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Make the best of everything!: Candy Stache

Friday, June 8, 2012

Candy Stache

I have noticed that both of Evan's grandpa's enjoy candy now and then.  I have also noticed that both of Evan's grandma's don't like it when Evan's grandpa's have candy in their houses!  

I thought Evan could give his grandpa's a " Candy stache" for Fathers day. 

This is the first time I have done a " Mustache" craft.  honestly, I don't really get why mustaches are so trendy.  Last weekend when my father in law was visiting, Evan wouldn't stop playing with his mustache, so I thought that a mustache gift would be cute ! My dad doesn't have a mustache, but I will just have to explain to him that things with " mustache's are extremely trendy right now.

How to make a Candy " Stache" 
1) Purchase some candy jars.  I found these glass jars in the home good department at Target.

2) Fill the jars with the favorite candy of the recipient.  ( I have noticed that both of Evan's grandpa's like peanut M&M's.

3) Make a gift card that states " Grandpa's stache"  and draw a mustache on it as well.  I used puff paint.  A Sharpie mark we would work well too.

4) With a hole puncher, and ribbon, attach the card to the candy jar.

I think this is a cute little gift.  Dad's are difficult to buy for.  Candy is always a fun gift!

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At June 8, 2012 at 9:00 AM , Blogger Sara R. said...

Hi Kristen!

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At June 10, 2012 at 9:21 AM , Anonymous Anonymous said...

What a great gift idea! I'm sure your father and father-in-law are going to love theirs.

At June 11, 2012 at 8:27 AM , Blogger mrslauralynn said...

haha, I love this, it would be a perfect little gift for my hubby!

At June 11, 2012 at 3:07 PM , Blogger Thrifty Miss Smith said...

Oh these are just adorable :) I'm going to make one for Dad and Grandpa from my little guy. Thanks so much for sharing your awesome idea!

At June 11, 2012 at 4:49 PM , Blogger Erin said...

I love the play on words. Cute, cute!


At June 11, 2012 at 8:43 PM , Blogger Crafty Mischief said...

What a fun idea! Grandpas and daddies would love it! Thanks for sharing!

At June 12, 2012 at 7:07 AM , Blogger Jenny @ The NY Melrose Family said...

These are so cute! I love the play on words. I need a jar like this for myself. I host a weekly link party that goes live tonight at 8 EST and I'd love for you to join in. www.thenymelrosefamily.blogspot.com

At June 12, 2012 at 7:31 PM , Blogger Alexis.S said...

I think you should get your dad should bring his mustache back!

At June 12, 2012 at 11:41 PM , Blogger Katie Goldsworthy said...

I think those are really cute! Great idea!

@ Creatively Living

At June 17, 2012 at 11:42 AM , Blogger Charlene@APinchofJoy said...

What a great grandpa gift -- bet they loved it! Thanks so much for sharing on Busy Monday at A Pinch of Joy. Hope to see you again soon!

At June 17, 2012 at 9:48 PM , Blogger Sharon @ Elizabeth & Co. said...

Oh this is cute!

At July 21, 2012 at 3:11 PM , Blogger Lorie said...

Just found your blog and I absolutely love looking through the posts. I will definitely have to this as a "just because" gift to my hubby from me and boys. Thanks for the idea!

At October 1, 2012 at 8:45 PM , Blogger Michele said...

Cute! My husband has serious sweet tooth and this would be a cute gift for him to take and leave on his desk at work


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