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Halloween Scarecrow Candy Dish

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I saw an adorable scarecrow candy dish on Pinterest, so I had to make some for Halloween. You can see the scarecrow that inspired me in this blog post. They are so easy to create using a simple and inexpensive clay pot.

scarecrow candy dishes on the steps outside

Scarecrow candy dish family

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How to Make a Scarecrow Candy Dish

Candy Dish Supplies

You can see a video of me making the smallest scarecrow in this video.

Two clay pots 

Wiggle eyes 

Blue jeans or blue fabric (fat quarter)

Orange fabric (fat quarter)



Paint pen


Paint (orange, blue, and black)





Ribbon (optional)

Hot gun and glue sticks 


candy dish Craft supplies on a table

Craft Supplies


Painting the clay pot orange

Applying orange paint to the clay pot


Painting the wooden button with black paint

Paint buttons


Cutting out the legs out of old jeans

Cut legs out of fabric

Cut two rectangles out of the blue and the orange fabric (2.5 by 6″) to make the legs and arms.

Folding the cut edge of the jean fabric over

Fold over fabric


Gluing the jean fabric leg over to form a tube shape

Glue side seam


Folding over one short edge of the orange arm fabric

Fold over arm seam


Stuffing the fabric arms with fiberfil

Stuff scarecrow arms


Gluing raffia pieces inside the leg hem

Add raffia to legs and arm finished end.


Paint the rim of the clay pot with blue paint

Paint the clay pot rim


Glue on the google eyes under the rim

Glue on the google eyes


Glue on a button nose to the clay pot (head)

Glue on scarecrow eyes


Draw on a mouth with a pencil

Draw on a mouth


Using a paint market to paint on a scarecrow mouth

Paint on mouth


Glue fabric scraps and raffia on the top of the scarecrow body pot

Add raffia on the scarecrow body


Attach arms to over the fabric scraps and raffia on the bottom of the clay pot

attach arms


Attach the jean legs to the inside of the bottom pot's rim with glue

Attach legs


Glue on twine belt around the blue rim of the pot

Glue on twine


Add three buttons on the front of the body's clay pot

Attach buttons


Glue the scarecrow head to the body

Glue on the scarecrow head


Glue raffia to the inside of the scarecrow head

Attach raffia


The top pot filled with Halloween candy

Halloween candy

This adorable mom has a messy bow that is perfect for fall and Halloween.

Large and small scarecrows sitting on the porch

Large and small scarecrows

This sweet scarecrow family is sure to delight both young and old. 

The scarecrow family sitting on the porch step

Scarecrow family

More Fall Posts You Might Enjoy:

One of the most popular fall/Halloween posts is DIY Wood Pumpkins.

See you soon, 



Ps. This post has been shared on Between Naps on the Porch.


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Saturday 29th of October 2022

This is just darling!


Friday 28th of October 2022

How cute are these?! My son would love this project :)


Thursday 27th of October 2022

This is adorable, Kippi! So fun and festive for Halloween! Pinned!


Thursday 27th of October 2022

Stop it!!! These are too cute! I need to make some myself for Halloween too!


Thursday 27th of October 2022

So so cute!! Thank you for linking up to Whimsy Home Wednesday!

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