Up your carnival-theme game: get a cotton candy machine! #Food Porn#candy#candy buffet#carnival#cotton candy#food#steal-this-idea August 4 | Catherine Clark bijouxandbits Photos by: Photos by 43rd Ave. Photography Photos by 43rd Ave. Photography Related Post Slushies, food trucks, and brunch: 10 delicious ways to make your wedding food fun We recently listed out 13 ways to make your reception more fun, but the REAL way to your guests's hearts is through their stomachs, right?... Read more So this idea works for carnival weddings, that's a given. But really? ANY WEDDING can rock cotton candy. Your sweets table, candy bar, and dessert spread is instantly that much awesome-er with the addition of delicious, fluffy, happy-inducing candy floss. I mean, just look at the faces on these kids at Christina and Michael's carnival wedding (with Elvis officiant!). Those are some blissed-out sugar-fiends. We're always in favor of a late-night dance party snack, too, and a cotton candy machine is such a good call. If you're hiring a caterer and are totally into this idea for your own wedding (not required, of course, as with all our ideas!), see if they can snag a machine for your spread. Or if you have caterers/servers on hand (or a friendly and willing helper), you can rent your own for a pretty reasonable price. Google "cotton candy machine rentals" in your local area for lots of vendors. Need more ideas like a cotton candy machine? Set out popcorn and flavor shakers for a fun (and cheap!) cocktail hour snack Picture it: a big vat of popcorn and a few different shakers of dry flavors. Obviously salt is a biggie, but mix it up with cinnamon and sugar, cayenne and… Read More 7 tips on stretching your wedding food budget We know that you can NEVER have a shortage of budget-stretching ideas. I previously gave you these recession-friendly wedding budget ideas, but let's get food-specific in this installment, shall we?… Read More Are you adding any fun food to your catering lineup? Share your ideas in the comments! Get your daily dose of Offbeat AWESOME Reporter Name * Reporter Email * Original text Enter the original text here. Edited text* Enter your suggested copyedit here. Notes You can add a note for the editor here. * Required information. Fix Typo Catherine Clark Catherine Clark is Offbeat Bride's Senior Editor. In her spare time she loiters at her local library, makes art, watches movies en masse, plays video and tabletop games, poorly cooks healthy things, cuddles with her feline fur baby, and blogs at BijouxandBits.com. @enidjcoleslaw @bijouxandbits @bijouxandbits PREVIOUS 10 gender neutral and feminist-friendly wedding readings for your rad wedding ceremony NEXT Gold dipped pumpkins and masquerade masks at this chic LA Halloween wedding Show/Hide comments [ 0 ] Join the conversation Cancel Reply Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Participate in this conversation via emailGet only replies to your comment, the best of the rest, as well as a daily recap of all comments on this post. No more than a few emails daily, which you can reply to/unsubscribe from directly from your inbox. No-drama comment policy Part of what makes the Offbeat Empire different is our commitment to civil, constructive commenting. Make sure you're familiar with our no-drama comment policy. Biz owners & wedding bloggers Please just use your real name in your comment, not your business name or blog title. Our comments are not the place to pimp your website. If you want to promote your stuff on Offbeat Bride, join us as an advertiser instead.