How to Make Christmas Candy Ornaments With Hard Candies

Handmade Christmas ornaments are an ideal way to add a personal touch to your holiday tree. You can use hard candies to make whimsical ornaments that can be hung from the tree or hooks on the wall, making for a sweet addition to your Christmas decor. Then, the ornaments can be taken down to eat when you're in the mood. Little ones can get involved in completing this holiday craft and can even make the ornaments as gifts for relatives.

Things You'll Need

  • Hard candies
  • Twist tie
  • Thin ribbon
  • Scissors
  • Hot glue gun
  • Plastic ornament hook

Instructions

    • 1

      Hold three hard candies by the top of their wrappers. Wrap a twist tie around the wrappers, securing the candies together. The candy should now dangle underneath the twisted together ends of the wrappers.

    • 2

      Cut a piece of thin ribbon to about 3 inches long.

    • 3

      Tie the ribbon around the twist tie in a bow, concealing the twist tie.

    • 4

      Heat up a hot glue gun.

    • 5

      Secure a plastic ornament hook to the center of the twisted wrappers, using a dot of hot glue.

    • 6

      Repeat until you have as many ornaments as you want.

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