What fun this one was to do! It took me over an hour to set up the candy. I first tried to stack them, and naturally they wouldn't hold in position. My next thought was a glue stick, but I couldn't get it open. So...being creative (or crazy), I decided to lick each one. The only trouble with that was that I hate mint, and every time I stuck one on, three came off because I was so sticky. By the time I was done, I really wasn't in the mood to paint. I photographed them and painted them the following day. I must say though, I smelled very minty for quite a while. I used this as my Christmas card this year.