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Spearmint trees and a candy tablescape

I used the gumdrop tree again this year and used the same color scheme for my Christmas tablescape, but I changed things up a little this time.

I placed candy canes in hurricane vases in epsom salts. I was inspired by The Inspired Room to do this.

Of course the gumdrop tree is the center piece.

I made some faux wrapped candies to lay about.

I picked up some lollipop ornaments from Target in my colors and tucked them into ribbon that I tied around my napkins.

I'm using the same red and blue Target plates as last year.

I created two mini trees from green hard spearmint candies. I love how these look. I had always put it off because I thought it was a waste of candy and that they might attract bugs, but I have $3.00 invested in both trees and so far, no bugs. I made the cone shapes for the trees from some poster board I already had.

I'm pleased overall with how this turned out, and it's truly a candy theme tablescape this year.

I'll be sharing at Tablescape Thursday and some of these great parties:


  1. I love this! We had the same gum drop tree when I was growing up. Really cute!

    1. Thank you! I'm glad I can continue one of my hubby's good Christmas memories.

  2. I love decorating with candy for the holidays, it is so happy! Where did you ever find blue & white candy canes? Love your palette of colors and the lollipops tucked in the napkins! Thanks for sharing so many cute ideas,

    1. Thanks for stopping by. The blue and white candy canes came from The Dollar Tree.

  3. Your table looks gorgeous! I love the trees!

    I would love for you to share it at my SHOW-licious Craft Showcase party!

    Happy Holidays!

  4. U did such a great job!! It is so fun & festive.

  5. this is so fun!! i love the gum drop tree. it makes me want to go play candyland! lol :)


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