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Goody Goody Gumdrops

I’ve just been playing around.  With gumdrops, candles and jars.  Christmas music playing, fire in the fireplace, dirty clothes begging to be washed.  You get the picture.

I bought 2 bags of gumdrops, 97¢ each from Walmart.

Used some of my thrifty glass containers.

Three small candles from Dollar Tree ($3).

Things that I already had.

 Eye Candy

This is one container with one bag.

I decided to break it up and spread them around.

I put the gumdrops in three containers.

For around $5, I made my old stuff look new.

Are you using gumdrops this year?

I don’t recommend eating them at the end of the season, when you’re putting your decorations away.  Trust me, I won’t tell you how I know.

I decorated with gumdrops last year too  😉

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22 comments

  1. I love your candy inspired theme. I did a candy inspired christmas tree one year. Love it!

  2. Debbie
    I never would have thought of this. But I love it!
    So affordable and colorful and easy.
    Thanks for sharing-Kimberly

  3. Hi Debbie,

    What a great idea, they look so festive!
    Love the plates…
    All the Best,
    Christine

  4. Very cute table setting! Those plates are ridiculously adorable. Cute blog too!

  5. I think your gumdrop “decor” is adorable! And I don’t even LIKE to eat them!

  6. What fun gumdrops can be! I never decorated with them, but you’ve proven they look great & are a fun pop of color.

  7. GUMDROPS are one of my favorites! They look so yummy on your table, and I really like the peppermint plates. It all looks so festive. Your Christmas decorating is wonderful.
    ~Sheri at Red Rose Alley

  8. Why yes I decorate often with gumdrops! I have candle holders that I purchased at Pier One a few years ago. One year I had brightly colored jingle bells in them, one year peppermint sticks and one year gumdrops! When Christmas has come and gone I put coffee beans in them and ohhh the aroma is divine!

    Hugs~

  9. I love your peppermint plates those are so cute.

  10. Your table is gorgeous! Love the gumdrops, you are so good at this…..Tablescapes are not my strong point!

  11. Oh my 3 year old would go bananas over this table! And I love it too, so it’s win-win. Darling! :-)

  12. This is so cute! I love the bright colours-it looks so festive and fun!

    Another lovely post!

    Best Christmas wishes,
    Natasha.

  13. So cute and colorful! Great idea!

  14. Your table looks so festive! I love to see candy themed decorations at Christmas time. It just brings out the kid in all of us. I used gum drops a couple of years ago in my kitchen when I did a candy theme in there. I love those red and white swirled plates too. They look like peppermints.

  15. How sweet this is! Peppermint, gumdrops…does it get any better? Adore all the color! Thank you for linking this wonderful post to Potpourri Friday!

  16. So pretty, Debbie! (And yummy!) 😀 Thanks for linking up to our party!

  17. that is what is so fun..doing so much on so little:)
    how fun are gumdrops..I used to love those as a kid.
    xo

  18. Hi Debbie, Your gumdrop decor is fabulous! The only problem is the display would be gone quickly in our house. Hubby and I both love gumdrops. Thanks for sharing this cute idea at the Open House party.
    Hugs,
    Sherry

  19. Another lovely post! Thanks for sharing an affordable idea. Thanks for sharing this cute idea at the Open House party.

  20. Your gumdrop tablescape looks delicious!!! I’m joining 8 bloggers in hosting Blogging Around the Christmas Tree Party and today’s feature is Christmas Scapes at my place! I’d love to have you join up, the party is just beginning!
    http://www.itsoverflowing.com/2011/12/christmas-blog-link-party-christmas.html
    XO, Aimee from ItsOverflowing.com

  21. I’m with all of the rest of bloggyworld! This is SPECTACULAR! I’m so impressed!!!

    Thanks for linking up to my party!
    XO, Aimee from ItsOverflowing.com

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