26 Incredible Gingerbread Houses (That We'd Never, Ever Make)

With their jellybean-shingled roofs, licorice chimneys and royal icing details, there's nothing cuter around the holidays than gingerbread houses. But these masterful creations are a world away from the pre-fab kits we all grew up assembling. Prepare to be amazed! (27 Photos)

Caroline Russock and Amanda Hawkins on Dec 18, 2012 at 9:34AM

chime in now
  • 1 of 27

26 Incredible Gingerbread Houses (That We'd Never, Ever Make)

artisancakecompany.com

    Loading slides...

Bear-y Christmas!

This bear-y cute gingerbread house was created by Rebecca Russell for the Providence Festival of Trees Gingerbread Competition. Perhaps the house, with melting snow on its multi-colored shingles, is an homage to Goldilocks and her three companions or just a precious way to celebrate the holiday.

Connect with Us
Follow Our Pins

Yummy recipes, DIY projects, home decor, fashion and more curated by iVillage staffers.

Follow Our Tweets

The very dirty truth about fashion internships... DUN DUN @srslytheshow http://t.co/wfewf

On Instagram

Behind-the-scenes pics from iVillage.

Best of the Web