1.03.2013

Pink Candy Canes & Tootsie Roll Pops

It was such a simple thing...................

 but it gave such joy and fun to others. When I was decorating for Christmas, as an afterthought, I threw some candy canes in a vintage silver creamer and placed it on the old quilted silver tray that rest on the coffee table. I was so surprised at the number of guest over the holidays that would snitch a candy cane to munch on and another to take home. Bobby G. loved them too and I never even knew he liked candy canes. So!.....my only resolution for the New Year is to keep a silver bowl of lollipops year round on that old tray. That's one resolution I think I can keep. :) 

That old silver tray is quite large measuring 2 feet long by about a foot wide. I found it years ago. I didn't know much about it except that I loved it until I saw another like it in one of the first Shabby Chic decorating books Rachel Ashwell put out. I was thrilled. The old tray is from the 1940's, has scalloped edges, and is silver metal and quilted. 


 But it's what I have placed on the tray today that I want to share with you. I love candy canes for decorating. I used them a lot at Christmas in gift wrapping. They are fun and bring out the child in all of us I think. I was tickled "pink" when I found some pink and white candy canes. They were gorgeous on a gift I wrapped using white paper, fresh cedar and wide pink satin ribbon.   
 So......
 I was so excited, I purchased a box for you too. :) How perfect for Valentine's I think. These pink candy canes are strawberry flavor...yum! I will pick a winner Jan. 27th so there's enough time for me to ship to you and you can eat them, decorate with them, make hearts with them ......whatever your heart desires.  ......  before Valentine's Day. All comments on all posts between now and then will qualify.  If you are a first time visitor, I would love for you to "follow" my blog and facebook time line too.  Check it out on the side bar. >>> No blog...no problem....just leave your comment and an email where I can contact you.   Have a fabulous weekend and I'll be back soo!  P.S.  that sweet little vintage creamer with the rose on it, can be found on my website here. :)
xoxo

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32 comments :

NanaDiana said...

Those are just darling, Lynn! I don't think I have ever seen pink and white candy canes. They are darling. You can count me in-I hope you are having a great New Year- xo Diana

Sarah said...

Pink and white candy canes......what a sweet thought. I've never seen them in anything other than red and white or green and red. Love your tray! I'm going to go pull Rachel's book off the shelf for some afternoon reading. Love her style and was fortunate to meet her this past October at her property in Round Top. She is a lovely person with a darling sense of humor.
Darling way you turned these canes into a heart. ;-)

Michele @ The Nest at Finch Rest said...

Oh NEAT!!

They're so different, I too have never seen pink candy canes before!

Thanks for the awesome giveaway, yes, please, count me in!!

Happy New Year, Lynn!!

Anne said...

I am still going to keep these out for the winter.At least for our hot chocolate! What a pretty tray and that little creamer is so sweet too! I hope it's okay to sign up for this giveaway.Wish I had found some of those pink ones at Christmas time so cute!
xx
Anne

Leslie said...

How sweet;) !!

I just posted different colored/flavored candy sticks on my last blog post. They look pretty and come in an array of colors and flavors. I like the tootsie pops in the silver!

Patty Antle, Indiana said...

Pink candy canes - so pretty! I love the idea of leaving out the tootsie roll pops - who doesn't like them and they are so cheerful! I will have to try that one! Happy New Year to you!

Pendra said...

Count me in on that lovely draw, they are so sweet and I would just adore them for Valentines Day! I would love to add them to my sweets I make for my beautiful Grandaughters and some left for me to put out on display. I don't know if I'd want them to be eaten though (hehehe)! Me and Mr. P. are celebrating our 37th anniversary this year, how cute would that be... Thanks for the chance!
Hugs,
Pendra

ImSoVintage said...

Oh goodness, I love that tray. I have never seen another one like it.

Hugs,
Laura

Rosemary@villabarnes said...

I love the pink and white candy canes, and the beautiful package. I like the way the candy looks in the silver.

vikki said...

How sweet. Love that idea.

Deserae said...

Those are so cute! I have never seen pink candy canes before either. I love them placed in the shape of a heart :o)
~Des

Sue said...

