100 Adorable Gingerbread House Ideas

Building gingerbread houses is a wonderful part of the Christmas holiday.

Using frosting, gingerbread and many other colorful decorations, you too can get in on this fun holiday tradition.

Throw a gingerbread house decorating party and get all of your friends in on the fun too.

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From gumdrops for roof decoration to chocolate doors, there are so many ideas on different types of gingerbread houses to make.

Consider constructing the classic gingerbread house with brown walls and roofs.

Or use pretzels or other colorful materials to change up the classic look.

Adding Santas and green Christmas trees can also be a nice touch. If you are looking for some inspiration check out these gingerbread house ideas.

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1. Bavarian Gingerbread House

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Complex but very elegant. It is made from easy to use gingerbread and has very nice chocolate decor.

via Sprinkle Bakes

2. Beautiful Gingerbread House

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This one is even more complex. It is a great idea for a more artistic person. It is made from various candies.

3.Best Gingerbread House Glue

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Thick, sticky frosting makes the best glue for gingerbread houses. The sticky frosting will help hold your gingerbread house together longer.

via Kids Activities Blog

4. Candy Bricks

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Flat sugar candy makes perfect bricks for Christmas gingerbread houses. Glue it in strips on the outside of your gingerbread home for a brick look.

5. Candy Cane Gingerbread House

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Candy canes and peppermints add an ideal red touch to traditional gingerbread homes. The red touch adds a fun Christmas twist.

via Brit + Co

6. Candy Cane Sugar House

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Melting peppermint into flat squares makes an excellent substitute for traditional gingerbread walls. It is simple to work with and glues together easily.

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7. Candy Fire

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Make cute campfires by using melted sugar candy and pretzels. These campfires are a perfect addition to the outside of your gingerbread house.

8. Candy Gingerbread House

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Using candy to make roof tiles and wall fixtures adds a fantastic Christmas color.

9. Candy Snails

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Adorable snails for the front yard of your gingerbread house can be made with peppermint candy and Dots. These snails add a modern touch to a classic gingerbread house.

via Martha Stewart

10. Candy Trees

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Stacked pulled sugar with a candy star on top makes dreamy sugar Christmas trees. These can be added out in front of your immaculately decorated gingerbread house.

11. Chocolate Gingerbread House

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Melted chocolate can be formed and cooled into brown walls for a twist on the traditional gingerbread house. Or decorate the chocolate for color.

via Wilton

12. Christmas Gingerbread House DIY

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M&Ms on the roof and adorable nutcracker chocolates in the doorway make a colorful gingerbread house.

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13. Cottage Gingerbread House

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Make a loveable, classic cottage gingerbread house by using white frosting for the walls and a piped green wreath over the doorway.

14. Cozy Gingerbread House

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Put a spin on the classic gingerbread house by adding a second floor and glowing lights.

via How to Cook That

15. Creative Gingerbread House

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Add colorful candies, a cookie Christmas tree and a candy Santa’s sleigh to make this elaborate house.

16. Doctor Who Gingerbread Tardis

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Bright blue frosting on a square gingerbread base makes a delightful police call box.

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17. Easy Gingerbread House

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Do a simple gingerbread house with just frosting, gingerbread and colorful candies.

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18. Easy Graham Cracker Gingerbread House

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When baking gingerbread seems like too big of a task, just use graham crackers and frosting.

via Our Best Bites

19. Easy No Bake Gingerbread House

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Almonds make darling roof and wall tiles.

via Life Made Sweeter

20. Enchanted Victorian Chalet

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Pretzels, cookies, and peppermint make this elaborate Victorian-style gingerbread home.

21. Fairy Gingerbread House

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This gingerbread home embodies fairies using wispy curved gingerbread and candy rocks around the doorway.

via Will Cook for Friends

22. Festive Gingerbread House

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Make gingerbread homes scream Christmas with pulled sugar peppermint, green frosting, and an elongated style gingerbread house.

23. Frosty Christmas Gingerbread House

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Thick white frosting on the roof will make your gingerbread house look like it recently snowed. The heart-shaped window adds an extra touch.

via Something…

24. Funfetti Gingerbread House

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Create a party gingerbread house with multi-colored sprinkles and roof tiles.

via Studio DIY

25. Gingerbread Barn

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Animals need gingerbread houses too! Create this precious gingerbread barn with red frosting and cookie animals.

via Taste of Home

26. Gingerbread Birdhouse

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Using elongated gingerbread walls and narrow roof to create a sweet gingerbread birdhouse.

via Amelie’s House

27. Gingerbread Candy House

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Candy strips make perfect roof material and piped on windows and doors make for an easy application.

via My Taste Hobby with Passion and Love

28. Gingerbread Chocolate House

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Pink chocolate for walls really makes a gingerbread house pop.

via Cookies, Cupcakes and Cardio

29. Gingerbread Christmas Cottage

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Add little upper floor gingerbread windows and colorful roof tiles to make gingerbread cottage.

via Taste of Home

30. Gingerbread Church Sweetopia

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With a gingerbread steeple and red door, this super realistic gingerbread church is made.

via Sweetopia

31. Gingerbread Decorating Organization Idea

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To help organize all of your gingerbread toppings, use a six-hole muffin tin.

via She Wears Flowers

32. Gingerbread English Cottage

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Cinnamon toast crunch makes perfect roof material for a gingerbread cottage.

via Rambling Renovations

33. Gingerbread Farm

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Create a whole gingerbread farm from silos, to barns to the classic farmhouse.

via My Name is Yeh

34. Gingerbread House

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Construct a classic white gingerbread house with white chocolate and colorful roof sprinkles.

via How to Cook That

35. Gingerbread House Diy

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Peppermint kisses and round chocolate dots make colorful roofing material.

via Living Locurto

36. Gingerbread House Two Story

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Design a huge two-story gingerbread house with a blue chocolate roof and brick piped walls.

