Weekend Craft Project: ‘Candy is Dandy’ Easter Topiary

Easter TopiaryCreate a fun and festive Easter celebration your entire family can enjoy! This easy project adds a punch of color to your holiday dinner or dessert table. This fun craft also makes a great candy table centerpiece at birthday parties or weddings.


  • Wooden dowel rod
  • 2 5-inch Styrofoam balls
  • 6-inch Styrofoam ball
  • 6-inch clay pot
  • Paint
  • Glass marbles
  • Lollipops
  • Easter grass
  • Floral pins
  • Krazy Glue Craft No-Run Gel


  1. Paint the flower pot in the desired color and let dry.
  2. Put a small handful of glass marbles in the bottom of the pot.
  3. Using Krazy Glue, secure one of the 5-inch Styrofoam balls in the base of the pot and let dry.
  4. Cut the wooden dowel down to two 5-inch pieces. Glue one end of a wooden dowel into the Styrofoam ball in the pot.
  5. Glue the 6-inch Styrofoam ball onto the other end of the dowel.
  6. Push the second dowel in through the 6-inch Styrofoam ball at the top. Push until it meets the first dowel rod. Glue in place with Krazy Glue.
  7. Glue the second 5-inch ball to the top of the second dowel rod.
  8. Begin pushing lollipops into the Styrofoam as shown.
  9. Finish by inserting small bunches of Easter grass on the base. Secure in place with a dab of glue.

Tip: To make this arrangement permanent, add Krazy Glue to the ends of each lollipop stick before putting it into the Styrofoam.