(20 crafty days of halloween) purple people eater pop

It was a one-eyed, one-horned
Flyin’ Purple People Eater
One-eyed, one-horned
Flyin’ Purple People Eater

You know you’ll totally be singing that song all day now. I was playing around with my leftover materials from my marshmallow witch pops and came up with these one-eyed, one-horned, flyin’ purple people eaters. I sorta have a big giant crush on these guys, I just love how they turned out! Don’t cha just love when a craft experiment goes right? It’s only day 5 of 20 Crafty Days of Halloween and I have a whole lot more spooky crafts to share with you, so stay tuned!


Large Marshmallows
Lollipop Sticks
Green Chocolate Melts
Candy Corn
Floral Foam
Wilton Decorating Color Icing Violet
Large Freezer Bag
Wilton Candy Eyeballs


Step 1: Place coconut in a large freezer bag, add several drops of violet food dye and mix until you get your desired shade of purple.

Step 2: Place lollipop sticks in marshmallows.

Step 3: Melt green chocolate according to package. Dip marshmallows in chocolate.

Step 4: Before green chocolate dries, dip marshmallow in purple coconut. Cover the entire marshmallow.

Step 5: Before green chocolate dries, place a candy corn on top of each marshmallow as the horn. Place a candy eye at the front of each pop. Place in floral foam to dry.


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I'm Vanessa and it's my mission in life to spread my love of hot glue guns and glitter to others. I suffer from craft ADHD, regularly working on at least 10 projects at the same time and my craft room looks like a tornado hit it. My first craft book, Party in a Jar, was published in 2014. I look forward to crafting with you!

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  1. says

    I did a lipsync to that song as a kid! Love your pops. They are perfect! If you haven’t already, I hope you’ll visit “One Creative Weekend” on OneCreativeMommy.com (open every Fri-Wed) and link up this idea and anything else you’d like to share.


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