Making a Paper Plate Candy Corn Garland

If you are looking for a simple and fun decoration to make for Halloween, try this paper plate candy corn garland!



  • white paper plates (uncoated)
  • yellow acrylic paint
  • orange acrylic paint
  • white acrylic paint, optional
  • paint brushes
  • scissors
  • twine
  • tape or glue


  1. Paint the outer 1/3 of the plates yellow and allow to dry. Then paint the next 1/3 orange. You can paint the centers white, if necessary.
  2. Cut each plate in half.
  3. Then cut the two pieces in half again.
  4. Finally cut the four pieces in half one more time, so that you have eight (8) pieces per plate.
  5. Measure out a length of twine for the garland and mark the center with a pen. Then attach a candy corn on either side of the mark, using tape or glue.
  6. Continue attaching candy corn. Then tie a loop at each end for hanging.
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October 31, 2016

Here is a cute idea for making a candy corn garland using paper plates. Learn how to make it in this short video.

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