37. Gingerbread House Wilderness Mountain Lodge

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Make a double-decker gingerbread house with an adorable patio. It looks just like a gingerbread ski lodge!

via Gringalicious

38. Gingerbread Houses Mini

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Gingerbread tents are super simple to construct using frosting and three pieces of gingerbread.

via Red Ted Art

39. Gingerbread Lighthouse

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Using candy rocks and long pieces of gingerbread you can design a gingerbread lighthouse.

via Parsley Sage Sweet

40. Gingerbread Lodge

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Design a gingerbread winter lodge with candy rocks and three pieces of gingerbread.

via Taste of Home

41. Gingerbread Log Cabin

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Trim the gingerbread into long narrow pieces so that when you glue it all together with frosting it looks like a log cabin.

via Three Pixie Lane

42. Gingerbread Nativity

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Five pieces of gingerbread can make a perfect gingerbread nativity scene.

via Roti n Rice

43. Gingerbread Retro Camper

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For the more advanced gingerbread maker, try this adorable gingerbread camper.

via Sugar and Cloth

44. Gingerbread Rustic Log Cabin

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Pretzels make a perfect log cabin look.

via Vikalinka

45. Gingerbread Skyscraper

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For the city gingerbread look, try making a tall gingerbread house with grey piping to create a skyscraper look.

46. Gingerbread Tipi

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Use triangle-shaped gingerbread with piped white frosting to create charming teepee.

via Baking Magique

47. Gingerbread Victorian Store

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With colorful sale windows and a tall design you can make this precious victorian store design.

via Vintage Kitty

48. Gingerbread Village

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Make a whole village with multiple houses, trees and snow.

via Wilton

49. Gorgeous Gingerbread House

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This gingerbread house is elaborate and detail oriented all the way down to the gingerbread men in front.

50. Gower Street Gingerbread House

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Make a gingerbread triplex by adding three front doors and elaborate steeple windows.

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51. Graham Cracker Gingerbread House Votive

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Gingerbread houses can also become a candle holder if you remove the front roof and add a beautiful candle.

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52. Grand Gingerbread House

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With snow on the roof, brown gingerbread walls and green front trees, this classically adorable gingerbread house is made.

via Wilton

53. Gumdrop Roof Gingerbread Housejpg

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Gumdrops make a colorful roofing material.

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54. Hogwarts Gingerbread Castle

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Harry Potter lovers will enjoy this Hogwarts inspired gingerbread house.

via Not Quite Nigella

55. How To Host a Gingerbread House Party

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If you plan to host a gingerbread house party, make sure that you have cereal, licorice and all sorts of other decorations.

via Eat This Up

56. Icicle Gingerbread House

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Make this grand gingerbread house with white icing as icicles.

via Goodies by Anna

57. Mini Gingerbread for Mug

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Adorable mini gingerbread houses are the perfect adornment for your winter hot cocoa.

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58. Mini Gingerbread Houses

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Perfect gingerbread houses don’t always have to be large, create these white frosted mini gingerbread houses.

via Lily Ardor

59. Modern Gingerbread House

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Modern designed houses can also be re designed into winning gingerbread houses.

via Oh Happy Day

60. Nut Gingerbread House

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Pecans make darling roofing material.

via The First Year

61. Palm Springs Gingerbread House

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For the beach gingerbread house, use an unconventional design and make darling palm trees!

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62. Patriotic Gingerbread House

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Show your United States Pride with this red, white and blue decorated house.

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63. Pink Gingerbread House

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With a pink roof and pink frosted walls, this is the perfect gingerbread Barbie house!

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64. Pretzel Chimney Gingerbread House

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To create a classic chimney on the outside of your gingerbread house, use mini pretzels.

via The Perfect Chocolate Chip Cookie

65. Pretzel Gingerbread Cabin

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Large pretzels make an easy log cabin look.

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66. Pretzel Windows

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Window shutters can easily be constructed using mini pretzels.

67. Professional Gingerbread House

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Build gingerbread houses like a professional with this enchanting design, white frosting and cute Christmas tree.

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68. Red Gingerbread House

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Give your gingerbread house the look of Christmas by using red frosting, peppermint and red candies.

via Sweetopia

69. Royal Icing Gingerbread House

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Cookies make great roof material, along with colorful frosting and candies, this loveable gingerbread house is created.

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70. Seven Ways to Make a Gingerbread House

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Graham crackers can make great gingerbread house side material.

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71. Skiing Marshmallow Snowman

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Stacked marshmallows with pretzel arms make adorable snowmen. Especially when placed on a peppermint sled.

72. Sprinkle House

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Make your gingerbread house by coating it in multi colored nonpareils.

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73. Stone Gingerbread House

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Use chocolate candy rocks and frosting to give your gingerbread house the appearance of being made from snow.

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74. Three Story Gingerbread House

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Create the Adams family home with this triple story gingerbread house.

75. Two Story Gingerbread House

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This charming two-story home is made with chocolate roof and off white walls.

via How to Cook That

76. Up on the Rooftop Gingerbread House

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Add Santa’s sleigh on the roof for an enchanting addition to your gingerbread house.

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77. Valentine Gingerbread House

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Gingerbread houses can be for more than Christmas. Add pink to create this house for your valentine.

via With Love and Confection

78. Vermont Gingerbread House

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Add a twist to the classic gingerbread house by adding white piping on the walls and a low roof.

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