Five Unique Gingerbread House Ideas

I know Halloween was only a few days ago, but I feel like October flew by and I know that November will go fast as well. This holiday season, we hope to make a few new traditions. One new tradition that we’d like to start is building a gingerbread house together. Today, I want to share a few gingerbread house ideas.

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Gluten Free Gingerbread House

Photo Credit: Faithfully Gluten Free

Cardamom Cookie Gingerbread House

Photo Credit: Spabettie

“Hot Glue” & Gingerbread

Photo Credit: Houseful of Handmade

Gingerbread House from Scratch

Photo Credit: Mama Smiles

No Bake Gingerbread House

Photo Credit: Red Ted Art

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I hope these ideas can inspire you to add gingerbread house building into your holiday traditions this year! If you’ve built one in the past, please leave us a few tips in the comments below!

16 responses to “Five Unique Gingerbread House Ideas”

  1. My boys love putting a gingerbread house together, but we’ve only ever done the ones in the kit. Then again, they like to eat all the sweets as they build more than anything!

    1. My daughter loves icing, so I’m not totally sure ours will ever get assembled, but we will try our best.

  2. All of these ginger bread houses look so cute 😍 Thank you so much for sharing these ideas, really helpful! ☺

  3. I think this is the year we do a gingerbread house with Liam. We havent before but I think he would love it!

  4. I am always looking for new gingerbread house ideas! Thanks so much for the inspiration for our houses this winter!

    1. You are welcome!

  5. Omg so many cutie ideas!!! I just love that pink house!! So girly!!!

    1. My toddler loves all things pink, so I’m sure ours will be extra girly as well.

  6. All of these ginger bread houses looks so beautiful! the pink one is my favorite

  7. OMG, thanks for the recipes! I really want to create a gingerbread house this year but we don’t have the gingerbread crackers here in Japan like what you find in the US. So, I might have to make my own crackers.

    1. I have allergies, so we will have to make our own from scratch as well! I’ve never made one before, but can not wait to start a new family tradition.

    2. My boys, my husband and I used to make gingerbread houses often. I loved the smell and to see my boys excitement when it was ready.

      1. Me too! I made them a lot when I was younger and live in the States

      2. I have never made one, but this year I am excited to make it a new family tradition.

  8. I think gingerbread houses looks so sweet. they are also a lovely thing to make as a family too xx

  9. I love making gingerbread houses! I usually buy a kit but a homemade one sounds fun.

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