Official POTUS portraits are all well and good, but you’ve never seen presidential tributes like these. We’ve searched far and wide for artistic creations that honor the commander-in-chief in truly unique ways. Click through the slideshow below for a cheddar cheese Abe Lincoln, a gingerbread Whitehouse, and more.

Presidential Seal Sand Sculpture

Forget regular ol’ sand castles. Pro sand sculptor Dan Belcher created this sandy version of the presidential seal for the annual Welcome America 4th of July celebration in Philadelphia. It’s got every detail, down to the feathers on the eagle and the tiny stars that border the seal.

photo: Dan Belcher

Which one of these re-creations was your favorite? Share with us in a comment below.

— Abigail Matsumoto