Bubble Gum Machine Candy Dish
This would be a neat gift for anyone or a great conversation piece for your home or office. I purchased each piece for $1 or less at the local craft store.
- Take a 3 inch terra cotta pot and a 3 inch terra cotta saucer and paint them red (traditionally) or any other color you desire. Allow to dry. Make sure to paint both the inside and out of both pieces.
- Find a small glass bowl that the base will fit plumb with the bottom of the terra cotta pot. With hot glue or epoxy/silicone sealant, turn pot upside down and glue to the bottom of the glass bowl.
- If desired, you can paint (with black paint marker) a "hole" where the gum would come out of a real gumball machine.
- Fill with gumballs or other assorted candy and then place the painted saucer in the top of the bowl.
And there you have it. I made this for less than $5 and that includes the gumballs. Hope you enjoy!
Renee from Dickinson, TX
July 6, 20150 found this helpful
This is adorable. I would have flipped the saucer upside down. Any reason I am missing for doing it right side up?
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