It takes hours upon hours, pounds and pounds of gingerbread, candy, and royal icing—not to mention a few power tools—to create these intricate gingerbread works of art. Here are all the best projects from readers and pros alike, so you can steal ideas for your own creations!
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or tweet a picture of it at us @thisoldhouse. Or put it up on Pinterest and email us a link
so we can re-pin our favorites!