Introduction: How to Make a Candy/Treat Jar
If you work at a desk during the day, or you just like having candy/treats around, you are probably familiar with the different ways people store their candy/treats. Here is a simple yet fun Candy/Treat Jar that was made from things I had just lying around the house. You could keep it for yourself, or you could make and give it as a gift to someone else. This one lives by the side of my bed. It is devoted to Jordan Almonds. Hope you like it.
Clean bottle with lid
A short glass candlestick or something like it (Mine was a base for a cake plate, which I kept around once the plate part died.)
Some wood that could be used for a knob on top of the lid, ( I used a base ring, for use with old school clothes pins, the top was an empty “Squinkies” shell http://www.squinkies.com/.)
Black spray paint
Here is the cleaned bottle.
Here is the base with a ring of E-6000 glue on it.
Place the bottle on top of the base. Center it, the best you can, and let it dry.
Use the E6000 to glue the wood ring (whatever you found to use) on to the center of the lid. I glued the empty “Squinkies” shell into the center of the ring. It doesn’t look like much right now, but, wait until it is dry, at least one hour.
Once the glue on the lid is dry, spray paint it black, in a well-ventilated area. Wait until the first coat is dry, then, add a second coat. Now that looks a whole lot better.
You may embellish this in a lot of different ways; I chose to keep it simple with some white curling ribbon. I tied a length of it around the neck of the bottle and then, curled about 2 yards more, tied it to the first length and curled the left over ends.
Add the Candy/Treat of your choice and ENJOY!
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