Monday, September 20, 2010

Corn on a stick

So I decided that I wanted to make some of the wooden candy corns that I have seen invading blog land and that was when it hit me... corn on a stick!

What you need:

  • plywood

  • 1/4" dowel (I got mine from walmart)

  • Paints

  • rafia

  • gorilla glue

  • wooden base

Here are the steps that I took to make it:

  • I printed off a candy corn clip art and cut it out for my pattern. I made the pattern three different sizes varying just a little before I printed each out.

  • I traced the pattern onto my free plywood that I have been bragging about and cut it out with my jigsaw.

  • I painted my candy corn and used my sander to round the edges.

  • After that, I drilled a 1/4" hole in the bottom of the corn to match the 1/4" dowel that I bought from walmart.

  • I cut the dowel to three different lengths that I wanted which were 6", 9" and 12"

  • I found the bases at Lowes in the fencing department and they came with 1/4" hole drilled already.

  • I glued the dowel into the base with gorilla glue and painted them white

  • When it was all dry, I attached the candy corn to the top with a little more glue and tied raffia around the base

It really was sooo sooo easy!


  1. They are so cute!!! I am love with all the candy corn projects! :)

    I haven't branched out into power tools yet...but I think the time may be coming. ;)

  2. I adore them. I made some cute candy corn as well. Check them out@


  3. Erin, power tools are your friend!!! I promise!

  4. These are very cute! Great job! Thanks for joining us this week at Anything Related!

  5. Those are so cute. My daughter would love these. She loves anything candy corn!

  6. that is so cute, i love it! i love candy corn, and so the idea of decorating with candy corn items is right up my alley!

  7. How adorable! I love them. You can send them right over to my house hehe! Thanks for linking up to Hoo's got talent!

  8. These are SUPER cute!!! I saw this on Between U & Me!! :)

  9. Super Cute project.
    April @

  10. Great tutorial - thanks! These candy corn might actually be 'safe' in my house, heehee.

    Would love for you to stop by Sunday and link them up to Passion for Paint party!

  11. Corn on a stick. I love it! Thanks for linking up.

  12. So CUTE! I love it!
    Thanks for sharing!
    Love, Brenda

  13. I featured this on Hoo's got talent this week! Come grab a button!

  14. Hey I commented before but I wanted know if you knew that someday crafts has a categorized link party and next Friday is Candy Corn Day!!!


  15. I featured you!

    ~Allison @ House of Hepworths

  16. This is so stinkin' CUTE! Thanks for linking to Crazy Cute at Between U & Me! Don't forget to come by on 10/7 to see if you won the giveaway. :)

  17. These are amazing! I hope you'll come link up to my Halloween party this weekend. They turned out fantastic!


  18. These are so cute. I can't imagine anyone not wanting them sitting cheerily on their counter.
    Thanks for sharing!

  19. That is so cute and simple! Thanks for joining my Halloween Link Party!

    - Megan