It’s that time of year when we are all starting to make our Gingerbread House creations for the holiday season. Does your Gingerbread House stick together? Do all those intricate parts and pieces tend to fall off or come apart? We found this recipe for a super strong icing glue for you…..write us and tell us what you think? Get Recipe Here
We were at PetSmart today and they have so many cute Gingerbread toys for dogs by Martha Stewart. They have so many Gingerbread items on sale right now and so many to choose from and you know they won’t last long-
Martha Stewart Pets™ Crinkle Gingerbread w/ Teether
Martha Stewart Pets® Tree w/ Gingerman & Present Intelligence Toy
Martha Stewart Pets™ Gingerbread Boy/Girl Squeaker Toy
Martha Stewart Pets™ Gingerbread Boy/Girl Blanket
Martha Stewart Pets™ Tennis Ball Body Gingerbread Boy/Girl
Martha Stewart Pets™ Gingerbread Teething Ring
Martha Stewart Pets™ Small Plush Gingerbread Boy/Girl
All the elements of a sweet summer are right here! First, this is a Beach House made out of Gingerbread complete with a pretty blue beach, swimmers, and a lifeguard. This one sure takes being creative with Gingerbread to another level!! Fun stuff indeed. Hope you are all having a cool summer….filled with Gingerbread of course!!
Pre-baked and Pre-assembled Gingerbread Easter Bunny House, Easter Bunny Hutch Kit! Just image how much fun the kids will have decorating this house for the Easter holiday! It’s the perfect springtime project, and a cute centerpiece for your Easter table. So hop to it–everything is included- a pre-baked, pre-built house, white and lavender decorating icing mixes, candies, pre-made icing decorations, 2 cookie bunny ears, 2 decorating bags and tips, cardboard base and complete instructions with great decorating ideas. Visit WILTON for more details!
We are on a roll… as soon as we started folding paper versions of our favorite Gingerbread things like Gingerbread Men and Gingerbread Houses, we keep finding more options. This one is an inexpensive iPad app called Foldify. The app lets you paint onto flattened creative areas, then print, cut out, and fold. The tabs need to be glued or taped, but the cutting is simple so the whole family can join in the fun.
Each shape starts as a blank template which can be twisted and zoomed in to get maximum creative area to work in. Choose a drawing tool, then pick a color from either the color circle or the quick picker, then start drawing! On the left, you can see a 3D version of what your design will look like when printed and folded. Foldify lets you turn the 3D image too so you can see how things are going from every angle. Then, print in three different sizes, email a PDF version or even post to a few social network options.
Foldify provides a nice selection of shape templates included. Each family member can create their own Gingerbread house, put a few trees around (remember, each item can be printed in 3 different sizes), have Gingerbread family members walking around and even a snowman! The shapes are not multi-cubes having to be put together like one of our earlier posts so things like arm are drawn on the sides of the ‘people’ templates. There is plenty of eyes, noses, candy cane and other ‘stamps’ to apply so don’t worry about having limited drawing skills. Personalize to make each one truly your own. There is no limit to how many Gingerbread Houses and things you can create and print so everyone can keep expanding their Village beyond the fireplace mantel to all around the house (and offices).