Cardboard Gingerbread House
Build your own holiday gingerbread house using the instructions below. Or check out our Etsy shop to purchase a complete gingerbread house craft kit!
DIY Gingerbread House
Ingredients for a #TableSettingIsMyLife Gingerbread House: a cut of cardboard, pinch of glue, and a little bit of felt for frosting. A yummy treat for all holiday crafters!
Materials & Supplies
- Gingerbread House Template
- Craft knife
- Fun decorating materials (whatever you have!)
OR check out our Gingerbread Craft Kit - now available on Etsy!
Follow along with the video tutorial, or use the step by step instructions below. Remember to share your artwork! We would love to see what you've created - tag @tablesettingismylife on your completed project.
Step 1 Baking with Cardboard
Cut out all the house template pieces. Trace onto any left over cardboard (perfect to help get rid of the shipping boxes).
From your cardboard cut:
2 Front/Back (the one with the peak)
1 Front Door
Step 2 Building a House
To assemble your home, glue one wall piece to the sides of the front and back pieces. Repeat with the other wall piece.
Then attach your roof to the top by aligning on the peak of the house and gluing onto the frame.
Step 3 Crafting a House into a Home
To decorate your holiday home, you can use whatever material you have on hand. Crafting is about making use of what you have! I cut paper straws in half and glued to the sides to create a candy cane look. I used white felt for a snowy roof top and added some red pip cleaners, Christmas stickers, pom poms, and a few old beads.
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