17 gingerbread house fails that made the sugary housing market crash #Food#baking#Christmas#holidays#humor December 24 2018 | Catherine Clark bijouxandbits Gingerbread house kit from Sweet Gingerbox Related Post Reader favorite raw vegan holiday menu recipes Once upon a time, we talked about how to create a raw vegan holiday menu for Thanksgiving and the other winter holidays. Our readers, adept... Read more Not every gingerbread house attempt turns out as sweet and pretty as the one above. Sometimes the sweet turns sour and you end up pouring icing over the wreckage and calling it a day. Not all of us are meant to be baked good architects (myself included!) but most of these are pretty hilarious in their chaos. Let's revel in the holiday spirit of trying our best with these gingerbread house fails. It's the thought that counts and it all tastes yummy in the end, right? View this post on Instagram First ever gingerbread house attempt this year ended like this. Crossing a career in architecture off my list, but will be back with a vengeance next year! 🙃👿 A post shared by Ondrej Charlie Pazdirek (@ondrejcharlie) on Dec 28, 2017 at 4:38pm PST That wall is making the face we're all thinking. View this post on Instagram Bye bye gingerbread house #christmasisover #nomoregingerbreadhouses #gingerbreadhouse #sassykitty #kittyhasasweettooth #snugglykitty #sassykitten #ruinedgingerbreadhouse #gingerbreadfail #gingerbreadhousefail #asaf @asaflucy75 A post shared by Stacey Gulmire (@staceygulmire) on Dec 27, 2017 at 3:20pm PST That kitteh totally Godzilla'd this whole scenario. View this post on Instagram **Calling all Investors** great investment property. Home needs work. The roof keeps sliding off. Seller looking for a quick sale. Contact me for details 📱🏠 #bottomlinerealty #ctrealtor #realtormom #gingerbreadhousefail #realestate #bristolct #wolcottct #connecticut #realtorlife #homes #realtormom #sellingct #sellinghomes A post shared by Jaimie Andrews (@jaimie_andrews_realtor) on Dec 11, 2018 at 2:23pm PST Call (chocolate) Chip and Jo. View this post on Instagram I clearly missed my calling as a professional gingerbread house builder 😂 #thiswasdifficult #gingerbreadhousefail #familychristmas A post shared by Lauren Mitchell (@mitchelladventures_) on Dec 11, 2018 at 11:05am PST I don't know, those icicles look pretty real. View this post on Instagram Starting new traditions is hard 😭I hope real construction isn’t as bad as this…but it probably is 🤣 #christmastraditions #gingerbreadhousefail A post shared by Chelsea Ferguson (@chelsea_grace_interiors) on Dec 10, 2018 at 3:32pm PST A hunchback of Notre Dame lives there, I know it! View this post on Instagram #mcm to my favorite person ❤️😍🎅🏻#gingerbreadhousefail #christmascookies A post shared by Rene Robertson (@rene_elizabeth5) on Dec 9, 2018 at 10:31pm PST How is anyone supposed to wait until it's done to start eating anyway?! View this post on Instagram Glad I spent an hour putting my gingerbread manor together before knocking the table and making it collapse. #huffpuffblowyourhousedown #gingerbreadhousefail #imdone #overit #gingerbreadman #ibrokeit #betterlucknexttime #collapsed #shouldnthavedonethat A post shared by Jessica McPherson (@jass_mcfierceone) on Dec 9, 2018 at 3:31pm PST I feel like this is how almost all gingerbread houses end up looking — just a stack of cookie walls and good intentions. View this post on Instagram At least the kiddies had fun, worked together, and ate candy … #gingerbreadhousefail 😂 A post shared by TorontoMichele (@michelesimpson_pr) on Dec 8, 2018 at 9:01pm PST Apparently kids put this one together, which means it's PRETTY DARN GOOD! View this post on Instagram I clearly won Battle of the Sisters (Christmas Style) #gingerbreadhousefail @courtney_b1012 A post shared by Emily B (@emily_b1190) on Dec 8, 2018 at 5:27pm PST Sibling rivalry at its finest. (We love you equally!) Don your Mrs. Weasley sweaters for this spectacular Christmas at Hogwarts decor Remember this magical Harry Potter home decor from reader Jasper Price and his wife Angie? We could only imagine how extra festive it got around the holidays at Chez Hogwarts.… Read More View this post on Instagram Lol the girls learned Gingerbread houses are as easy as you think …. #gingerbreadhouse #gingerbreadhousefail A post shared by Danielle Love Gillis (@dlove_faith_hope) on Dec 6, 2018 at 8:31pm PST Again: we love you both equally, kids. View this post on Instagram When you’re a broke college student and have to make a makeshift gingerbread house #collegelife #gingerbreadhouse #gingerbreadhousefail #christmasgoals #brokecollegestudent A post shared by Kat Bryant (@katattack967) on Dec 3, 2018 at 6:44pm PST Symbolic of Millennials trying to buy a house. View this post on Instagram And this is why I leave the building to Chip and he leaves the decorating to me 😂 #gingerbreadhousefail #ihadavision #anyroofersoutthere A post shared by Chip Powers Homes, LLC (@chippowershomes) on Nov 21, 2018 at 3:03pm PST This one is just a gingerbread Transformer turning into an airplane. View this post on Instagram Architects we are not. #gingerbreadhousefail #agoodhotglueguncanfixanything #christmasseasonleftovers A post shared by Katherine Merry (@camera4one) on Jan 4, 2018 at 5:39pm PST This is why you always get an inspection done before buying the house. View this post on Instagram Julen är nu officiellt över!! #pepparkakshus #pepparkakshusrivning #pepparkakshusplundring #gingerbreadhouse #gingerbreadhouses #gingerbreadhousefail #julgransplundring #motnyaäventyr A post shared by runningmats (@runningmats) on Jan 2, 2018 at 7:13am PST This home builder was totally DONE. View this post on Instagram #gingerbreadhousefail #merrychristmas🎄 A post shared by @ nuttfat on Dec 11, 2018 at 11:22am PST This one looks less like a fail and more like an intentional historical reenactment that should be memorialized in a museum. View this post on Instagram When your gingerbread house goes wrong you have to think outside the box .. #gingerbreadhouse #gingerbreadhousebuilding #gingerbreadhousefail #krampus #krampuswashere #krampusbell #bell #krampus A post shared by Siân Walsh (@walshsian) on Dec 26, 2017 at 10:54am PST Dammit, Krampus, not again. I'LL TAKE IT! We admitted the weirdest (& best!) holiday movies, specials, and episodes we watch every year The staff here got to talking about holiday movies and it got... weird. I decided to round up some of the more interesting ones (and some of the BEST overlooked… Read More Reporter Name * Reporter Email * Original text Enter the original text here. Edited text* Enter your suggested copyedit here. Notes You can add a note for the editor here. * Required information. Fix Typo Catherine Clark Catherine Clark is Offbeat Bride's Senior Editor. In her spare time she loiters at her local library, makes art, watches movies en masse, plays video and tabletop games, poorly cooks healthy things, cuddles with her feline fur baby, and blogs at BijouxandBits.com. @enidjcoleslaw @bijouxandbits @bijouxandbits PREVIOUS Gift your friends an early start on festival gear with these dried flower crowns NEXT This one-year anniversary shoot proves that it's always worth snagging stunning photos Show/Hide comments [ 0 ] Join the conversation Cancel Reply Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Subscribe me to your mailing list No-drama comment policy Part of what makes the Offbeat Empire different is our commitment to civil, constructive commenting. Make sure you're familiar with our no-drama comment policy.