Hey party peeps!
How much does a Candy Buffet for 24 guests really cost? Ever wonder how much those GORGEOUS Candy Buffets that you see in party features all over the web actually cost to recreate? Well, today I’m breaking it down and getting real by giving you the cost breakdown of my Girly Baby Shower candy buffet table that I recently styled for my HWTM Trend Alert. If you missed it, click here to check out the full post with LOTS of photos where I show you how to Setup A Candy Buffet in 6 Easy Steps including that million dollar question: how much candy do I need!
Candy Buffets are all the rage in party planning. They have actually become a party staple and definitely one of my favorite party trends started by Amy Atlas. Let’s dive right in and breakdown the cost of this GORGEOUS table along with my GO-TO VENDORS for Candy Buffets! Click on any of the vendors to go straight to their shops. Then be sure to scroll down for access to my Pinterest Board that has ever item listed here pinned on it for easy access to each item! A virtual shopping list making it super easy to recreate this table for your next party.
Girly Baby Shower Candy Buffet for 24 guests:
GIRLFRIEND TIP: This Candy Buffet could accommodate a much larger guest count if all your guests take a few items and not some of every item. For instance you could easily serve this to 50 guests but not every guest will get one of each of the individually portioned items on the table.
Swirl lollipops (24, pink & white) $48
M&M’s (5 lb., pink) $59.50
Rock candy sticks (36, light pink) $36
Jelly beans (10 lb. case, bubble gum flavor) $79.50
Ribbon candy (32 pcs – 4 boxes of 8 each, pink & white) $16
Sugar candy beads/Sixlets (5 lb. bag, pearl white) $59.50
Puffy poles marshmallow twists (1 bag, pink & white) $9.90
Foil wrapped chocolate balls (5 lb. bag, light pink) $59.50
Gumballs (1 inch, 850 pc box, shimmer pink) $69.50
Super giant marshmallows (1 bag of 25, pink & white) $6.25
Soiree Event Design Shop:
Cotton Candy Bags with custom labels (24 @ $2.99 each) $72
Modern Baby Girl Printable Collection: $55
Soiree Event Design:
Signature bling bear centerpieces (bear, rhinestone onesie, bow, rattle & pacifier, Lolli-tag™) $150 each
Candy Crush Events:
Sequin tablecloth (blush color, 6 foot size: 90×132): $250
Vinyl backdrop 8’x8′ (pink button cushion with top rod pocket): $125.27
Apothecary jars (6 jars – two 3-piece sets @ $39.98 each) $80
Mini cupcake stands (3 @ $6.00 each, white) $18
Glitter cupcake wrappers (1 pack of 12, baby pink) $11.15
5-Tier Cupcake stand $29.99
8″ cake stand plates (4 @ $4.99 each) $20
12″ acrylic cake tubes $6.99
18″ acrylic cake tubes $7.99
Acrylic mini ice (2 packs of 400pcs @ $9.99 each) $20
Pier 1 Imports:
Stemmed hurricanes small (2 @ $16.00 each) $32
Stemmed hurricanes large (2 @ $20.00 each) $40
Anchor Hocking 1/2 gallon glass jars with lid (set of 2) $12.99
Acrylic shadow boxes
The TomKat Studio Shop:
Square plastic bottles with lids (8 ounce, set of 6) $12
BABY ceramic letter dishes ($14.99/letter) $60
Plastic candy tubes (24 @ 6/$8.99) $36
Made By A Princess:
Sparkle sticks™ (12 for $12)
Talia’s Creative Printing:
Bling tongs (4 @ $3.50 each) $14
Bling scoops (4 @ $3.50 each) $14
TOTAL COST OF THIS CANDY TABLE: $1689
Total cost does not include the cost of shipping.
Head over to my Pinterest Board here: Trend Alert: How to Setup a Candy Buffet in 6 Steps for links to all of the items listed above. A complete shopping list!
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Tonya Coleman is a premiere event stylist & graphic designer. She blogs and shares party tips & inspiration at Soiree Event Design and is a bi-monthly contributor to Hostess With The Mostess blog writing the popular “Look for Less” and “Trend Alert” blog series. Her unique and creative party printables are exclusively available at Soiree Event Design Shop. You can connect with her on Facebook, Pinterest, Instagram and Twitter.