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Gingerbread Design Competition Winners

Golden Whisk Award for most amount of money raised

This creation raised a total of $546.00

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Weekend in the Woods

By Bailey Smith-Dewey

Golden Spatula Award for most number of contributions

This creation received 18 individual contributions

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Magic Rides the Rails

By Anne McKinnon

Golden Rolling Pin Award for Judges' Choice

Jury comments: smart use of materials, looks delicious, appreciate the element of the unexpected, all about the details, fits into this year's theme because it's “a house that can literally walk away.”

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Baba Yaga's Winter Home

By Laura Lilienkamp & Nate Clark

People's Choice Award for most number of likes on Facebook

This creation received a total of 242 likes on our Facebook album

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United Fantasy Village

By Karen Solaiman

Honorable Mentions (award categories and awardees determined by the judges)
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Clock I’d Most Like to Live In: Hickory Dickory Dock: Escape from the Clock

Great details, a new spin on a more traditional idea, nice craft, edible mice, whimsy that references escape

By Alison Terndrup

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Most Likely to Transport You: Magic Rides the Rails

Fantastic use of materials and color, doesn’t look like it’s gingerbread, great craft and attention to detail

By Anne McKinnon

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Most Immersive Story: A Fairy’s First Frost

Could really tell how much fun she had while creating it, great attention to detail, the mushroom lights up

By Lauren Dahlia Bender

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Most Self Referential: British Baking Show

Fun idea, great detail (it does help that Prue Leith is so unique), fits well within the theme

By Cam Simko

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Most COVID Conscious: United Fantasy Village

So detailed, very immersive video, masks and social distancing (adheres to CDC guidelines)

By Karen Solaiman

Junior Gingerbread Genius Award

This award honors young designers who rose to the challenge and created something beautiful.

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By Harlow

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Escape to the Moon

By The Esperance Family

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Hagrid's Hut

By Shiah

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Ice Dragon of 2020

By Xavier, Matteo, and Emeline

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Let it Snow

By Betty Nie and family

Special thanks go to our panel of expert gingerbread architects who juried this exhibition.

Christina Marsh AIA, Principal, Atelier et Alia

Athena Moore, Global Community Lead, Autodesk Technology Centers

Yuan Zhang, Landscape Architect, Payette