The best thing about a sweet tooth is that we don’t need a reason to have one. It doesn’t have to be a birthday or a holiday to get candy, baked goods or even a soft drink. Not that any of us would go overboard, mind you.
Kidding aside, these tasty concoctions are often associated with a good time. They bring back childhood memories and moments shared with loved ones. And the experience of making them can also trigger those warm fuzzy feelings.
To prove our point, here are eight mouthfuls to sweeten up your screen.
Sugar, Sugar with Three.js & GSAP by Steve Gardner
Who’s up for a pile of goodies? This clever animation relies on Three.js and GSAP to spell the word “SUGAR”. It is definitely an attention-getter. In addition, it shows how some complex presentations can be built using these libraries.
See Sugar Pen, Sugar by Steve Gardner
CSS Pure Ring Candy preloader by Jon Kantner
Loading graphics offers a great opportunity to add creativity. This pure CSS snippet creates a beautiful blue and white candy swirl. It is both fun and mesmerizing.
Check out the Candy Pen Ring Preloader by Jon Kantner
CSS One Cupcake Slide with Sprinkles by Jamie Coulter
Visuals can do wonders for getting customers interested in your product. Here we have a slide that is as tempting as it is slick. The animation gives a sense of interactivity, even though the illustrations are simple and beautiful. And to think that only CSS was used for all of this? Amazing.
Check out the CSS Pen Only Cupcake Slider with Sprinkles! by Jamie Coulter
Candy Heart CSS & GSAP by Katherine Kato
Candy hearts are traditionally associated with Valentine’s Day. But our love of code can be celebrated all year round! This fun animation combines the two passions with the help of CSS and GSAP.
See The Pen Candy Heart by Katherine Kato
See Pen Sugar Rush (candyland) by luke lincoln
Create an Orange Soda Background by Lisa Benmore
Perhaps there is nothing like enjoying some soda on a hot day. If you don’t have either of those things, this piece might be the next best thing. Random bubbles on an orange background bring to mind the sweet taste of citrus. And it would make a great background for a website hero area.
View Pen Love Orange Soda? #codepenchallenge by Lisa Benmore
Create a CSS 3D cake by S. Shahriar
Check out the Cake 3D CSS Pen 🍰 by S. Shahriar
CSS Hover Pudding with Deren
Sometimes it’s the simplest things that make us happy – like a little pudding for dessert. This fragment gives us the opportunity to smile at our food for a while. Move over this pudding and embrace the joyful reaction.
Check out the Pen Challenges: CSS Hover Pudding🍮 by Deren
Write the Sweetest Code
Our creativity is usually at its best when we are having fun. And what could be more fun than crafting something sweet? The clips above are excellent examples of how innovative web designers can be when given the freedom to experiment.
Plus, it’s easy to see the similarities between writing code and making sweet treats. Each requires expert use of tools and ingredients to achieve the best possible result.
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