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There's nothing to be ashamed of if you and your groom have a killer sweet tooth. In fact, your love for each other and your treats should be celebrated at your wedding. These clever wedding candy ideas will have you throwing sweets into every aspect of your nuptials — from the bouquet to the bar to the favors. (Sorry dentists!).
Cotton Candy Cocktails (Above)
You can have your bartenders pass on the simple syrup. Pouring cocktails into martini glasses outfitted with wands of cotton candy just sweetened the deal on drinks. Not only do these drinks taste divine, they also make for a pretty presentation. Get a similar look using rock candy, candy canes, or lollipops. Get the recipe for Cotton Candy Cocktails here.
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Sweet Invitation Suite
You might not be able to throw your favorite candy into your invitations — though wrapping them in a strip of candy dots sure would be sweet — but you can still incorporate candy into your memories of the big day. Have your photographer decorate your invitation suite with matching candies for their close up.
Photo: Kay English Photography
A Tasty Bouquet
A walk down the aisle was never sweeter. Have your florist mix your flowers with matching, decorative sweets like wrapped licorice, gumdrops, and marshmallows. Lollipops and silver or gold wrapped chocolates also make excellent bouquet-fillers.
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Rock Candy Centerpieces
These sugary centerpieces won't just save you money, they're also eco-friendly. Skip the flowers and use rock candy in your wedding colors instead. And go the extra mile with vases filled with M&Ms or glossy gumballs as a base. (Rock candy centerpiece topiary tree, $84.99, Hollywood Candy Girls)
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The Ultimate Wedding Candy Bar
There's no need for formal favors when you have this candy bar set up. Guests can load to-go bags with their favorite treats, or grab a handful when they're in need of a sugar rush on the dance floor. The best part? With custom candies rising in popularity, you're sure to find all the candies you love in colors to match your big day.
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Bar-Raising Escort Cards
We bet you've never seen guests scramble for the escort card table so quickly. Seal your favorite chocolate in custom-inked wrappers that include your guests' names and table numbers. It's one sweet way to start off your reception.
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A Sweet Send Off
Don't settle for store-bought chocolate favors. Custom candy cubes, outfitted with unique labels designed just for your big day, will have them talking — and snacking — well after the wedding is done. Fill them with your favorite candy from around the world, like champagne gummy bears and Cuba Libré gummies. (Custom candy cubes, starting at $8, Sugarfina)