Burlap Candy Corn Decoration

Here is a cute last minute candy corn decoration you can make for the Fall. All you're going to need for this project is wire, burlap, and paint! 

Fall decorated mailbox


Before the season gets away from us I've got a quick, inexpensive candy corn project for you...


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I began with a piece of rebar wire that I shaped into a large candy corn. 


wire shaped like candy corn



Next, I grabbed a piece of burlap


natural burlap



I hot glued the wire to the burlap, be careful not to burn your fingers on this one! 


wire glued to burlap


hot gluing wire to burlap



After gluing, I cut the burlap about 1/4" around the edge of the wire. 


cutting around wire



I folded the burlap around the back of the wire and glued it down. 


wrapped burlap



At this point you may want to add a ribbon to cover the raw edge of the burlap. 


I attached the ribbon after I painted the candy corn. 


ribbon to cover salvaged edge



Now all that is left to do is to paint my burlap shape like a candy corn. 


orange, white and yellow paint



I just eyeballed a straight line and painted 2 coats of each color onto the burlap. 


painted burlap candy corn



I painted 3 wooden beads with white, orange and yellow as well and added them to a ribbon to hang the candy corn. 


painted beads



On the bottom of the candy corn I made a tassel using orange jute twine and attached it with hot glue. 


orange jute tassel


pin it


candy corn with overlay



This cute candy corn can be added to a wreath or hung by itself on the door! 


Candy corn decor


burlap candy corn with tassel


I decided to hang it from my very fancy Fall decorated mailbox, it holds up to the elements very well! 


mailbox with leaves



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hanging candy corn decor

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Comments

  1. I love this idea! Definitely going to make this! Silly question, where did you get the numbers for your mailbox? I've been looking for this exact same font forever!
    Thank you for all the inspiring posts!
    Alison

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    1. Hi Alison thank you so much! I believe that’s fine too as one of the free fonts on my cricket machine. If you send me an email I might be able to get you more information.

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