Christmas Gingerbread House Card

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Christmas Gingerbread House Card
Ages school-age

No baking is necessary, but this yummy card looks good enough to eat nonetheless!

Download Christmas Gingerbread House Card Template

What you'll need

  • Metallic bronze-colored cardstock
  • 3-D fabric pain in pearl white
  • Three colors of 3-D pearl paint
  • Tiny colored beads
  • 1/4" wide x 8" long ribbon
  • Paper scissors
  • Pencil
  • Ruler
  • Double-sided padded tape
  • White glitter
  • Hot glue gun
  • Pattern
Helpful Tip:

Substitute tiny beads for different colored glitter. Claudine Casault is a craft developer living in Ontario, Canada.

How to make it

  1. Step 1: Template Cutout Trace and cut out all gingerbread house pattern on colored cardstock. For the house pattern, use a folded piece of cardstock, matching it up to the "fold line" indicated on the template.

  2. Place double-sided padded tape on the inside of the roof and place the roof on top of the house card.

  3. Step 2: Icing the Gingerbread House Pipe along edges of house, roof, windows, and door using white 3-D fabric paint.

  4. Sprinkle with white glitter and let dry.

  5. Decorate rest of the house using a colored 3-D pearl paint. We dotted along the windows, edges, and roof.

  6. Sprinkle with white glitter and let dry.

  7. Repeat the steps with the other 3-D colored paints. Use one color at a time and let dry in between each color.

  8. Place small drops of 3-D white pearl paint on roof and sprinkle tiny beads on top.

  9. Place small drops of 3-D white pearl paint on roof and sprinkle tiny beads on top.

  10. Sparkle with more white glitter.

  11. Have an adult cut out all windows on front of card with a utility knife (recommeded: X-Acto knife).

  12. Step 3: Ribbon Bows Tie a bow at the center of the 1/4" ribbon.

  13. Hot glue the ends of the ribbon to the back/top centre of roof.

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