DIY Giant Outdoor Lollipop Window Decorations

Do you decorate your windows for the holidays every year? A lot of houses display beautiful wreaths in each window all season long. Let your house stand out and rock your candyland theme with these DIY giant outdoor lollipop window decorations!

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I swear with every awesome piece of candy decor I make, another 10 ideas pop in my head. By this time next year, I’ll have a full-on gingerbread house going on! These awesome lollipops are proof that candy seriously belongs everywhere.

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Giant Outdoor Lollipop Window Decorations Materials

 

Stack of Newspapers

Step 1

First, pull out 1 double sheet of newspaper (as in, 2 attached pages instead of a single insert).

 

Rolled Up Piece of Newspaper

Step 2

Next, roll up your sheet of newspaper into a tube starting at one corner and continuing to the opposite corner.

 

Rolled Up Piece of Newspaper next to Tape

Step 3

Then secure the outside wrapped corner with a piece of tape.

Step 4

Pull out another sheet of newspaper and again wrap it starting at one corner overlapping the first newspaper tube you made.

Step 5

Continue adding length to your newspaper tube until it is at least 3 feet long.

 

Rolled Up Blue Tissue Paper

Step 6

Once you have finished making your newspaper tube, wrap it with blue tissue paper. Secure the edge of the tissue paper with tape along the edge.

 

Rolled Up Newspaper Ads Next to Tape

Step 7

Set your blue tube to the side and repeat steps 1-5 to create a second newspaper tube.

Step 8

Again, wrap your newspaper tube in tissue paper only using pink tissue paper this time.

Step 9

Now, pair the ends of both tubes together and secure them with a rubber band.

 

Blue and Pink Paper Wrapped Together

Step 10

Once the ends are secured, twist the tubes together as pictured.

Note:

 

Twisted Blue and Pink Tissue Paper

Step 11

If necessary, make your twist tighter. See the picture above for reference.

 

Twisted Blue and Pink Tissue Paper in a Swirl

Step 12

Next, carefully wrap your twist into a swirl like a lollipop starting at the end secured with a rubber band.

 

Tape on Back of Blue and Pink Tissue Paper Swirl

Step 13

After you have wrapped your twist, secure the loose end with tape. You also want to secure other areas of the back with tape so that they do not come apart later. Set your swirl aside for now.

 

Split Cardboard Tube Next to Blue and Pink Tissue Paper Swirl

Step 14

Now, pull out your cardboard tube and cut it open longways.

 

Rubber Band Wrapped Cardboard Tube Next to Blue and Pink Tissue Paper Swirl

Step 15

Start at one edge of the cut and roll it up tightly and secure it with tape.

Note:

Step 16

Next, paint your cardboard roll with a white spray paint that is a primer and color in one. Allow it to dry completely before moving on.

 

White Cardboard Tube Glued to Orange and Purple Tissue Paper Swirl

Step 17

After your paint is dry, use hot glue to attach your cardboard tube to your tissue paper swirl. Be sure to hold it in place until the glue has cooled or it will separate.

Step 18 (Optional)

If you want to strengthen the bond between the stick and the “lollipop” add additional hot glue around the glued seam where they are attached.

Step 19

Then cut off a piece of clear cellophane big enough to cover your lollipop head and pull out a twist tie.

 

Cellophane Wrapped Tissue Paper Lollipop

Step 20

Next, wrap your cellophane over the top of your lollipop and secure it around your stick with a twist tie.

 

Cellophane Wrapped Tissue Paper Lollipop 2

Cellophane Wrapped Tissue Paper Lollipops

Step 21

Now trim the excess cellophane at the bottom.

 

Pink Bow on Tissue Paper Lollipop

Step 22

Lastly, tie a bow around the twist tie on the cellophane with your glitter pink mesh ribbon.

Step 23

Repeat all of the above steps to make at least one additional lollipop in different colors.

 

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How to Hang Your DIY Giant Outdoor Lollipop Window Decorations

  1. The best way to hang these on your window is with outdoor Command hooks. Position them so that 2 of your lollipop sticks cross as pictured above.
  2. You can also use packaging tape however it will not be weather proof and it can be difficult to get the tape off of the cellophane later.

 

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These DIY giant outdoor lollipop window decorations help you rock your candy Christmas style outside too this season! Mix these with this glittery DIY candy wreath and some colored lights and your home is holiday ready in a weekend. While your lollipop sticks are drying, scroll down and check out the other awesome Christmas decor inspiration from my friends below.

See where I’m linking up!

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