21 Amazing Gingerbread House Ideas You’ll Want to Copy

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21 Amazing Gingerbread House Ideas You’ll Want to Copy

The family and I are making a gingerbread house this weekend. So, I went in search for a little inspiration. If you need some too then this is the post for you. I’ll show you 21 amazing gingerbread houses to get you inspired to create your own mini masterpiece.

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Winter Wonderland

These next houses just remind me of a beautiful snowy winter wonderland. Check them out to see how to re-create your own little winter wonderland.

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If you have cookie skills then you can start with a beautiful cookie for the front of your house.

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It’s all about the details like Santa stuck in the chimney.

Colorful Gingerbread Houses

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I mean the roof and the chimney just look like sweet goodness!

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For a classic look stick with all red and white candies to decorate your house.

Gingerbread House with People

If you’re going to create a gingerbread house why not add some cute little gingerbread people to live there?

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This cheerful little gingerbread family consist of mom dad, little sis and baby brother. You could use a fine pointed frosting tip to make their precious little faces.

Gingerbread Village

Why stop at just a gingerbread house when you can create an entire gingerbread village? See how to do that below.

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You can create cookies of different sizes and shape to make your little village.

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Marshmallows make a cute white picket fence.

Mini Gingerbread House

If you're not ready to take on a village, I don’t blame you. The next batch of houses are mini and would be easy to re-create.

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Cookies make perfect snow-covered trees for this yard.

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The gold really pops against the white house and gives this house that magical feel.

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It’s the details like the colorful lights on the house and the tree and the little wreath above the door.

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Using only white gives this cute house a traditional feel.

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Have you ever seen a gingerbread house with a stone front?

Gingerbread House with Lights

If you want to light up your gingerbread house you can place battery operated candles inside. Be sure to turn them on before you seal the house!

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These lights give this home a warm, cozy glow.

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You can add mini trees and animals from the craft store to really make the scene come to life!

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Love the multicolored glow from this pretty little house.

Gingerbread Mansions

These next few I can't even call houses.  Let's be honest they're mansions.  If you want to take on your own little mini-mansion check out some ideas below.

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Ice cream cones make a one-of-a-kind roof.

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This is a work of art! Two decks really! I am awestruck with this one.

Gingerbread House Cakes

A new trend I have been noticing is gingerbread cakes. This would be a fun idea for a Christmas party... ok maybe next year!

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Yep, that’s a gingerbread house wedding cake!

Gingerbread House Kits

If you want something a little easier then creating a house from scratch then these kits work great. They are easy for kids to use too. Check out my favs below.

HERSHEYS GINGERBREAD HOUSE KIT | FIND IT HERE

TWIZZLERS HOUSE KIT | FIND IT HERE

2 PACK GINGERBREAD HOUSE KIT | FIND IT HERE

GINGERBREAD VILLAGE KIT | FIND IT HERE

ELF ON THE SHELF GINGERBREAD HOUSE KIT | FIND IT HERE

Hope you enjoyed this post with 21 amazing gingerbread houses. Did it inspire you to create your own little gingerbread masterpiece? I hope so. If you enjoyed this post, please share it on your favorite social!!!

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