Category Archives: Features and Articles

Post Box and Wishing Well


The Replica Royal Mail post box and the beautiful wishing well post box are both now ready for hire. They can be hired with the candy cart with me delivering and setting them up for you or on a D.I.Y. basis with you picking up from me in Strathaven and setting them up yourself. This is a great way to get what you want on a budget. Contact me for further details.

New to Julie’s Candy Cart – The Ella May Pick ‘n’ Mix Stand

The Ella May Pick ‘n’ Mix Stand is now available to hire on a D.I.Y. basis for anyone living in Strathaven or local to Strathaven. You can come and pick it up from me the day before or morning of the party and drop it back to me afterwards.

It comes with up to 8 perspex cube containers, tongs/scoops, sweetie bags, colour coordinated ribbons and organza for decoration.

I can provide the sweets also if you wish or you can cater for yourselves.

This stand also makes a great cupcake and party bag stand.

Dry hire – £40.  With sweets for 80 people -  £108      90 people – £116.50     100 people – £125   110 people – £133.50   120 people – £142



The Henrietta Heart Ferris Wheel

 Julie’s Candy Cart now has the Henrietta Heart Ferris wheel.

The wheel makes a great pick ‘n’ Mix stand or a Ferrero Roche stand.

Available to hire on a D.I.Y. basis picking it up from me in Strathaven and dropping it back to me after the celebration.

Can be hired dry or with sweets.

Dry hire- £50

Hire with 64 Ferrero Roches- £70     Hire with 88 Ferrero Roches- £77

Hire with 112 Ferrero Roches- £84     Hire with 136 Ferrero Roches- £91

Hire with Retro sweets for 60 people- £101      Hire with Retro sweets for 70 people- £109.50

Hire with Retro sweets for 75 people- £113.75     Hire with Retro sweets for 80 people- £118

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Additional Services now on offer from Julie’s Candy Cart


I have a gorgeous gold glitter wishing tree which stands over 2 feet tall. Also I now have a new white Manzanita wishing tree with crystal strands which stands over 3 feet tall.  The wishing trees are an alternative to a traditional guest book. I hire them out at a reduced rate to anyone hiring the candy cart or post box.  Reduced from £50/£60 plus price of tags to £25/£30 plus price of tags. Tags range from £2.00 – £4.50 for 10 depending on the design.  A voile table cloth, scatter crystals, a bride and groom pen, a poem in a frame, to explain the use of the tree are all included in the hire price and a gift box will be given to the happy couple to keep their tags in afterwards.


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Snap Happy Media Photo Booth Hire

Today on the blog is Snap Happy Media Photo Booth Hire. I met Pat a few years ago now during a wedding online chat/advice session for brides and grooms to be. We got chatting about the business then some months later met again at a wedding fayre.

Snap Happy is a firm favourite not just for weddings but for any type of event. It’s Great Fun!

I asked Pat a few questions about the business and this is what he told me.

Tell us about Snap Happy Media and how/when you got started?

We are one of the longest established Photo Booth businesses in Scotland.  When we started our small family run business, Photo Booths were all the rage in the States but still fairly new to the UK. But with our success has come many copycats and there are also quite a few who offer “photo booth experiences” without a booth!  We are full time and dedicated to this business and can be relied upon to deliver what we say we will – we have NEVER let anyone down!

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Rennicks Wedding Cars

I have been so lucky in the last 5 years to meet so many lovely people through the wedding business. Recently I met the lovely Emma who runs her own wedding car hire business. She features on my blog today. We got chatting and this is what she told me.

Tell us about Rennicks Wedding Cars and how/when you got started?  We started Rennicks Wedding car hire 13 months ago.  It has been an amazing first year; I have loved every minute of it. Stephen my husband has a passion for cars he has been in the motor industry for 34 years. One day an old wedding car came into the garage and he said “Emma that is what you should do, start up a wedding car business.” Before I knew it he was building me our Stunning 1930’s Regent Landaulet car then we added another 4 cars to the fleet. I am very passionate about my cars and take pride in every job that we do.  I have amazing people and employees around me which makes it such a wonderful job.

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Kind Words

A few reviews that have been sent to me via Facebook, e mail and cards.


We had a great day and the kids loved the cart. It was totally demolished as you could see!! Stacey Dougall.


kids and teenagers LOVED the sweets at our wedding… thanks again Julie!! xxx Hannah Muir.   A review from Paul and Claire from their little boys Christening.

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Julie’s Wee Candy Cart

Welcome to Julie’s Wee candy cart.


The wee one can cater for between 40 – 70 people. It is ideal for those smaller celebrations for example Intimate Weddings, Holy Communions, Christenings, Baby Showers, Bridal Showers, Hen parties, Olympic parties and Birthday Parties for all ages!

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Birthday Party Sweetie Treats

New from Julie’s candy cart – The alternative kids party goody bags. Kiddy birthday cups and cello cones stuffed with sweetie treats. These save you the trouble of  thinking about putting party bags together.

These are only £2 each plus delivery/postage charge.

Caesar’s Party and Wedding -Balloons, wedding favours and accessories

In February 2011 I exhibited the candy cart at The Scottish Wedding Show at SECC, Glasgow for the first of many times. This is when I met the lovely Claire. She came to seek me out as she had heard there was a new exhibitor in the building with a unique little sweetie cart. The sweeties attract the best people!

Claire and I became friends and Claire has been a really great support to me in my business venture.

Well nearly 3 years on I thought it was about time I featured Claire on my blog by asking a few questions now as her little business is ever expanding and developing.


This is what I asked:-

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