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Make It: Festive Gingerbread Gift Toppers that Double as Christmas Ornaments!

by Stephanie Lee

Make it: Festive gingerbread gift toppers that double as Christmas ornaments!
There’s something really fun about wrapping gifts at Christmas time don’t you think? Maybe it’s because  this is the only time of year I can sing along to carols at the top of my lungs while I wrap. Or perhaps it’s the sheer number of presents I get to play with! Either way, everything feels so magical that it makes me want to make each gift extra festive.

Make it: Festive gingerbread gift toppers that double as Christmas ornaments!

And there’s no easier way to add a little festive cheer to your presents than with...

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The Gingerbread Architect

by DIY Maven

The Gingerbread Architect

This year, take your gingerbread construction to a new level with The Gingerbread Architect. Choose from 12 classic American home designs, including a Cape, brownstone and even a southwest style*. 

Co-written by an architect who loves to bake and a 'house-obsessed pastry chef', the book includes detailed instructions that will take us from blue prints, to manufacture (baking), to construction ('gluing' it together), to exterior detailing...

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Free Modern Gingerbread House Plans.

by Chris Gardner

Houston, Texas - based architecture firm Hometta are getting into the spirit of giving this year.

They're offering free buliding plans to make your own very contemporary gingerbread home. Their plan is "a small-scale version of the Draft House by Hometta’s own, award-winning HouMinn Practice."

Free Modern Gingerbread House Plans.

The plans are based on a readymade gingerbread house kit from Whole Foods, so it'll be easy to grab all the goodies you'll need, without having to buy...

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The Mid-Century Modern Gingerbread House

by DIY Maven

The Mid-Century Modern Gingerbread House

Move over graham cracker cottages; there’s a new architect on the block and she’s a mid-century modern fan. From Red Envelope, this unique twist to that old favorite features a garage and a rock garden. The 18" x 13" x 5 ½" high structure can be personalized and is 100% edible–within 30 days of unwrapping, that is. Comes fully assembled for $78 - $88, or just use the pics as inspiration to build your own. Via The Green Head.

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