I LOVE decorating for the holidays!! We have about 20 boxes of Christmas decorations, 2 or 3 boxes of Halloween, one box of Thanksgiving a box of Easter, and even a few Valentine’s and St. Patrick’s Day decorations. The only holiday where we’re really lacking is 4th of July. We’ve never had much in the way of patriotic decorations.
I was thrilled when Sweetworks sent me an assortment of their patriotic candies!! I decided I would make a patriotic centerpiece that would be both pretty to look at and fun to eat!!
This display is super easy to make. All you need is a wide-mouth flower vase, some pipecleaners, two clear drinking straws and your favorite Sweetworks candy!! I used the Celebration shimmer color gumballs in red, blue and white and red and blue eight packs of Sixlets.
First, layer the red, white and blue gumballs in the flower vase, up to the rim. Not only are they pretty, but they will also help to anchor the Sixlet “flowers” in place.
For each flower you will need one pipe cleaner for the stem and a half a pipe cleaner for the petals.
Arrange the petals so they look like a flower or sparkler. Arrange the stems in the vase of gumballs. I made four this way – they will be a little droopy – that’s okay!! Make two more and thread the end of each stem into a clear drinking straw. The straw will give the flower the support to stick up in the middle of the vase.
Sweetworks candies are perfect for holiday decorating. They are so bright and colorful – and well-made – no worry of colors flaking off over time. SweetWorks manufactures and distributes upscale gum, candy and chocolate. Whatever you may be looking for, SweetWorks has it!
Visit all my Sweetworks Holiday Decorating Posts HERE!
And now for the Giveaway!!
Sweetworks is giving away $50 worth of Sweetworks candy to one of my lucky readers!! Here’s what you can win:
Patriotic Winner Packages
- Item Description Qty Value
- Royal Blue Sixlets 14oz Stand-Up Bag 1 $ 5.00
- Shimmer White Sixlets 14oz Stand-Up Bag 1 $ 5.00
- Royal Blue Gumballs 14oz Stand-Up Bag 1 $ 5.00
- Red Gumballs 14oz Stand-Up Bag 1 $ 5.00
- Red & White Peppermint Crumble Jar 1 $ 3.00
- Blue & White Vanilla Crumble Jar 1 $ 3.00
- Red, White, Blue Sixlets Small Peg Bags 2 $ 2.00
- Red, White, Blue Pearls Small Peg Bags 2 $ 2.00
- Red, White, Blue Stars Sweet Shapes 2 $ 2.00
- Red Foiled Milk Chocolate Hearts 1/2 lb $ 6.00
- Royal Blue Foiled Milk Chocolate Balls 1/2 lb $ 6.00
- White Foiled Milk Chocolate Balls 1/2 lb $ 6.00
- Total Package Value $50.00
This SweetWorks giveaway is exclusively hosted on our blog, so only those who enter here will win. Keep hopping to all the other SweetWorks giveaways in the Linky below for 24 more chances to win $50 in SweetWorks Candy on EACH BLOG!
Enter on the Giveaway form below. Giveaway ends 6/29/15 at 11:59 p.m. EST. Open to residents of the US, age 18 and older.