Finalist: Sleeping Beauty at The Bayside Gatehouse
"This gingerbread project depicts a scene from the fairy tale of Sleeping Beauty, but the castle is a gingerbread replica of a local historical sandstone building. The pattern was constructed from architectural plans I created and the iconography of Sleeping Beauty, the prince, and dragon are based on the classic Disney film. The tools I used included a bandsaw, an X-Acto blade, and my rasp. Everything is edible except for the base. There were lots of herbs and spices used for vegetation and the roof, with gingerbread and gum paste for the figures."