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!
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.
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!!
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!!
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.
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.