Winner of Craft Challenge #46 – Gingerbread House Contest

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UP inspired gingerbread house The Craft Challenge this month was our first ever Gingerbread House Contest. This challenge was a delicious success — receiving 36 entries ranging from a toadstool gingerbread house to a castle of doom!

Our winning entry this month was created by LawrenceKSRealEstate. His entry titled, “UP Inspired Gingerbread House for Big Brothers, Big Sisters Auction” is an amazing edible creation of gingerbread, gum paste, coconut and other goodies. Read all about it here:

Congrats, LawrenceKSRealEstate!!

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Here are a few of my personal favorites from the entry board. These entries will actually get a surprise this month, too! Each will receive a copy of Chef Joey’s Cupcake Creation! Congrats, rossie, sophieangele and eternallyeve!

Gingerbread cottage Gingerbread nunnery Toadstool gingerbread house

Be sure to check out all of the other entries, too!

For winning, LawrenceKSRealEstate will get this prize package:

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).

Chef Joey's Cupcake Creation

From Amazon: Want to learn how cupcakes are made? Chef Joey will show you how to create delicious chocolate cupcakes in a sweet and interactive baking adventure that will bring children and parents together. A great start for beginning bakers, Chef Joey’s Cupcake Creation brings fun and innovation to the children’s kitchen. Happy Baking! Author, Brenda Tuttle and her husband Joseph met while they were attending culinary school in Pittsburgh, PA. After living all over the United States and working as a chef, Brenda settled in Las Vegas, NV. She enjoys: city life, traveling, theme parks, adventurous sports including sky diving and experiencing all kinds of food!

He’ll also get to choose one item from Craftster’s online shops:

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Congrats again, and thank you to all of the participants this month. Happy crafting (and eating!)! 🙂

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  1. kjlutz says:

    Loved so many of the entries, maybe this could become an annual challenge?

    Great work–everyone who entered, I think this was one of the hardest challenges to pick who to vote for.

  2. sweets4ever says:

    I was thinking this could be a fun annual challenge too, kjlutz!

  3. CaffeineKitteh says:

    This was one of the hardest contest to pick from, there was so many awesome projects! I’m so glad the other 3 contestants got a prize too! In fact I wish everyone had gotten a prize 😛

    (This should definitly be an annual thing)

  4. Lily says:

    I loved the up one! I love the movie it made me cry at least four times. 🙂 xxx

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