I was walking around Bed, Bath, and Beyond today, and saw these great apothecary jars (3 for $20). I thought they would be beautiful in a candy buffet. With the 20% off coupon, that's a pretty good deal!
Here are some of my favorite pics of candy buffets, for inspiration. You put the candy buffet out at the end of the party, and the adults and kids have a field day filling up their bags with some candy to take home. To get the best visual effect, it is important to ge a variety of different jars, and display them at different heights: