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20 Gingerbread Houses (Hopefully) Not Made By Architects

Building gingerbread houses is one of the best traditions around the holidays. It's a fun activity where you get to play with your food, so where can you go wrong?

This. This is where you can go wrong.

1. First off, those aren't even gingerbread cookies.

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2. Very minimalist, both in appearance and effort.

Why doesn't mine look like the picture #gingerbreadhousefail #gingerbreadhouse

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3. This took a dark turn.

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4. Why is the chimney flat?

No filter needed #gingerbreadhousefail #shetries #niceeffort @paulinecaballero

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5. I want to say you tried, but I really don't know that you did.

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6. You can't just pile the cookies and call it a day.

7. One solitary tear rolls down her face as her home is destroyed.

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8. "Icing will fix this" was probably uttered 50 times during this attempt.

9. That awkward moment when you can't even spellcheck your gingerbread house.

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10. Hopefully "C+T" have a better foundation than this house.

Well we tried.. ha ha #gingerbreadhousefail #notabuilder#fail

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11. Tape? Really?

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12. "Pretty In Pink" is a movie, not a gingerbread theme.

13. There's a lot happening here, and none of it should be.

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14. Then the wolf huffed, and puffed, and blew the house down.

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15. Are you sure there are cookies under there?

#gingerbreadhousefail

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16. This, if nothing else, is a nice tribute to Stonehenge.

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17. Talk about abstract.

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18. Now, I'm not a baker, but I don't think wrappers should be anywhere near the food.

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19. It it, thought?

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20. Who doesn't love a good murder-mystery?

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