24 Gingerbread House Ideas 2023 – Recipes To Spice Up Your Holidays

Want to know how to make gingerbread houses? If you’re looking for some creative gingerbread house ideas than you’re in for a treat!

I can’t imagine celebrating our Christmas without a gingerbread house. I must say I have been making the same gingerbread house for years now and I’m starting to think it needs a little renovation.

I would probably have needed a little more creativity if I wanted to do it 10 years ago, but with the power of the internet, it’s as simple as a single click. So if you’re also in need of cool and fun gingerbread houses to try this season, just keep scrolling!

1. Sophisticated Gingerbread House

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Bring a touch of sophistication to your home with this delicious looking gingerbread house.

2. Easy Gingerbread House

Easy Gingerbread House

A super easy design you can have your kids do.

3. Gingerbread Farnsworth House

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If you’re not so much into real houses and just want scale models, this will be the perfect gingerbread idea for you.

4. Stone Gingerbread House

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A house made of stone, perfect!

5. Peanut Butter and Graham Cracker House

Graham Cracker Gingerbread House

This house sounds delicious! And Santa’s just too cute.

6. Gingerbread Log Cabin

Gingerbread Log Cabin

A log cabin on your dinner table? Yes! It will add a rustic touch your dinner. Get the steps here.

7. Cute Gingerbread House

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Take inspiration from Hansel and Gretel in building this gingerbread house. This is really so cute.

8. Simple Gingerbread House

Simple Gingerbread House

Not all gingerbread houses need the color and all those candies, sometimes, simplicity is beauty.

9. Lebkuchen Houses

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Make adorable little houses with lebkuchen dough.

10. Christmas Gingerbread Houses of Biscuits

Christmas Gingerbread House

A house of biscuits and a roof that’s oh so sweet. See how you can make yours with this tutorial.

11. Mini Christmas Gingerbread House

Mini Christmas Gingerbread House

Need something in the small scale? Well this gingerbread house may just be what you’re looking for.

12. Mini Teacup Gingerbread House

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And if you want something that’s more on the plainer or simpler side, this is it.

13. Christmas Gingerbread House Cake

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Why have just a gingerbread house when you can also have cake with it, right?

14. Graham Cracker Gingerbread House Votives

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A cute DIY votive that will bring light and color to your home. See it here.

15. Gluten-Free Vegan Gingerbread House

Gluten-Free Vegan Gingerbread House

Vegans don’t fret, here’s a gingerbread house that’s just for you. It even comes with egg-free royal icing.

16. Gingerbread House with Stein Glass Effect

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Don’t you just love the glass effect (from crushed candies) and the greenery all around? It’s no white Christmas but I’ll take it!

17. Gluten-Free Gingerbread Pyramid

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Don’t get stuck on the idea of making a house. Travel to Egypt with this gingerbread pyramid, and while you’re at it, add a Spinx. See it here.

18. Cookie Snow Globe

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Not your typical run of the mill gingerbread house, but I just love this idea! White Christmas anyone?

19. “Up on the Rooftop” Gingerbread House

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When the site says, worth pinning, it really means, worth pinning. Not sure if I can pull this off but I sure love to try.

20. Teeny, Tiny Gingerbread House

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So easy and so yummy.

21. Gingerbread Nativity

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Since we’re building houses, I’d highly recommend making this one too. This is the reason why we’re celebrating Christmas after all, right?

22. Big Gingerbread House

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Why settle for a bungalow when you can make a big one?

23. Enchanted Victorian Chalet

Beautiful Gingerbread House

This must be the gingerbread inspiration everyone’s looking for. If you want something out of a fairy tale, then this is it!

24. No Bake Gingerbread House

No Bake Gingerbread House

These houses may be small, but at least you don’t have to bother baking anything.

Gingerbread Man

Gingerbread Man

Let’s not forget the gingerbread man! You can make him by following this recipe.