I’ve been seeing Peeps in the stores for a while and with the exception of one box of Valentine hearts I’ve stayed away…. until yesterday.
I just couldn’t resist and bought two boxes when I was at the grocery store. I would have probably bought more but I wanted to keep on my budget and I only planned on picking up a few items.
So I gathered a few supplies and created my own Peep show display, safely behind jars.
I gathered some jars of various sizes.
My Peeps and some holiday marshmallows I haven’t used yet.
And then I started with layering them in the jars.
I thought the green made a great ‘grass’ for the Peeps to stand on in the widest jar.
I filled the center with the pink stars.
There was one too many purple bunnies for the large jar and I’m proud to say it made it into another jar instead of my mouth. I had visions of taking a picture with an ear cut off. :)
The display wasn’t quite right so I found some ribbon.
Ah, that is more like it. A small finishing touch to the top of the jars.
It still needed a little something so I got out a plastic doily that I had on hand to set the jars on that. Better.
I love the swirly details of this doily with the spring colors.
I wish I could say this counter will stay this clean but it looks nice and neat… for now.
My own Peep Show… safely behind
Hopefully this will help them last a bit longer than an open box.
That is just an invitation to grab one or two every time I pass it.
Various size jars craft supply
2 boxes Peeps @ $.89 $1.78
Bag and half of marshmallows on hand, I think $.50 or less a bag after Christmas
Ribbon craft supply
Doily craft supply
Total Cost: $2.53
Time: quick and easy
Notes: I think next time I’d buy more Peeps and put them all in jars in a more random fashion. I’m sure I’ll buy more Peeps and refill the jars.
Now you can create your own Peep show in a jar.
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