TIPS FOR DECORATING YOUR GINGERBREAD HOUSES , COOKIES AND CREATIONS
Decorate sides and let them dry before assembling.
If the Gingerbread components for your house are uneven, you can smooth off the edges using a fine grater
or trim according to your pattern while very hot. Use edible glue or freshly made Royal Icing for joining the components. Then simply dip the edges of the components into the thin consistency of royal icing and press them together.
Façade decoration: Brush the outer surface with dissolved sugar and stud with sweets. Decorate with cake icing piped decoration using icing sugar. Leave to stand for awhile; add more icing sugar if necessary. Stir until the mixture is smooth and thick. If you want to add color to your icing, add a few drops and stir well to thoroughly mix. For “snow” sprinkle edible glitter. Read more here.