With more than 400 submissions, we saw some fascinating gingerbread houses (ranches, cottages, and tree houses) inspired by your favorite Christmas songs, paintings, books, and time periods. Take a look at our favorite entries.
With candy cane columns and detailed furnishings, Wunderhamster's gingerbread dollhouse looks like a sweet place to live.
Lit from behind, abh75's gingerbread house is filled with fondant furniture and cookie paintings inspired by her favorite midcentury classics. There's plenty to see in this ranch, including a Noguchi table and a clock topped with raw spaghetti noodles and candy buttons.
MAReeder's gingerbread house, which was baked over chicken wire frames and attached to a gingerbread sole, is decorated with royal icing, buttercream icing, candies, pretzels, and cereal. To make gingerbread kids, she molded soft caramel candy and used icing for outlines and features.
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