloween holiday.
Let the pumpkin crafting begin!
Enjoy! Happy crafting!
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Love this! A couple of years ago, I got these bottles and at Christmas I put in red and green M&M’s and gave them out. Makes great teacher gifts, too. Just add a gift tag and you are done.
Love that idea!
These are absolutely adorable!! I found you at the Monday Funday party. 🙂
These are adorable! I love all things Halloween! Thanks so much for sharing. I can’t wait to make these with my boys. Have a great day.
How clever is this! I would be honored if you would share this at a blog hop I’m co-hosting this month, My Favorite Posts Show Off Weekend Party. We go live Friday @ 3pm MST.
Michelle @ On A Wing And A Prayer
Those are just entirely too stinkin’ CUTE!