Creative Gingerbread House Decorating Ideas

Making gingerbread houses every year can be fun, but it also makes you want to branch out and do a creative or weird design every now and then.

I’ve made some weird gingerbread houses in the past, and I love coming up with ideas for funny and creative gingerbread house themes. This list is going to be my working list of different possible gingerbread house theme ideas, and I’ll be adding templates and photos as I either design or make them.


Easy gingerbread house decorating ideas.

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Simple candy cottage.

Seasonal gingerbread house decorating ideas.

  • Valentine’s Day gingerbread house
  • Easter gingerbread house
  • Halloween gingerbread house
  • St Patrick’s Day gingerbread house
  • Summer gingerbread house
  • Springtime garden party gingerbread theme
  • Thanksgiving gingerbread house
  • Gingerbread beach house
  • Palm Springs gingerbread house
  • Santa’s workshop gingerbread house

Funny gingerbread house decorating ideas.

  • Gingerbread chicken coop
  • Gingerbread igloo
  • Gingerbread teepee
  • Gingerbread camping tent
  • Gingerbread zoo
  • Gingerbread office cubicle
  • Gingerbread cafe
  • Gingerbread karate studio
  • Gingerbread yoga studio
  • Gingerbread gym
  • Gingerbread hotel with pool
  • Christmas in Hawaii gingerbread house
  • Tahitian beach hut
  • Gingerbread Quonset hut with soldiers
  • Gingerbread barn
  • Gingerbread skating rink
  • Gingerbread McDonald’s drive-thru
  • Gingerbread pet shelter
  • Gingerbread volcano
  • Pueblo gingerbread house
  • Firehouse gingerbread house
  • Gingerbread gnome house
  • Gingerbread lighthouse
  • Gingerbread birdhouse

Made by Mary Siebert Hulsman

Gingerbread vehicle ideas

  • Gingerbread ambulance
  • Gingerbread fire truck
  • Gingerbread retro camper
  • Gingerbread Jeep
  • Gingerbread low rider
  • Gingerbread boats
  • Gingerbread city bus
  • Gingerbread school bus
  • Gingerbread motorcycle
  • Gingerbread bicycle
  • Gingerbread sleigh
  • Gingerbread train
  • Astronaut gingerbread house
  • Gingerbread dump truck
  • Gingerbread bulldozer
Cardboard template for the gingerbread sleigh.
Cardboard template for the gingerbread sleigh.

Amusement park gingerbread themes

  • Gingerbread ferris wheel
  • Gingerbread merry-go-round
  • Gingerbread tilt-a-whirl
  • Gingerbread waterslide
  • Gingerbread funhouse
  • Gingerbread rollercoaster

Weird gingerbread decorating ideas

  • Design your own gingerbread house
  • Gingerbread liquor store
  • Gingerbread garbage truck
  • Gingerbread trailer park
  • Gingerbread cemetery
  • Gingerbread bus station
  • Gingerbread haunted house
  • Stadium gingerbread house
  • Gingerbread hotel

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The Gingerbread hotel.

Fancy gingerbread house decorating ideas.

  • Gingerbread greenhouse
  • Gingerbread church
  • Victorian gingerbread house
  • Mid Century Modern gingerbread house
  • Masterpiece paintings in gingerbread
  • Gingerbread nativity scene
  • Lighted gingerbread house
  • Log Cabin gingerbread house
  • Gingerbread village
  • Gingerbread castle
  • Gingerbread birdcage

TV show and movies gingerbread themes.

  • The Breaking Bad house with a pizza on the roof
  • The Addams family mansion
  • Gingerbread Brady Bunch house
  • Gingerbread Tardis
  • Gingerbread Overlook hotel
  • Die Hard gingerbread house
  • Gingerbread Death Star
  • Gingerbread hobbit house

Kara

Kara is a former wedding cake decorator who has won numerous awards for her cake designs and gingerbread houses. She currently owns a cake decorating supply business at acaketoremember.com

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