Artists Recreate Scenes From “The Shining” In Gingerbread


So: “The Shining” + gingerbread houses, because nothing really says Christmas quite like Murder. I mean, REDRUM.

Imgur user agkeeling posted a gallery of photos on the social image site of what could possibly be one of the best Christmas celebrations of Kubrickesque insanity and murder. I mean, we’ve seen scenes recreated from the horror classic done with food, but a whole gingerbread hotel and rooms to house each scene? Absolutely mind-blowing.

So let us take you on a visual tour of the place.

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The sheer size and scale of the model is absolutely jaw-droppingly awesome. The hedge maze is made out of rice krispies, and the snow out of powdered sugar.

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The walls are covered in fondant and icing, the roof with quinoa and more powdered sugar. The stained glass windows are made out of melted Jolly ranchers. If you’re eagle-eyed, you can even spot a number of horrible things about to happen at this distance.

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Like this one. Oh dear.

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“Come play with us, Danny. forever and ever and ever.” Oh, and the wallpaper is printed on edible paper, btw.

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“Heeeeeeeeere’s Johnny!” check out the silvery sheen on that kitchen knife. Also, the horror on Wendy’s face. She is all of us.

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Recognize the number of this room? You don’t want to see what’s happening in the bathroom. All art and carpeting are printed on edible paper.

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A view of the three-storey ballroom illuminated with UV light. Oh, and a screaming Wendy surrounded by gingerbread skeletons on the lowest left window.

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And it just won’t be complete without an elevator releasing a deluge of blood — in this case, it’s some finely melted and molded red Jolly Ranchers. Tasty, tasty murder.

You can check out more of this fabulously edible Overlook hotel over on the page.

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Jonette

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