DIY Etched Halloween Candy Bowls

4 Materials
1 Hour
I love how simple it is to take a plain orange bowl and turn it into something fun and festive for Halloween for a party, or for the teacher lounge at the kids school. Filled with a few fun candies from the Dollar Tree and the easy DIY etched bowl is turned from plain to fun in less than an hour!
I started off with a set of orange porcelain bowls from the Dollar Tree.   I love that everything is just a dollar there, even for these bowls!!!  I cut out strips and also dots from the vinyl and placed the bowls in the etching solution.
I place the dots and then the strips on other other bowl and placed them into the etching solution for 15 minutes, bottom side down, then flipped it and did the top side down for another 15 minutes.
I washed the bowls off and pulled the tape from the bowls and dried them up.  I then took a fine tip sharpie pen and marked along edge of each circle and line since that now the part that has been tech has lost its glazed feel and it now has a tooth to allow the pen to stay and not wipe off!! I filled the bowls with some fun Halloween chocolate candy in fun eyeballs and skulls from the Dollar Tree. When I etched the bowls I also did a little bit into the inside of the bowl about 1 inch, I love the look when the candy rests in bowl with the etching!
So easy!
Here is a step by step video on how to make these easy candy bowls!!
Now I have some fun candy bowls ready for Halloween!!
You can even decorate the bowls with a little clip on decoration, I picked out some fun webbed butterflies from the Dollar Tree! Now I have some fun candy bowls ready for Halloween!!
Suggested materials:
  • Bowls   (dollar tree)
  • Candy   (dollar tree)
  • Etching solution   (etchall)
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Erin Reed | Erin Reed Makes
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