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Candy Corn Treat Bucket {31 Days of Halloween: Day 9}

Welcome to Day 9 of the 31 Days of Halloween!

I’m so excited to have my friend Christine from I Dig Pinterest here for my first 31 Days of Halloween guest post! Wait until you see the crazy cute little tutorial she has for you today!

 

Hi Endlessly Inspired readers! I’m thrilled to be here today. Halloween is my favorite holiday, so I keep very busy making cute, spooky crafts and tasty, festive treats leading up to the big day.

Candy corns are just too cute, so I couldn’t help but use them to make today’s craft: a Candy Corn Treat Bucket! It’s deceivingly easy to make!

Make this super cute treat bucket out of a plain metal bucket and candy corn! #31DaysofHalloween

I don’t personally like to eat candy corns, but creating with them is sure a thrill!  There’s a lot of gluing involved with this project, but it goes quite fast.  

My two-year-old snatched it when I finished photographing and hasn’t put it down since.

Supplies

1 mini metal bucket (I purchased mine at Target at the Dollar Spot)
Ribbon
Candy Corns (1 bag was exactly enough, so you may want another just in case)
Hot Glue Gun
Drill for making the holes in the sides

Make this super cute treat bucket out of a plain metal bucket and candy corn! #31DaysofHalloween

Begin by drilling a small hole (just large enough to string your ribbon through) in opposite sides of the bucket towards the top.

Make this super cute treat bucket out of a plain metal bucket and candy corn! #31DaysofHalloween

String your ribbon through the hole

Make this super cute treat bucket out of a plain metal bucket and candy corn! #31DaysofHalloween

Tie a big knot.

Make this super cute treat bucket out of a plain metal bucket and candy corn! #31DaysofHalloween

Now do the same for the other side, and you’ve got a cute ribbon handle!  I ended up swapping the Halloween ribbon out for some white rick rack because I liked the look of it better against the candy corns.

Make this super cute treat bucket out of a plain metal bucket and candy corn! #31DaysofHalloween

Now start hot gluing on your candy corns.  I began by putting a row around the top of the bucket and then worked down from there.

Make this super cute treat bucket out of a plain metal bucket and candy corn! #31DaysofHalloween

As you move down, the candy corns will tend to go more in a slanting pattern because of their shape.

Make this super cute treat bucket out of a plain metal bucket and candy corn! #31DaysofHalloween

I had to fill in just a few spaces with candy corns that I cut to just the right size, especially at the bottom.  After the bucket was covered, I glued on some white rick rack around the top rim of the bucket for decoration.

Make this super cute treat bucket out of a plain metal bucket and candy corn! #31DaysofHalloween

How adorable is this?  It’s a fun mini bucket for the little ones to take out trick-or-treating where it’s sure to receive lots of attention!  My little Hulk was the perfect model.

These would also be great party favors!

I hope you’ll stop by I Dig Pinterest soon where the annual Halloween Extravaganza is going on.  I’m sharing loads of Halloween crafts, party, food and decor ideas!

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