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Tired of stress: have some gingerbread

Sunday, December 29, 2013

Yesterday we visited the Cleveland Botanical Gardens because they had up their annual display of gingerbread houses. Here are some of the highlights.

This church won the grand prize:


Check out the stained glass detail:


There was a paddlewheeler, and a lighthouse to keep it safe:



The fantasy world was represented by Hobbiton, Hogwarts, and a dragon:




And houses from two of my favorite movies. The house from UP, complete with balloons:


And the house from "A Christmas Story," complete with leg lamp:



These were just some of the highlights of an amazing collection. Hope you enjoy!
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NANHBH 1/1/2014 5:38PM

    How cool! Wish this were closer to me. I'd love to see it in person, but thanks for the photos.
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GARDENQE2 12/31/2013 12:01PM

    Beautiful! Such talent and imagination!
In Prescott Arizona, they have a huge gingerbread house display as well.
I never miss it, even though I'm afraid I gain weight just from breathing the sugar-filled air!
Best wishes!

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MANDYLOVE_76 12/31/2013 10:20AM

    cute.

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CAKEMAKERMOM 12/30/2013 1:48PM

    Pretty!

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TATTER3 12/29/2013 10:17PM

    Love this!! I got a kit to finish with GS of a rice crispie train and a ginger bread train. He loves Thomas so this will be up his alley. thanks for sharing! Too fun.

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JANETRIS 12/29/2013 6:56PM

    Such fun! I love gingerbread houses. Thanks for the great pics! emoticon

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NATPLUMMER 12/29/2013 6:38PM

    Cool!

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LISACHOSECHANGE 12/29/2013 4:19PM

    Wow that mmust have taken alot of time...how beautiful and ymumy looking

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STEVIEBEE569 12/29/2013 3:54PM

    Very creative

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MARILYNROBERT 12/29/2013 3:17PM

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.DUSTY. 12/29/2013 3:01PM

    Unbelievable the talent! Thanks for the photos!

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OURELEE1 12/29/2013 2:56PM

  Thanks may I ask where the display is located at

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