How To: Set up a candy buffet at your wedding

Set up a candy buffet at your wedding

Candy is not just for the kiddies. You're wedding guests will feel like they're in Candyland when they are presented with the whimsical wonderment of a candy buffet. You can easily match candy to your wedding's color scheme and theme.

Give your guests sweet dreams after your wedding with a candy buffet.

You Will Need

* Candy
* Glassware
* Tongs
* Scoops
* Paper bags
* Takeout boxes
* Glassine bags
* Balloons
* Flowers
* Labels

Step 1: Pick candy

Pick candy for the buffet. Choices can be based on the wedding couple's favorites, the color scheme of the wedding, or the way the candies compliment the dessert or wedding cake being served.

Step 2: Order candy

Order enough candy so the buffet is full and each guest gets a share. Extra candy can be taken home by the guests.

Buying candy locally is less expensive than ordering candy through the mail or online.

Step 3: Choose glassware

Choose glassware to hold the candy. Select containers of varied heights and shapes.

Step 4: Add tongs and scoops

Add tongs and scoops for the guests to use.

Step 5: Purchase containers

Purchase containers for the guests to take home candy from the buffet. Have paper lunch bags, half-pint takeout containers, or glassine bags available at the buffet.

Step 6: Decorate the buffet

Accentuate the buffet with balloons and flowers. Put labels on the containers of candy, and wrap the containers with ribbon.

According to a study by the American Heart Association, the average American eats 22 teaspoons of sugar a day.

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