If you are feeling swept up in the holiday spirit but wreaths and trees aren't your thing, try your hand at architecture! We've gathered up some iced inspiration to get you thinking about the gingerbread house of your dreams.
1. Earthship Lollipop: An Eco Gingerbread House Complete with Wind Turbine!
2. Before and After: Real House to Gingerbread House
3. Creative Room's Modernist Gingerbread House Competition
4. Look! More Reader Submitted Architecural Gingerbread Houses
5. Brooke's Christmas Cottage
(Images: Khai Foo & Elise Young, New York Times, AT reader Liz, Not Martha, Hometta Inc, Benita at Chez Larsson, AT reader Kelsey Long, instructables)