Category Archives: DIY

Dec 30

December’s Good & Sweet Tidings

December may be the end of the year, but it rings in a lot of NEW before the New Year!  At Smarties, we celebrate the sweet side of the month from fun candy art to delicious crafts. Here’s how we … Keep reading

Feb 9

Easy Valentine Craft Idea

Valentine’s Day is right around the corner. Is there anything sweeter than a homemade valentine? We don’t think so. That’s why we came up with this easy and elegant craft for those of you who care to make cards with a personal … Keep reading

Oct 31

Spooky Spider Craft

Turn your candy into a spooky craft. Check out these Smarties spiders created by our friends at!

Oct 30

DIY Halloween Wreath

Warning: This wreath will attract trick or treaters. Be sure to have candy on hand! DIY instructions from Simmworks here:

Oct 24

A Safe Place to Keep Your Valuables

Oct 21

Easy & clever smarty-pants Halloween costume

Here’s a sample of our guest post at The Candy Dish blog!  Need a quick and inexpensive idea for a Halloween costume? Your friends will think you are a REAL “Smartie-Pants” when you show up to the party in this! … Keep reading

Aug 26

Thank Your Teacher with Smarties

Thank you Kelsey of Poofy Cheeks for this adorable craft to start the school year off right! If you are interested in making this craft get the free printable here.

Dec 13

Smarties {Surprise} Countdown Calendar

Tonia (of The Gunny Sack) shows us how to make a Christmas Countdown Calendar with Smarties surprises! She writes, “One of the things my kids have never had is a countdown calendar with treats. There were times when we’ve made … Keep reading

Dec 13

Smarties {Surprise} Christmas Countdown Calendar

Tonia from The Gunny Sack shows us how to make a Smarties {SURPRISE!} Christmas Countdown Calendar! Complete DIY instructions can be found here. What a sweet way to count down to Christmas!  We think this would be great for any … Keep reading

Oct 24

Halloween Cures with Smarties

Amy from shows us how to make these Halloween Cures with Smarties! She writes, “Cure any Halloween ailment with this easy and inexpensive craft.” Learn how to make this fun DIY craft with Smarties here.  Happy crafting! Sweet wishes, … Keep reading

Oct 11


Autumn is in the air! Wishing you a pumpkin carving, hot apple cider sipping, snuggling in front of the fire kind of day 🙂   Learn how to make this Smarties Wreath here! Sweet Wishes, The Smarties Family

Aug 22

For Teacher…

Back to school?  You may like this sweet teacher’s gift idea using Smarties! Devon made this Back to School Teacher Gift.  The DIY diva found a container and added a ribbon and a custom made tag. See post here:

Feb 9

His and Hers Lollipop Costumes

Wendy, our Smarties Craft Diva, came up with a super fun way to dress up your lollipops this Valentine’s Day:  His and hers mustache & red lips!  Here’s how to trick our your Smarties lollipops: Step 1:  Save & then Print the … Keep reading

Dec 22

“Get Smartie” with Stacy Igel on Lockerz!

Want to visit out our real-life candyland? Watch the “Get Smartie” episode of the Lockerz mini-series, Behind the Seams with Stacy Igel featuring Smarties Candy Company! Fashion designer, Stacy Igel, takes a tour of the Smarties factory and shows our … Keep reading

Sep 1

Hey there, Smartie Pants

We are completely delighted that the fantastic crafty work of Beth Proudfoot ( is featured in September’s issue of Parenting Magazine! Check out more of her Smartie pants printables for good luck here, the first day of school here, for … Keep reading

Aug 31

Smarties for Smarties

We have always loved the idea of Smarties candy for “smarties!”  It’s a sweet incentive for students and life-long learners alike.  So, when we came across this super post by Mrs. Bell (of A Place Called Kindergarten), we had to … Keep reading

Aug 12

DIY Smarties Teacher’s Gift

Back to school already? You might want to think about teacher’s gifts… Stephanie from came up with this (fast and easy) DIY “Back-to-School ‘Little Smarties’ Teacher’s Gift” that we love!  Click here for instruction how to make it. Is … Keep reading