(Closed) DIY Candy Buffet

posted 5 years ago in DIY
Post # 3
23636 posts
Honey Beekeeper
  • Wedding: September 2011

@lauramwall:  I’m thinking, Dollar Tree, and Michaels (go armed with coupons). Maybe even Ikea for containers.  Oh, and Costco for candy!

Post # 4
101 posts
Blushing bee
  • Wedding: June 2013

it depends on your colour scheme…..

for instance mine is red and black….I therefore atocked up on candy right after valentines day at 75% – 80% off:):)  If your colours are pastel etc. good to shop after easter,,,,  You get what I mean…lol…

In terms of vases and such…Value village, Goodwill, garage sales since the weather is getting warmer…. you got lots of time and tons of opportunities to stock up…

hope that helped:)

Post # 5
679 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: November 2010

I did our candy buffet.  I chose not to follow a color scheme but instead just picked the candy we liked or that is popular.  After a lot of shopping around I found that ounce for ounce, Walmart had the best prices on candy.  (The bagged candy)  We were married Thanksgiving weekend, so I picked up a bunch of candy after Halloween for extremely low prices (I bought a bunch of bags of fun size skittles and then opened all of the little packages to put in the glass bowl I had.


My containers came from various places such as Home Goods, TJ Maxx, Ikea and I borrowed a lot of containers from anyone that had something that would work.  be creative with your containers.  For example, I used the large martini glasses and put them in a glass bowl creating a two tier candy bowl with Starburst in the bottom and Skittles on top.


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