Easy Starburst Candy Corn Halloween Candle Holder Tutorial


When it comes to holiday crafting, the key is take inspiration from all around you. Since nothing says Halloween like CANDY, I turned a few sugary pieces of yum into a pretty Halloween decoration — in less than 5 minutes.  

“Is that pink candy corn???? I’ve never seen pink candy corn!!!!”

K was more than a little excited when she discovered the open bag on the kitchen counter. She was even more excited when I explained that they were Starburst Candy Corn. And then even more excited when I showed her what mommy made with the pink, yellow and orange candy while she was at school. 

Starburst Candy Corn includes four delicious fruity flavors: cherry, orange, strawberry and lemon, and it is only available until Halloween so you should definitely pick some up soon for crafting and eating.

Starburst Candy Corn Halloween Candle Holder

Easy Starburst Candy Corn Halloween Candle Holder Tutorial


Starburst Candy Corn Halloween Craft

Instead of buying all-new supplies, whenever I can I repurpose things, and this project was no exception. The large glass jar was formerly a Yankee Candle. Once the candle was gone, I cleaned it out and saved it for a future project such as this one. The small glass jar was also once held a candle – though I can’t remember which kind.

Using the color pallet from the candy, I lined the large jar with pink and orange ribbon securing it with a small piece of double-sided craft tape. (Best tape ever for working with ribbon. It holds great, and because it is hidden you can’t see a thing.

Next I placed the small jar inside the larger jar and filled the gap with Starburst Candy Corn. (One bag fills two-three candle holders — unless you eat them along the way.)

Starburst Candy Corn

Place the battery-operated candle in side and ta-da instant Halloween decoration. After gathering my materials, the project took less than five minutes. 

Note – do not use a real candle otherwise the Starburst candy will melt. 

Keep the candle holder for yourself, or give it as a hostess gift for a Halloween party. 

If you do keep the craft, you can switch out the candy for Thanksgiving, Christmas, Valentine’s Day, etc. A quick and easy way to update your decorations for each holiday.

My project was inspired by Tori Spelling — yep Tori Spelling is a crafty gal — who recently made a whole series of crafts with Starburst candies which you can check out on Starburst’s Facebook page. This DIY party favor is what inspired my candle holder. Super cute, right?!

Tori Spelling Halloween Starburst Party Favors

I participated in a campaign on behalf of Mom Central Consulting for Starburst. I received product samples to facilitate my review and promotional item as a thank you for participating. 

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