It’s that time again, our annual Johnson Gingerbread Contest. Whether it’s houses, trains, chapels, ski lodges…we go to town with gingerbread, frosting, and candy. Last year’s competition was our first, and this year it was taken to new levels of awesomeness! Below I’ll show photos of each house along with some detail shots. Your job is to vote for your favorite. We’d also love it if you leave comments on why you picked the one you did. Mainly so we can rub it in each others’ faces 😉
Jolly Ski Lodge
The Jolly Ski Lodge is a perfect winter retreat for the avid skier.
A very happy snowman.
A ski lodge sign leaning against the gingerbread tree, with skiing action figures. A crunchy butterfinger and twizzler path leading to the lodge with an m&m and jolly rancher roof. A nerd and sugar cube hot tub complete with goldfish for the weary skier.
Polar Bear Party
Little do the playful gingerbread men know that there’s a polar bear party below! A candy rock chimney. Gingerbread men love to ski and sled past friendly snowmen. The perfect pond for polar bears to play in made of jolly ranchers and rock candy. An igloo of sugar for the shy bears to hide out.
Gingerbread Snow Train
A gingerbread snow train that doubles as a candy dish! A gumdrop lamp, gingerbread outhouse for the railway travelers and a skiing gingerbread man. A frosting couple cuddling under a gingerbread blanket and watching over the candy in the “nice” car. A coal car deliver tasty chocolate coal that will make you want to be naughty. A rock candy smoke cloud, marshmallow train tracks, and shredded wheat station house.
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