Candy is common, you can find it practically anywhere. Most of us are used to eating it, but these crazy candy creations push that notion out of the way to make room for something straight out of Willy Wonka’s imagination: candy fashion, candy art, candy buildings, and candy… sushi? Needless to say, the possibilities are endless when it comes to the world’s sweetest snack.
This candy-covered skateboard should make for a sweet ride. The board was created by the Australian pop star Cody Simpson who covered the board entirely in original flavor Skittles, both the top and the bottom. The only part with no candy at all is the wheels and grip table, so the board is completely functional.
Belma Arnautovic’s Lolicesweetly shoes make every step sickly saccharine, with a wide variety of candy types, shoe sizes, and styles of all shapes. If you want a candy fix without the calorie consequences, try these pieces of fashion innovation,
The largest gingerbread house ever made was built by the Traditions Club of –of course– Bryan, Texas. It is 42 feet wide, 60 feet long, and 20 feet tall, or in other words: life-size. Built from a wooden base and a baked exterior, the 35,823,400 calorie home smashed the Mall of America’s previous world record.
Most candy sculptures look delicious, but these are just too good to be true. Ameshin, an up-and-coming candy shop in Toyko that creates beautiful works of traditional Japanese artisanal candy, called amezaiku. Their art pieces (lollipops) are crafted from syrup, organic coloring, and starch, making them easy on the eye and the tongue.
This candy creation has a little twist, because it isn’t actually made of candy: it’s made from the part of the candy everyone throws away, their wrappers. Luisa Caldwell’s art sculpture, called Special Dayz and Sunset, uses these regular pieces of trash to make a twenty-first century stained glass window.
What’s better than candy that looks like candy and tastes like candy? Well, candy that looks sushi and still tastes sweet like candy, of course! City Sounds Entertainment of New York and New Jersey offers candy sculpture packages with all different types of candies, ingredients, and colors. This way, you can combine your party’s appetizers and desserts in one!