1. Color, color, color
Match your candy to your wedding colors to keep a cohesive look. This edited palette will help pull in the look and feel of your wedding. Shades of purple were obviously the colors of this bride's wedding- she picked candy only in those colors and coordinated the color of her table linen (a gorgeous plum crushed table topper) to bring together her elegant reception.2. Mix-up candy shapes and textures
Keep your candy bar interesting by having a variety of shapes and textures. This bride opted for lolly pops, gum balls, taffy, candy sticks, M&M's, cinnamon bears, and sugared grapefruit. Although she kept all the colors of candy in the pinks and reds, the variation in shapes and sizes creates a beautiful presentation. We suggest purchasing between 5-10 different types of candy to achieve this look. Another trick? Layer different colors of the same candy to create a striped effect in your jars.
Just like belts and earrings help make the perfect outfit, ribbon, and labels make the perfect candy bar. Add coordinating ribbon to the tops of your jars and the handles of your scoops. This is a great place to bring in pattern with polka dot ribbon like above. To create a more customized look to your table, add labels to each jar. This is another great way to bring in the feel of your event and easy to design. The labels above were printed on labels purchased from a craft store and applied to hand made pin wheels. Another tip? Create a sticker to use to close the candy bag. Monograms as well as a quick "thank you" both work well.
5. Don't forget the Details!