Gallery: DIY: How to make a gingerbread Brooklyn brownstone

We have seen quite a few deliciously awesome gingerbread houses this holiday season, but designer and chef Renee Baumann has crafted a gingerbread creation that puts the rest to shame. Artfully combining her architecture and culinary studies, Baumann designed and built an intricate Brooklyn brownstone gingerbread house that looks almost identical to the real thing. Baumann painstakingly recreated a brownstone's features, from the carved cornice and decorative frieze to a bicycle leaning against the stoop. Plus, she detailed every step and made her templates available online, so you can make your own masterpiece at home.

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  1. cool you December 10, 2016 at 4:01 pm
    I like your diy idea
  2. lizzies December 19, 2011 at 1:22 pm
    The windows and lighting are especially incredible!