Ribbon-Foam Candy Canes

These ornaments look so good, you may accidentaly try to eat them!

YOU'LL NEED (makes one candy cane)

  • Newspaper
  • Serrated knife
  • 12"-long Styrofoam candy cane, ¾" diameter (thecraftplace.com)
  • Ruler
  • Wooden skewer
  • Paintbrush
  • Craft glue
  • Silver, pink and iridescent white glitter
  • Ceramic mug ¼"-wide satin ribbon, about 2' long
  • Two straight pins
  • Scissors

1. Lay newspaper down to protect work surface. Use knife to carefully trim cane to 7½". Insert tip of skewer into bottom of cane to act as a handle while you work. Grip skewer and use paintbrush to coat cane with glue. Sprinkle glitter over cane, rotating cane until surface is fully covered. Stand skewer in ceramic mug; let dry.

2. Remove skewer from cane. Secure one end of ribbon to bottom of cane with a straight pin. Wind ribbon around cane until it reaches other end; secure with straight pin. Trim ends.