Christmas time is always a time of joy and excitement and this year, it looks like it’s going to be even more special with the newest addition from Williams Sonoma. This year, they have outdone themselves with their Williams Sonoma Gingerbread House window display for their iconic San Francisco store. It’s sure to be the hit of the holiday season!
A charmingly sweet winter wonderland has been brought to life in San Francisco’s renowned Williams Sonoma! Step into a world of sugar-coated festivities, where candy kids frolic around snowballs and gumdrops line the paths -all nestled among frosty trees and twinkling Christmas lights. Witness the gingerbread bride & groom cut their wedding cake with love before enjoying a festive ice-skating pond created from sparkling bubbly bottles – it’s an enchanting scene that will bring holiday cheer like never before!
Let’s face it, the holiday season can never come soon enough. That’s why the Christian Dior Harrods Gingerbread 2022 collection is here to give us a little taste of what’s to come. The perfect mix of luxury and Christmas spirit, these exquisite gingerbread creations are sure to make you feel festive in no time.
The Collection Itself
The Christian Dior Harrods Gingerbread 2022 collection features an array of intricate and beautiful pieces. There are classic gingerbread houses, as well as more contemporary pieces such as an Eiffel Tower-inspired house and a delicious teacup made entirely out of gingerbread. All pieces come in their own unique packaging, making them perfect for gifting or even keeping for yourself!
We can’t recommend Hannah Ricketts’s vlog enough if you want to see what the masterpiece Dior gingerbread creations at Harrods look like – check it out here
Stunning right? This magnificent Gingerbread house was part of the Fairmont Hotel’s ‘Gingerbread Spice and Everything Nice‘ holiday. The lobby of the Fairmont is gorgeous and the Gingerbread house is practically life-size and decorated with such panache and style!! Beautiful!!
You can read more about this stunning Gingerbread house here and the display measures an impressive 6.7 metres high by 7 metres wide and each year the pastry shop staff take an amazing 520 hours creating the gingerbread house out of 7,750 pieces of gingerbread, 556 kg of royal icing and 306 kg of sweets. Let’s not also forget the engineering department who take a massive 375 hours constructing the framework!
With the trends lately following Shabby Chic, Cottage Chic, Marie Antoinette, and the color schemes of pink, aqua, white and silver, here are some amazing creations that are not just Gingerbread but can certainly lend some ideas towards crafting your “romantic cottage” Gingerbread House for Christmas this year. Read more here.
It’s that time of year when we are all starting to make our Gingerbread House creations for the holiday season. Does your Gingerbread House stick together? Do all those intricate parts and pieces tend to fall off or come apart? We found this recipe for a super strong icing glue for you…..write us and tell us what you think? Get Recipe Here
Gingerbread houses come in all shapes, sizes, and themes and this one is a ‘Seaside’ village themed Gingerbread creation. This seaside village has a pier, dock, shops, fisherman and even a seagull perched atop a post. Dream BIG and you can create it!!
We were at PetSmart today and they have so many cute Gingerbread toys for dogs by Martha Stewart. They have so many Gingerbread items on sale right now and so many to choose from and you know they won’t last long-
If you can’t spend Christmas in Paris, then bring a little Parisian charm into your home for Christmas with this magical Eiffel Tower Gingerbread Centerpiece. Tutorial and instructions are here at Haniela’s
Pre-baked and Pre-assembled Gingerbread Easter Bunny House, Easter Bunny Hutch Kit! Just image how much fun the kids will have decorating this house for the Easter holiday! It’s the perfect springtime project, and a cute centerpiece for your Easter table. So hop to it–everything is included- a pre-baked, pre-built house, white and lavender decorating icing mixes, candies, pre-made icing decorations, 2 cookie bunny ears, 2 decorating bags and tips, cardboard base and complete instructions with great decorating ideas. Visit WILTON for more details!