If you know your way around a set of crochet hooks, give this project a try! Free-crochet.com has a pattern available to crochet this great-looking gingerbread house!
The skill level is "intermediate", so it may not be a good choice for anyone without some significant crochet experience, but if you have the patience, this could be a new favorite decoration. Imagine adding small details to the gingerbread scene each year, like extra candy decorations and gingerbread men!
If the gingerbread house is too big of a project but you still want to get in the Christmas mood, try your hand at this simple crochet snowflake tutorial from Red Heart yarn: