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Question: What is your favorite entry in Craft Challenge #46, Gingerbread House Contest?  (Voting closed: January 13, 2010 12:37:02 PM)
A really big sweet treat. - 2 (0.5%)
Christmas Cottage - 3 (0.8%)
Christmas Cottage Smiley Picture Heavy - 1 (0.3%)
DDs First house. - 3 (0.8%)
EE's secret toadstool gingerbread house with snails! - 26 (6.8%)
Ever seen a gingerbread mobile home before? - 22 (5.8%)
Front Row Seats - 1 (0.3%)
Gingerbread Castle of Doom and Death (Warning: graphic pics of gummi bear death) - 16 (4.2%)
Gingerbread Christmas Tree - 0 (0%)
Gingerbread City - 2 (0.5%)
Gingerbread Hogwarts - 17 (4.5%)
Gingerbread House of DOOOOOOooooOOOommmmMmm - 4 (1%)
Gingerbread Nunnery! (complete with icing nuns) - 36 (9.4%)
Gingerbread pagoda: camera-happy gum paste frenzy - 0 (0%)
Gingy's Mansion - 7 (1.8%)
Hobbit gingerbread house - 2 (0.5%)
Home Sweet Home - 1 (0.3%)
Inaugural Gingerbread House! - 2 (0.5%)
Little Lowes Houses - 0 (0%)
My boyfriend named it ┤Mystical Mansion┤ - 8 (2.1%)
my gingerbread village and a starry christmas tree - 15 (3.9%)
My Little House Entry - 1 (0.3%)
My wayward gingerbread house- inspired by Up! - 3 (0.8%)
One of a Kind - 1 (0.3%)
Our First (Gingerbread) House Together! - 0 (0%)
Our gingerbread house, complete with a gingerbread moose! - 0 (0%)
Out first gingerbread house Smiley - 0 (0%)
Pink and White and Peppermint Cottage - 0 (0%)
Santa's Workshop - 5 (1.3%)
Something beautiful came out of the '80s - 6 (1.6%)
Sugar Rush Gingerbread Cottage - 40 (10.5%)
The "More Power" Gingerbread House! - 8 (2.1%)
The Addam's Family Christmas - 11 (2.9%)
UP Inspired Gingerbread House for Big Brothers, Big Sisters Auction - 118 (30.9%)
Weybridge House in gingerbread form! - 15 (3.9%)
Where the muffin man lives! - 6 (1.6%)
Total Voters: 382

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« on: December 01, 2009 01:09:33 PM »

Craft Challenge #46 - Gingerbread House Contest - Due Jan 1 - Jan 5

01/14/10 - Winner announced!

Congrats to LawrenceKSRealEstate for his entry titled, UP Inspired Gingerbread House for Big Brothers, Big Sisters Auction!
Read all about his project here:  http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=332999.0



Check out the blog featuring a bunch of the other entries as well!  http://www.craftster.org/blog/?p=6928

01/06/10 - Time to vote!  Scroll up for the voting poll!

Browse all the challenge entries here:
http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?board=436.0

01/01/10 - The entry board is open!  http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?board=436.0

Get out those mixing bowls and get ready to decorate!  Your challenge this month is to make and decorate a gingerbread house.  Any type of house is permitted (cottage, castle, etc.) as long as it has walls and a roof of gingerbread.  Your entry must be made of edible parts, but it's not limited to sweets only.  The only non-edible parts allowed are a base, lighting and/or electrical components.  No gingerbread house kits for this challenge.  No size restraints -- miniature to life-size houses are tasty and welcome for this challenge.

Be sure to check out the gingerbread tag for recipe and inspiration ideas!

Rules:

  • Post your craft during the period of Jan 1 - Jan 5 2010. No sooner.  No later.  On Jan 1 there will be a special folder created for entries.  Please only enter a house made for this holiday season, 2009.
  • Voting will happen from Jan 6 - Jan 12 2010.
  • Each participant can enter ONE project (Although your entry can have multiple components to it).

Originality:

It's probably impossible to know whether your project is 100% original and has never been posted on Craftster or made by anyone else in the past.  But if your project was definitely inspired by something you've seen before, then just give credit to that project.

Prizes:

At the end, I'll set up a poll right here and the first place winner will get...

(1) their project in the Featured Projects area
(2) their project in the Craftster Blog
(3) and these prizes (winner can receive prizes in U.S. or non-U.S.):

A copy of Chef Joey's Cupcake Creation, written by Brenda L. Tuttle, as well as  Chef Joey's Baking Gift Bowl set: A 5-quart stainless steel bowl that is overflowing with all of the kitchen essentials to make Chef Joey's chocolate peanut butter cupcakes that are in Chef Joey's Cupcake Creation.  The gift bowl includes:  child-sized apron, stainless steel bowl, measuring spoons, measuring cups, liquid measuring cup, silicon spatula, frosting spreader, cupcake liners, and a cup-a-cake (a reusable cupcake holder that is perfect for use in lunches).


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« Reply #1 on: December 01, 2009 01:31:09 PM »

hummm, i would be quite interested in this if i could make it out of sugar cookie instead...my kiddo is allergic to gingerbread cookie Tongue
i bet this will be a very creative and fun gallery once up!
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« Reply #2 on: December 01, 2009 03:30:55 PM »

Hmm... I have a pretty good idea of what I want to make, though I'll have to map it out a bit...

Eee! I am so excited to get started! I haven't made a Gingerbread house in years!
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« Reply #3 on: December 01, 2009 03:32:07 PM »

hummm, i would be quite interested in this if i could make it out of sugar cookie instead...my kiddo is allergic to gingerbread cookie Tongue
i bet this will be a very creative and fun gallery once up!

Ut oh!  Could you make a modified recipe?  I've seen some allergy-free recipes, but not sure which allergens exactly.
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« Reply #4 on: December 01, 2009 03:32:46 PM »

Hmm... I have a pretty good idea of what I want to make, though I'll have to map it out a bit...

Eee! I am so excited to get started! I haven't made a Gingerbread house in years!

Fun!  I can't wait to see all of the entries of this one.
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« Reply #5 on: December 01, 2009 04:23:06 PM »

this looks exciting! and delicious! *is considering entering the challenge for once* lol.
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« Reply #6 on: December 02, 2009 02:14:08 AM »

So excited! Since I was going to make a gingerbread house this month anyway, this is perfect! Now, to start planning properly Smiley
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« Reply #7 on: December 02, 2009 12:22:45 PM »

I think this is an awesome challenge.  I can't wait to see all the entries.
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« Reply #8 on: December 04, 2009 07:42:45 AM »

i had an idea for this, but i have a question....does it have to be a house? or can it be another type of building??
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« Reply #9 on: December 04, 2009 07:55:45 AM »

i had an idea for this, but i have a question....does it have to be a house? or can it be another type of building??

It does have to be some sort of a house, but there are many types, so be creative!
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