One of our favorite Christmas traditions is crafting gingerbread houses – so fun to make, so delicious to eat! Spice up the classic holiday decoration with these fun variations on the theme – think gingerbread barns, castles and more. After all, the holiday spirit happens wherever there’s love in your heart!

1. Gingerbread Barn

When it’s Christmastime on the farm, create a gingerbread barn! Old MacDonald gets into the holiday spirit with this darling dessert made with fondant and candy. Find the Project Here.

2. Gingerbread Dog House

Even your pet likes to celebrate the most wonderful time of the year. Show some puppy love and honor your furry friend with a gingerbread dog house  – just be sure to keep it out of reach so they can’t get their paws on it! Dog bone sprinkles and ready-made icing make decorating this house fun and easy. Find the Project Here.

3. Gingerbread Camper

Bring your Christmas celebration on the road with the Great Outdoors Gingerbread Camper. This cute kit includes icing and candy to decorate your traveling gingerbread home, bringing good cheer wherever you roam! Find the Project Here.

4. Super Mario Gingerbread Castle

Level up your Christmas decorating game with the Super Mario Gingerbread Castle! Gum drops border the entrance to this royal gingerbread house and Super Mario himself is included in this super fun kit! Find the Project Here.

5. Gingerbread Lighthouse

Let the sailors at sea know that it’s Yule-tide with this gingerbread lighthouse! Let this Christmas decoration light the way to your holiday spirit this year with its colorful touches like candy rocks and gum drops. Get Inspired Here.

6. Santa’s Workshop Gingerbread House

Santa and his elves are working hard for you this year, so show them some love with this Santa’s Workshop Gingerbread Scene! Leave this delightful dessert out for Ol’ Saint Nick and his reindeer to admire and then devour on Christmas Eve night! Get inspired Here.

7. Fireplace Gingerbread House

Stockings are hung by the chimney with care with this adorable gingerbread house kit! Create a homey, festive scene for the holidays that tastes as good as it looks. Get Inspired Here.

Let us know which gingerbread house found a place in your home, and make sure you’re following us for more holiday baking inspiration at our Christmas dessert headquarters and on Instagram @wiltoncakes!