If you're familiar with the holiday tradition of making decorative gingerbread houses, you already know what a festive, edible mini-house might look like. But here at I Love Halloween, we're a little more interested in things of a spooky and strange nature, so we thought it fitting to compile a list of the best alternative gingerbread houses on the web. We hope you enjoy!
1. The Overlook Hotel (The Shining)
This one may look familiar if you've ever seen Stanley Kubrick's 1980 film rendition of Stephen King's The Shining. That's right, it's the Overlook Hotel, complete with the infamous hedge maze and snow-covered grounds. But that's not all- click here to see inside! You'll recognize some more iconic scenes from this classic horror film behind the gingerbread walls.
2. Death Star
May the force be with you if you try to eat this whole thing!
3. Haunted House
Loving this spooky, Halloween-themed haunted house! The gothic fence and stone walkway detailing show some real skill and dedication.
4. Malicious Manor
It doesn't get more foreboding than this... But it looks delicious nonetheless!
5. Star Wars AT-AT
The Empire Strikes the Digestive Tract
6. Stairs for Days
We can't get enough of this Tim Burton-esque gingerbread creation!
7. Nightmare Before Christmas
Speaking of Tim Burton, check out this homage to his most beloved film. The moon even lights up! This one might be our all-time favorite.
8. Bates Motel
Any Pyscho fans??
It doesn't get more impressive than this. Still waiting for my letter, Dumbledore!!
10. Walking Dead
Loving this depiction of an iconic scene from the original zombie cult classic!
11. Addams Mansion
Snaps for this one!
12. King Kong
For once we don't blame King Kong for all his shenanigans... she looks delicious!
13. Dr. Who (TARDIS)
This isn't just any old police call box, It's actually a time machine and spacecraft (Known as TARDIS). And to anyone who didn't already know that; it's time to go watch Dr. Who!
14. Zombie Attack!
This looks like some kind of mashup of The Walking Dead and Big Brother.
15. Weasley Residence
It's the Weasley's house from the film adaptation of Harry Potter. So, if you think about it, it's a gingerbread house full of gingers!
16. Stranger Things
Love it! Click on the above link to Courier-Post for a tutorial on how to make your own Stranger Things gingerbread house.
Which one is your favorite? Let us know in the comment section below!