Those pink and white candy canes are absolutely gorgeous and so unique, Lynn! I'm gonna be on the look-out for some every time I'm out and about. The heart idea with them is so cute, too. Count me in for this give-away. Happy New Year!

Jen said...

Candy Canes are always a popular holiday item here as well! I love those pink ones! Just perfect for Valentines Day!

I hope you are enjoying your precious grand baby! Have a wonderful week!

Jackie said...

I have already started thing "Valentine's Day" so would love to have a box of these!!!

Olive said...

The are too sweet:}

Laurie Ritchey said...

Well, aren't those pretty. Leave it to you to find such special candy canes. laurie

{Carrie} said...

Super cute. I love using color candy to coordinate for different times of year.

Chenille Cottage said...

Pretty Peppermint Pops of color and design...I love it!
Smiles,
Carolynn xx

Sherry @ No Minimalist Here said...

Lynn, I knew if they made pink and white candy canes you would find them. They are adorable for Valentines Day. Thanks for joining the Open House party and I hope to see you in March. xx, Sherry

LV said...

To me, the little things in life have always meant the most.

The Shop Around the Corner said...

Oh my, what a special treat. Not only do I love candy canes, but strawberry one of my absolute favorite candy flavors. Double yummo. ;) Love the resolution.
Thank you so much for the giveaway opportunity. Now following blog and facebook page. Do count me in.
Happy pinks!
Marcia

The Shop Around the Corner said...

Oops, didn't realize I already follow. Has it been that long. I moved in the middle of Dec and my mind is still spinning.
:)

The Rosegarden in Malevik said...

woow....they are supercute :)
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jennspeacornpopnuts.com said...

Cute candy canes! Oh, but the quilting on that silver tray is awesome. Shame that's not going w/it. ;) That's neat about the snatches of canes and pops. Funny how little things just do that. I'm trying to remember if I have been by your page on FB or not. I'll have to go see. Got myself a page for both of my blogs - the link to which is on my sidebar too. Stop by and "like" if you're so inclined. Thanks!
Happy Pink Saturday! Enjoyed the post. And the canes and pops!
And how many licks does it take to get to the center of a tootsie pop? (Is that how the saying goes?)

jennspeacornpopnuts.com said...

Fiddle. I wrote a comment and then Blogger reprimanded me about something,so I guess it's not there? Hm. Maybe it is since you have comment moderation on. Anyway - loved your post. Love the quilted silver tray the most. ;) I'll make sure I have your FB page liked - if you're inclined - stop by mine too. (Link on my sidebar). I know I had said something else - but oh well. Happy Pink Saturday!!! Jenn

Jeanne said...

Hi Lynn. I just followed you and I can't believe I haven't followed you before now. I love your Blog. My visiting has suffered this past year but I am looking forward to having more time in 2013 to enjoy blogging more.

The candy canes are so sweet in Pink and white. I have not seen them in these colors before today. I made hearts out of candy canes for my garden club Christmas luncheon. It looked so festive.

Happy pink Saturday.
xo, Jeanne

Mari said...

Hi I'm a new follower and what a great giveaway, these candycane s sure do look yummilious ;)

HPS~
Mari

paintedlady89 said...

Such a thoughtful thing to do!
Enter me for a chance to try strawberry candy canes!
Hugs,
Gigi

ThrifterSisters said...

What is more perfect than pink and white candy canes for Valentines Day?

Happy Pink Saturday!

Erica

thestonerabbit said...

OK....I just realized this is a bit different way of leaving comments now. Since I have to use the Open ID way, I now have to open it and select typepad....didn't have to do that before.

Anyway...I hope I'm not too late for your giveaway!! Those pink canes would look good at my house!! ha ha!

L, Dana

Chubskulit Rose said...

I love the idea of putting candy canes and pine tips together.

Catching up with PINK Saturday entries.

My PINK
Have a great week ahead.

LesleyAnn said...

I love candy canes, no matter what the color. These pink and white ones are particularly pretty. It's not a color that is often seen. Thank you for a great blog and the opportunity to win a great treat!

LesleyAnn

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