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The bad news is: it's not edible. But if you're not up for the labor involved in baking and decorating a real gingerbread house for the holidays, follow the Alpha Mom lead, grab some cardboard and paint, and create this gingerbread house the kids can actually climb into.
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All you'll need is cardboard boxes, paint in your choices of color, and a hot glue gun.

Check out the model Alpha Mom created before constructing her gingerbread house.

Via Alpha Mom.