Tuesday, November 16, 2010

{Christmas Craft Week: Day 2 - Santa's Belly Candy Dish}

Don't Forget about my awesome giveaway from Little Green Books! They would make a great gift! :)

It's Day 2 of Christmas Craft Week!

He had a broad face and a little round belly,
that shook when he laughed, like a bowl full of jelly.

SANTA - I KNOW HIM!
(any Elf fans? l.o.v.e.)

Santa makes me smile!
Candy makes me smile!
and this project DEFINITELY makes me smile!

Santa's Belly Candy Bowl!


I think my "fur" needs a little hair cut ...
but isn't it adorable??

I can't wait to fill it with Candy Canes!
I'm also currently making a galvanized tub one to use for drinks!!

Want to make your own?

What you need:
- Clay Pot (Galvanized Tub, even a Sand Bucket)
- Red & Black Paint
- Gold sequins for the belt (or glitter, etc)
- White Fur/Trim (or white garland)
- Hot Glue

Paint your Pot Red - I used the cheap WalMart spray paint!


Paint your "black" belt.
You could also use black ribbon! :)


Then use hot glue to add some white faux fur along the top!


Now you need the belt buckle.
I used gold sequins, but you could use glitter or gold floral wire too! :)

That's it!
Fill it with candy canes.
Or maybe ornaments.
or even use it as a "gift bag"!
The possibilites are endless!



I'm linking up to these parties! :)

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18 comments:

  1. That is super cute and so easy to make. Very creative!

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  2. So cute! Great idea, love the glam buckle.

    Following you now.....come on by!

    closertolucy.blogspot.com

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  3. love this idea. GREAT blog. your newest blog hop follower. happy tuesday. would *love* a follow back. you can find me at:

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  4. Hi just calling by from your latest follower Via Wednesday Blog hops. Love meeting new bloggers. Hope you are having a wonderful week so far.Be sure to check my blog out www.jamarahcraftycreations.blogspot.com
    Sarah.

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  5. SO AWESOME! I need to make that this year. I have too many people that would make a great gift bucket for! :)

    P.S. my daughter loves Elf. We just saw it on Broadway 2 weeks ago.

    Following you from FMBT! Hope you stop by and follow us as well! We have some great giveaways going on now and every week until Christmas!

    Mommy Misc

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  6. Following from Follow me Wednesday. Cute blog, look forward in reading more.

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  7. What a cute idea and what a cute blog! Following you from Follow Me Wednesday. If you'd like to visit you can find me at http://heismybeloved.blogspot.com
    Thanks!

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  8. I'm your newest follower from Follow Me Wednesday! I hope you will return the love! http://thelifeofacoastguardwife.blogspot.com/2010/11/hump-day.html
    Happy Hump Day!
    Cara

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  9. I'm a new follower from Follow Me Wednesday :-)

    Love the Xmas Candy Dish . . . very nice!!!

    Visit my blogs when you get a chance . . . http://labelladiva.blogspot.com

    Happy Hump Day . . . Gina

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  10. That is awesome! I would love for you to come link up at the Strut your Stuff Party!
    http://danajeanward.blogspot.com/2010/11/strut-your-stuff-link-party-and.html

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  11. How fun, this is simply adorable, and while I wouldn't use it for a candy bowl, I wouldn't mind putting a pretty plant in there. Thanks for a GREAT idea.

    Would you PLEASE come share this at my special party **6 weeks 2 JINGLE**, its all things Christmas, and I need all the cool projects on there, he he. Thanks girl!!!

    Bella :)

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  12. This turned out really cute too!! Thanks for linking this up too!

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  13. I love clay pot paint projects - and I've never seen this. Too cute!

    Would love for you to stop by this weekend and link up to Passion for Paint.

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  14. I just found this site~ I love it!! I'm loving this cute Santa Candy Bowl!I have shared this and a link back to this tutorial on my website
    www.sewmuchtalent.com. In a blog called Holiday Projects!
    Thanks for sharing! I love what you do!

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  15. Very cute. popped over from The Thrifty Decor Chick's blog. Definitely a craft my son (5) could make (with some help of course) for his teacher's gift this year.

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  16. Very cute! This would also make a cute pot to go underneath a small Christmas tree. :)

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  17. Super cute idea, I just started my DIY home wedding and classroom blog. Check it out if you get a chance:)
    http://craftyheartswarmhome.blogspot.com/

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