I've undertaken some gingerbread houses with Clementine this year, and I was so excited about it, but man, I have a new appreciation for the adorable ones I see. It's an art form for sure. Ours are currently sitting roofless on the kitchen island, and may remain so. But these, these are my inspiration. So very lovely.
I find myself most drawn to the simple ones with just gingerbread and white icing, not the crazy elaborate ones (with some exceptions, below).
And these lovely simple ornaments:
A little fancier ...
A city building, so sweet:
And Villa Villekulla! Love!
And a dragon!
And a whole interior!
But really I most love the simplest ones, like these sweet deer:
I love little displays and tableaux with vintage deer:
And if you want to make some gingerbread houses without gingerbread?
These adorable paper ones:
Did you make any gingerbread this year?