Ring in the holiday fun by crafting these cool candy cane Christmas trees. You will find that the red and white candies not only make tasty treats, but just the sight of them hanging from decorated Christmas trees adds a new dimension to the festive feeling.
A cute 3-tiered Christmas tree made with inverted candy canes look lovely on the dining table. A starlight mint for the star at the top of the mini tree is sure to get the kids interested.
Once you create an artificial snow effect on your Christmas tree, you are ready to decorate it with candy canes, snowflakes, ribbons and glittery candy swirls to complete the lovely look.
Just holding a few candy canes together, twisting them slightly and applying hot glue gun makes an awesome Christmas tree topper.
This innovative project challenges your craft skills aptly. The multiple tiers of this superb Christmas tree are made by taping candy canes to circles of Styrofoam topped off with a cone of the same material.
In this DIY, candy canes are hot glued in neat circles to cover a Styrofoam cone completely. Note how the arrangement of the candy canes at the top is in sharp contrast to that in the lower tiers.
Here you are provided with a comprehensive step by step to decorate a Christmas tree. You should start with the lights first and then proceed with the berries, peppermint candy garland, balls and last but not the least, candy canes!
A tutorial on making fab Christmas tree ornaments can never be complete without the steps of creating gorgeous candy canes. The above-linked article teaches you how to bend plastic wires the correct way to jazz up the tree.
Some of the commercial candy cane ornaments already come with hooks to hang them from the Christmas tree. But you can also innovate by snapping the tops to join a couple of them together to form an adorable heart shape.
Instead of buying plastic or wooden candy canes and wrapping them with red ribbons you may also choose to crochet the same as per the instructions given in the above-linked article. Just a few simple crochet stitches should do the trick.
This easy project needs just 15 minutes of your time but gives brilliant results. You can give it a nice finish by covering the base of the tree with fake snow or shiny white fabric.
While sticking a bunch of candy canes to the apex of your Christmas tree, it would be a good idea to accessorize with peppermint candies. The article guides you in this regard.
Prep it for the night by stringing in some fairy lights. Your Christmas tree is ready to dazzle the party guests.
Since the real candy canes on the Christmas trees can’t be stored for long and may attract insects consider using plastic, wooden, cardboard or glass ones for a similar yummy effect.
Published on December 5th 2016 by Peyton Derrida