There's something about the holidays that puts a lot of us into extra crafty moods. Maybe it's all those awesome Etsy decorations we so wish we could copy or just the fact we're feeling particularly festive this time of year. Either way, trying to get all creatively crafty is just plain old fun.

That doesn't mean we're good at making the stuff, though. This is especially true with it comes to gingerbread houses. Contrary to popular belief, they're pretty difficult to construct! See, when icing is the house cement and cookies easily crumble, things can go downhill in a matter of minutes.

However, there are a select few aficionados who are impressively talented at making the humble sugary abodes. Check out 15 gingerbread houses that are definitely way better than ours.

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