Tuesday, August 9, 2011

DIY Spooky Sugar Cubes

Is it too early to be excited about Halloween? I am holding off on the decorating until September is over but that doesn't mean I can't start getting ready. Forget that the temps are hovering around the 90's, these sugar cubes will be great come cooler herbal tea weather. I am showing the white skull first cuz it photographs better than the black.

Use candy or ice cube molds. Take about 1/2 cup of granulated sugar and add a few drops of food coloring if desired. Work the coloring in until it is well distributed. Now add water, a few drops at a time, working in well, until sugar becomes a paste. Don't add too much water at a time or the sugar will "melt". Now press firmly into molds and let sit for at least 4 hours or until harden. carefully remove from mold.

The detail is hard to see with the black but these are fantastic in person.


These are little scaredy cats!

Can't you picture serving these on a cold, blustery night?

Can you say "SPOOKY"!!!!! Diana

10 comments:

  1. These are great! I'm already getting ready for Halloween because it's one of my favorite holidays-I would love it if you linked this up to my weekly link party Tutorial Tuesday

    Thanks!

    Kari
    Newlyweds on a Budget

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  2. These are perfect for Halloween! Thanks!

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  3. Oh my goodness! These are super cute! And i have to say i love the tea pot and cup in the 5th photo! Thank you so much for sharing!

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  4. Very cool! Here at some stores we have seen Halloween stuff!!

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  5. haha! Diana, I love your idea...so clever, girl! I am showing this to my teen who cannot wait fot Halloween! :)
    shawn

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  6. Fantastic idea, thanks for sharing. x

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  7. wow, sooo cute! Would love it if you came and shared this recipe with us at Tasty Tuesday! http://nap-timecreations.blogspot.com/2011/08/summer-corn-salad-and-tasty-tuesday.html

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  8. Ahhh! I love these spooky sugar cubes. I don't think it's too early to be doing Halloween post. We will begin working on our first (of many) Halloween projects this week! I can't wait!!! My first official Halloween post will go up 9/1!

    I just wanted to let you know that I've featured you today on Sew Woodsy. Hope to see you tomorrow at another edition of What's Up Wednesdays!

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  9. Thank you for linking up to Tasty Tuesday at Nap-Time Creations. I really hope you can come back and link up again this week! http://nap-timecreations.blogspot.com/

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