I’ve been thinking about fairy tales a lot lately. No real reason, just something about the hot weather I guess.
Maybe it’s the heat that makes me long for cool breezes off the lake, in the shade of big, big trees. Which leads me to Hansel and Gretel. I mean, who hasn’t wanted a secret little get-away cottage in the deep dark forest? Especially one made of food.
So this one is also a paper model. With an oven. Which you could use to make s’mores or a roast turkey or some cookies to make a matching wishing well. Bonus, it has a weirdo looking paper doll Gretel with some spare clothes.
This house has a gingerbread rooster roof ornament, pretzels trim and almond cookie quoins on the corner of the house. Plus a twisty tree and that not quite a fence of pretzels and almond cookies.
Similar to the last one this house has voodoo face cookies, people cookies, a bunny cookie and check out the snake in the lower
right left. As in your other right.
I love the curvy organic-ness of this house by Anton Pieck, I really like his illustration style — you should do a google image search of him.
This puppet book with a house of real cookies and candy is kinda jokey but I still like it.
And lastly, this is not a Hansel and Gretel house but maybe you could think of it as a green healthy alternative.