Psst, this is an older post from an old domain that I let expire, because I couldn’t give it the same love I give this site. I had to republish it over here though, because everyone needs to know how to set up the perfect candy buffet or candy bar! Also, I put way too much work into my daughter’s first birthday (An over the top Aliceana in One-derland theme) and I would love to share that with my favorite readers, that’s you!
Candy Buffets (or Candy Bars, I avoid the term Candy Bar as everyone thinks I’m referring to chocolate bars) have become a very popular trend at weddings and parties.
Personally, I love candy buffets. It’s a really fun way to add decor to your space, give your guests a nice treat, and it gives off the feeling of nostalgia. At a candy buffet you’re like a kid in a candy store, and everyone can appreciate that feeling.
Candy buffets are not the easiest thing to pull together though, there’s lots of planning that comes with a candy buffet. So I created a list of everything you need to consider when planning a candy buffet!
Here are the top 7 things you need to consider to pull off a candy buffet!
I’ll be using my “One-derland” candy buffet as an example, as it was a small and simple candy buffet to pull off. You can make your own buffet as elaborate as you’d like, and I’ll show you how in this little tutorial.
First, decide if you want your candy buffet to fit a theme. This could be as simple as a color scheme, or maybe you want it to go with your party theme. Your theme is the central concept for your entire candy buffet, spend some time envisioning how you want the final product to look and stick with it.
Here my theme was Alice in Wonderland, it was as simple as adding tags with “Eat Me.” as you saw in the Alice in Wonderland movies and books. I also added touches that represented that we were at a tea party and a little cameo from The Queen of Hearts.
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