gingerbread120808.jpg It doesn't fit into our holiday decor budget, but rather than be bah humbug over a crazy pricetag ($4,320!) we thought this was a fitting gingerbread house to share with the modernist-loving AT crowd - Mies' Farnsworth house done up in fondant, poured sugar and sugar paste. This sweet rendition of the famous Illinois landmark...

(Image credit: Apartment Therapy )

...took 25 hours to make (by April Reed Cake Design) and 15% of the proceeds go to the restoration effort following the recent flood damage.

Check it out at The New York Times.

Lots More Farnsworth House on AT:Chicago:
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Top Photo: Jens Mortensen/New York Times