Posts Tagged ‘Gingerbread House’

PostHeaderIcon Famous Gingerbead House at The Fairmont Hotel in San Francisco

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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!!

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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!

PostHeaderIcon Romantic Cottage Gingerbread Houses

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.

PostHeaderIcon Re-Fresh with This Summer Gingerbread Beach House

All the elements of a sweet summer are right here! First, this is a Beach House made out of Gingerbread complete with a pretty blue beach, swimmers, and a lifeguard. This one sure takes being creative with Gingerbread to another level!! Fun stuff indeed. Hope you are all having a cool summer….filled with Gingerbread of course!!

PostHeaderIcon Create a Seaside Village Themed Gingerbread House

Seaside Town Gingerbread House

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!!

PostHeaderIcon How to Make a Haunted Halloween Gingerbread House

Haunted House Gingerbread Cake

You will need the tombstone, door, man, house, and tree templates. Plain torrone or nougat can be rolled in cocoa powder and used in place of chocolate torrone. Instructions Here.

PostHeaderIcon Gingerbread House Kits on Sale at Michaels Crafts

Michaels Craft store has their Gingerbread kits all on sale!! Hurry and get yours while they last. You will find the pre-made Gingerbread House kits plus lots and lots of Gingerbread Tree and Gingerbread Goodies. Christmas will be here in just a couple weeks so hurry and get your Gingerbread Houses made!! Details Here.

PostHeaderIcon Gingerbread House Inspiration from 1988

 

Here are some Gingerbread Houses that we hope inspire you from the 1988 Good Housekeeping magazine. You can see more HERE

PostHeaderIcon Simple White Sparkling Gingerbread House

For a fast, simple, and stunning Gingerbread House all you need is a pre-baked store bought kit, silver dragees, white icing, shredded coconut, and some sparkly white sanding sugar. Place the finished houe on a gorgeous silver tray to be admired through the season.

 

PostHeaderIcon Gingerbread Candy Studded Bustier

 

Now we have seen it all! Here is an amazing bustier or halter top that is covered in Gingerbread House embellishments and candy. WOW!  Check out some more designs here.

PostHeaderIcon How to Make Glowing Gingerbread House Windows

Did you know using hard-boiled lollipops, isomalt and gelatin, can be turned into beautiful windows for your Gingerbread house that give off that ‘glow” of a warm fire inside the cozy house. Visit HERE for details to make this Gingerbread House