Here's the gumball machine I made. It was easy to make with a flower pot, clear glass globe, and grosgrain ribbon; all from Wal-Mart. I use it as a candy dish for peanut M's. The idea came from a blog called "A Little Loveliness."
* would be awesome in the gameroom/man's cave* DIY Lamp.. I made one of these using a demo wine bottle and it turned out great!! Just buy the bottle lamp kits at walmart! - Eric would love this in his man cave