Five Easy Decorating Tricks for Holiday Candy

Super-easy candy decorating ideas
It's that time of year again—candy season! And we've got some super-easy decorating tricks to turn your sweet treats into personalized holiday goodies in a pinch. With free holiday printables on Avery Design & Print, it's easy to create fun and festive labels and tags to decorate your stocking stuffers, classroom treats, candy buffets, ornaments and more. Choose an idea below to get started.
1. Round Stickers
 
Candy decorating with round labels
Perfect for: lollipops, cupcake toppers and treat bags
What you’ll need: Avery Round Labels (available in 2” and 2-1/2” diameter sizes)
Create it: Open Avery Design & Print and enter your product number. Click on your template and then click Select this Product. Select your design theme from the menu on the left and click the design of your choice. Customize the design and add text using the tools on the left. When you’re finished, click the Preview & Print button at the bottom right of the screen. Then choose your print option from the menu on the right.
2. Candy Labels
 
Candy decorating with rectangular shipping labels
Perfect for: candy bars and boxed candy
What you’ll need: Avery Shipping Labels (available in a variety of sizes)
Create it: Open Avery Design & Print and enter your product number. Click on your template and then click Select this Product. Select your design theme from the menu on the left and click the design of your choice. Customize the design and add text using the tools on the left. When you’re finished, click the Preview & Print button at the bottom right of the screen. Then choose your print option from the menu on the right.
3. Mini Stickers
 
Candy decorating with mini round labels
Perfect for: small, individually wrapped candy
What you’ll need: Avery Round Labels, ¾” in diameter
Create it: Open Avery Design & Print and enter your product number. Click on your template and then click Select this Product. Select your design theme from the menu on the left and click the design of your choice. Customize the design and add text using the tools on the left. When you’re finished, click the Preview & Print button at the bottom right of the screen, then print.
4. Favor Bags
 
Candy decorating with printable bag toppers and bags
Perfect for: unwrapped candies, cookies and other treats
What you’ll need: Avery Bag Toppers with Bags
Create it: Open Avery Design & Print and enter your product number. Click on your template and then click Select this Product. Select your design theme from the menu on the left and click the design of your choice. Customize the design and add text using the tools on the left. When you’re finished, click the Preview & Print button at the bottom right of the screen, then print.
Assemble it: Fill the clear bags (included with Avery Bag Toppers) with your goodies. Peel the self-adhesive bag topper from the sheet and attach to the bag. Fold over to seal the top.
5. Printable Tags
 
Candy decorating with printable tags
Perfect for: treats in a jar, mug, bag or basket
What you’ll need: Avery Printable Tags
Create it: Open Avery Design & Print and enter your product number. Click on your template and then click Select this Product. Select your design theme from the menu on the left and click the design of your choice. Customize the design and add text using the tools on the left. When you’re finished, click the Preview & Print button at the bottom right of the screen, then print.
Assemble it: Attach the tag to the neck of the jar, mug handle, cinched bag or basket cellophane with string (included with Avery Printable Tags) or with festive ribbon.
Now you've got it! Any treat can be decorated to match the occasion, personalized and ready to distribute in a snap. So long as you don’t gobble up all these goodies for yourself. For more ideas, visit our holiday page.