{Holiday 2017} My Pink Bubblegum Candy House

If you saw my post about choosing our holiday cards from Minted, you may recall seeing my wonky, shabby-with-no-chic, holiday pink bubblegum candy house which I made after an epic gingerbread house fail. I usually bake my gingerbread from scratch and make simple sweet houses covered with candy, but I tried a kit this year which just didn’t meet my expectations! So the squirrels got to enjoy that crumbly experiment, and I made this pink house after seeing an image of a much more beautiful version via Milieu.

My Holiday Pink Bubblegum Candy House - Hello Lovely Studio

What I am most proud of is that everything came from the Dollar store…candy canes (break off the top!), pink sticks of gum, gumballs, powdered sugar, Pretzel sticks, Hersheys bars, gumdrops, alphabet cookies, and white cotton candy. I started with a recycled whipping cream carton and winged it from there.

My favorite part? The smells. Just scrumptious.

My Holiday Pink Bubblegum Candy House - Hello Lovely Studio
My Holiday Pink Bubblegum Candy House – Hello Lovely Studio
My Holiday Pink Bubblegum Candy House - Hello Lovely Studio
My Holiday Pink Bubblegum Candy House – Hello Lovely Studio
My Holiday Pink Bubblegum Candy House - Hello Lovely Studio
My Holiday Pink Bubblegum Candy House – Hello Lovely Studio
My Holiday Pink Bubblegum Candy House - Hello Lovely Studio
My Holiday Pink Bubblegum Candy House – Hello Lovely Studio
My Holiday Pink Bubblegum Candy House - Hello Lovely Studio
My Holiday Pink Bubblegum Candy House – Hello Lovely Studio
My Holiday Pink Bubblegum Candy House - Hello Lovely Studio
My Holiday Pink Bubblegum Candy House – Hello Lovely Studio
My Holiday Pink Bubblegum Candy House - Hello Lovely Studio
My Holiday Pink Bubblegum Candy House – Hello Lovely Studio
My Holiday Pink Bubblegum Candy House - Hello Lovely Studio
My Holiday Pink Bubblegum Candy House – Hello Lovely Studio

It is itty bitty as you can see here on my little vintage Belgian pedestal in the kitchen:

My Holiday Pink Bubblegum Candy House - Hello Lovely Studio
My Holiday Pink Bubblegum Candy House – Hello Lovely Studio

This year, I added red to my white kitchen for a Swedish feel:

Scandinavian Christmas decor in my kitchen - Hello Lovely Studio
Christmas in the Kitchen 2017
Scandinavian Christmas decor in my white kitchen - Hello Lovely Studio
Christmas in My Kitchen – 2017
My Holiday Pink Bubblegum Candy House - Hello Lovely Studio
My Holiday Pink Bubblegum Candy House – Hello Lovely Studio

 I will definitely try to make more of these next Christmas! How bout you?

If you missed the pics of Christmas in Arizona, see this story.

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Peace to you right where you are.

-michele

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6 Comments

  1. January 8, 2018 / 10:41 pm

    so cute and pretty

    • michele
      Author
      January 8, 2018 / 11:04 pm

      Thanks so much. 🙂

  2. Alice Genzlinget
    January 9, 2018 / 6:35 am

    Sweet!

    • michele
      Author
      January 9, 2018 / 12:14 pm

      Thanks, Alice! 🙂

  3. Rhonda
    January 9, 2018 / 2:28 pm

    Too cute, Michelle! I love the Hershey’s door, so clever. And, loved your kitchen with red pops. Sourcing those white and red bowls a possibility?

    • michele
      Author
      January 9, 2018 / 4:42 pm

      Thanks, Rhonda! The bowls were a gift a few years back, and they are Crate & Barrel. 🙂

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