Fill glass containers in a variety of shapes with a selection of sweets in complementary colours to create an eye-catching display. Include a handwritten card to encourage guests to dig in.

Sweet containers, from £10 to hire, Vintage Style Hire. Pink bonbons and white bonbons, £2.47 for 250g; alphabet-letter sweets, £2.21 for 250g; mini marshmallows, £1.97 for 250g; Rhubarb and Custard sugar-free boiled sweets, £2.98 for 250g, A Quarter Of. Place card, £2.99 for 10, Confetti. Ladle, £1.13 to hire, Jones Hire

As seen in the November/December 2011 issue of Brides

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