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Sunday, December 09, 2007

Candy Bar: a make or break situation

I never even wanted a candy bar. Really, I didn't. If I was even going to consider it, I wanted big, mis-matched apothecary jars to display the goodies.





Considering the cheapest ones I could find were $20 or upward each, I figured why even bother. I got very close to purchasing a few pieces from Save-on-crafts.com. This web site is a gem for the DIY bride. The deals are insane. If you haven't already, check out the specials link. The products are always changing and you'll eventually find a great deal on things you can use. For example, they recently featured 24" Eiffel tower vases for $8 each!

Then, I was on the hunt for some Christmas ornaments a few weeks back and ended up at Marshall's. When I realized how many cool knickknacks they had, I hit the glass aisle. There were so many beautiful apothecary jars, all under $10. No, they weren't the highest quality glass, but they had so many variations of shapes and sizes. I ended up with these three, which I filled with ornaments for a holiday centerpiece. Marshall's also has tons of really great candle holders, vases and glass pieces that would look great as part of a mix-and-match motif. Now I'm on the hunt for purple satin ribbon and the perfect candy.

1 Comments:

Anonymous Ty1116 said...

Hi! My FI and I are going to have a candy bar, too. We're trying to see eye-to-eye in terms of the look of the bar. He wants candy store style containers, plain cylinders. I love the look of apothecary jars, but they can get pretty pricey. I've been researching all over the web in Ebay stores and Sav-on-crafts, but had never really though about Marshalls. Thanks so much for the info! I'll have to make a visit to the one near me. What we have decided on is the packaging of the guests candy treats. For great deals at wholesaleprices, check out www.nashvillewwraps.com.

Monday, August 25, 2008 8:28:00 AM  

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