M&M Gift Set: M&M Ornament and Candy Snow Globe

How are you guys doing on your Christmas shopping? I know some people who are already done and I just don’t know how they do it. I have my son done and that’s it. I look at the calendar every day thinking “I have a month…”, ” I have three weeks…”, “Oh man, I only have two weeks left!!” I really need to get cracking…
Good news is that I got one more person down today! I finished this M&M gift set for my husband’s best friend. He collects anything M&M and has quite a large collection. I was having a hard time with figuring out what to get for him. (Somehow, I am responsible for finding everyone’s gifts, don’t know how that happened.) Well, when I got my new issue of Food Magazine and saw the candy filled ornaments, a light bulb went off! Since I had so much fun making my Disney ornaments, I made him M&M gift set filled with candy!

This gift set is very easy to make. It consists of an M&M ornament and M&M Candy Snow Globe. I found a plastic clear ornament and a plastic clear snow globe at Michaels. The best part is that it was on 50% off… Score!!
~I used green and red holiday M&Ms to fill the ornament and white holiday M&Ms to fill the snow globe.
~To paint the M&Ms, I used Martha Stewart all purpose paints.
~To paint the ornament top and the snow globe lid, I used gold gilding.
I was trying to make the M&M smirk but he came a little evil. My husband was saying that he was daring to “come and get his candy, if you dare!” I feel like there should be an evil “muahahaha” laugh voice box attached to it. May be I’ll work on that. But no matter how mischievous, I still think he is cute.
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  1. Very cute!

  2. Super cute :)

  3. So fun and cute!!! Great job on the painting too!

  4. What a cute idea!

  5. Wonderful! I love all your goodies! Very vibrant and festive!
    Thanks for sharing.

  6. yummy! my kids would love to find that under the tree!

  7. What a fun and creative gift idea! I often have to figure out the gifts for everyone, too, and it can be challenging. I think it’s perfect for someone who collects M&M stuff!

  8. Very cute and very creative.
    I’d definitely love to get such a gift :)

  9. What a fun idea! I don’t think I have enough chocolate laying around to fill the ornament though haha :) It never lasts long! I would be thrilled to have you share this at my party going on!

  10. I love M & M’s! What a cute idea!

  11. That is so fun and who doesn’t love M&M’s?

  12. This is so cute! I had a roomie in college who collected all things M&M’s too. This reminds me of her. I’ve seen these flat ornaments at Michaels and have been meaning to go back and get a set. Maybe I’ll have to do that this weekend before they’re gone.:) Love the snow globe too!

  13. CUTE! My kiddos love M&M’s (and so do I) they would love this.

  14. That is such a fun and great idea!

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