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DIY Valentine's Day candy dish

Amy is a stay-at-home mommy to her 1-year-old daughter, Hailey Mae. She is a lover of all things domestic and blogs about her cooking, crafting, and parenting adventures on her personal blog, The Artful Blogger.

Adorable Valentine candy storage

Wondering where to store all that Valentine's Day candy? This DIY Valentine's Day candy dish inspired by old-style gumball machines is the perfect place to keep it on display.

Adorable Valentine candy storage

Make your house a little sweeter this Valentine's Day with a DIY gumball machine candy dish. Spice up the winter grays with splashes of pinks and reds that remind you to celebrate with your special valentine.

Adorable Valentine candy storage


  • Terracotta pot
  • Terracotta saucer
  • Glass dish
  • Large wooden beads
  • Pink paint
  • Paintbrush
  • Valentine's Day ribbon
  • Hot glue gun
  • Candy


Adorable Valentine candy storage


Paint the terracotta pot, saucer and wooden bead on all sides with the pink paint, then set them aside to dry.

Adorable Valentine candy storage


Heat up the hot glue gun. Turn the pot upside down and glue the glass bowl on top of the pot.

Adorable Valentine candy storage


Glue the wooden bead to the terracotta saucer.

Adorable Valentine candy storage


Cut a piece of Valentine's Day ribbon and tie it around the candy dish where the glass meets the pot.

Adorable Valentine candy storage


Fill the glass bowl with candy, then place the saucer on top of the glass bowl. Now your gumball-inspired candy dish is complete!

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