A roundup of 25 Gingerbread house ideas and tips on how to make your own for Christmas.
gingerbread house ideas
If you search for gingerbread house ideas, the results are overwhelming. I wanted to collect a bunch of ideas that were NOT overwhelming. Ideas that are clever and do-able. And by “do-able,” I don’t necessarily mean “easy.” I mean, “in the realm of possibility for a lot of people.”
In contrast, check out the two links at the end of this post to over-the-top, phenomenal gingerbread houses that would take weeks to build.
These ideas are unique, most have accompanying tutorials, and are for the yous and mes.
- I made this sewing themed gingerbread house years ago.
- Love this stone gingerbread cottage from Tikkido, especially the windows.
- Please check out the close-ups of the candy glass on this one: Fairy gingerbread house by Will Cook For Friends.
- Find step-by-steps to make these gingerbread chalets at Hallmark.
- Someone better make this Palm Springs gingerbread house from A Beautiful Mess.
- Find tips to make this log cabin gingerbread house at Three Pixie Lane.
- Or find a tutorial to make this log cabin gingerbread house at The Gingerbread Journal.
- Learn to assemble and decorate a gingerbread house at Sweetopia, with free printables.
- Find some tips for stress-free building at My Name is Snickerdoodle.
- So beautiful. Make gingerbread birdhouses at Amelie’s House.
- Find lots of gingerbread house tutorials at Wilton.
- Make mini houses with chocolate bars at Better Homes and Gardens.
- Make snow globe gingerbread houses at Butter Hearts Sugar.
- This gingerbread house farm from My Name is Yeh is kinda amazing.
- Go for the shortcut and make a gingerbread house facade, at Martha Stewart.
- Make your own little Paris building, at Madame Citron (en francais).
- Love this! But then, my great grandfather was a lighthouse keeper. Make a gingerbread lighthouse at Coastal Living.
- Make a house with a removable roof so you can add the people, at Wilton.
- Host a gingerbread house decorating party at Design Improvised.
- The ORIGINAL mini gingerbread houses for your mug, at Not Martha.
- Gorgeous gingerbread trees to go with the house, at Better Homes and Gardens.
- Cute gingerbread house ornaments at Craftstorming.
- Make a gingerbread truck at Country Living.
- Try a gingerbread tea cup at Thirsty for Tea.
- I know they aren’t edible, but these gingerbread gift boxes from The House that Lars Built are adorable.
For some less do-able, but awesome, gingerbread houses, find roundups of amazing gingerbread houses at Good Housekeeping and Buzzfeed.
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Nikki Wills says
Thanks so much for including my gingerbread cottage! I love so many of these houses! Great inspiration as I start my gingerbread baking tomorrow.