Tuesday, October 4, 2011

Death By Candy Corn Part - 1

I started early making my 31 Days of Halloween projects. Mostly that meant I did a lot of shopping. I had plans for making a display with my "candy corn" pieces. I kept eating the props. (At least the candy corn and chocolate eyeballs.) I had every intention of using "stuff" I had at home. It worked for about 5 minutes. I hit the road and headed to the local Dollar Tree. Don't buy your candy corn there. It's "generic", and while many things generic aren't different, diet colas and candy corn seem to fall into that category where you need to buy name brand. Disappointing I know.
My skeleton prop came from Dollar Tree, as well as the martini glass.The candy corn, Brach's, came from the local grocer! Now I have all these bags of candy corn. ( Well, at least as I write this I do.) I found this recipe for Candy Corn Cordials from the food network. You'll find other Candy Corn recipes there as well!

I used some decorative paper for a background and an ATC sized black scrap. Stamp the candy corn images on scraps of white paper, color with your Copic markers, then stamp with the cute pumpkin face cut out from Third Coast Rubber Stamps. I found the cute candy corn stamp in the Michael's $1 bin. ( It's been lurking in my stash for awhile and is happy to be out and about!)

Check out the other 31 Days of Halloween bloggers in the blog roll on the right! Thanks for stopping by and come back again tomorrow!

19 comments:

DonnaMundinger said...

So THAT'S how you did that manacing candy corn. LOL What a hoot! great staging and good to know about the generics. xxD

Kristina said...

What a great display, Love it all wonderful job on the 4th day of 31 days by S&S!
Peace,
Kristy

ike said...

FABULOUS - great layout of your things - it looks amnazing. I've never had candy corn so I wouldn't know about that !!
Hugz
Ike xxx

Susan said...

Freakishly fun!! great props, and tasty too!
Susan

monique said...

wow love the display, fab job

Jane said...

Love your candy corn fantastic work
Luv Jane xxx

Sharon Sahl said...

Your presentation is marvelous and I love the way you put the faces on the candy. It is dangerous to buy it early though - once made Easter egg jars for a craft show and I had to buy the eggs many times.

jennifer said...

I can relate to the sentiment, those candy corns are awesome!

DK Spins said...

Love this display, it's perfect! Candy corn is a weakness for me & I agree about the "generic" kind. Love those angry faces on the corn. Cute!

Steph said...

I love candy corn! When I was little I'd use to stick a couple on my teeth like fangs... who am i kidding i still occasionally do that :) Great card and I love the little faces that were added to the candies.

~Lady B~ said...

Awesome project and incredible display! Candy corn is my favorite halloween treat! Great job!

ldfdesign said...

dude candy corn is the best! even though it can be found all year it taste better in oct! great card and set up!

Sara a.k.a. Eternal Princess Ryan said...

Donna... I love it "Death by Candy Corn", very creative and addicting!!! LOL! I really love your props and creation!!!

Scrap Vamp said...

Those candy corn are so cute! Fun card!

MaRyKaY said...

Wow now thats how you show it off. love it

MaRyKaY said...

cute. but death by candy? nah hasnt happened to my big butt yet. lol

Susan's crafty chaos said...

What a fabulous idea to combine pumpkins and candy corn, they look wonderful together :D

Sugar said...

I can't do generic candy corn either lol.. love this post!

I Don't Do Straignt said...

Death by candy!......what a great way to go. FAB job!