Candy is usually thought of as a legitimate crafting material only at Christmas-time. We happily run to the grocery store for candy canes to decorate our gingerbread houses and mini M&Ms to add pizzazz to our sugar cookie tree ornaments, but for the rest of the year, that candy’s only contribution is its empty calories.
In Candy Construction: How to Build Edible Race Cars, Castles, and Other Cool Stuff out of Store-Bought Candy, author Sharon Bowers takes candy crafting to a whole new level, offering step-by-step tutorials for edible projects that are suitable for an entire year’s worth of theme parties and kid-craft projects.
Sounds delicious, right? Well, here’s what I really think about it: