Gingerbread houses are a time-honored tradition during the holidays — but they don’t have to be something you eat. Instead, you can use gingerbread houses as a theme for your holiday decor. These brilliant decorators and crafters have taken new approaches to the familiar brown gingerbread with white icing — using a variety of materials. Take a look — you’re sure to find some inspiration for your holiday season! Check out all of these fun Gingerbread Projects after the jump.