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Gingerbread House by claremanson Gingerbread House by claremanson
This is my family and I's first time decorating a gingerbread house so please be nice!

My family are not big on gingerbread cookies and I am super busy with Christmas coming up to attempt making a house from scratch so we decided to buy a kit.  I am normally very against box mixes and kits but, like I said I am super busy and the kids are much more into the decorating side of things than the baking when it comes to cookies so it really wasn't worth doing.

I did all the piping for the icing, some of the sweets on the front of the house, the path and coconut snow ground. My husband decorated one side of the roof, he also attempted to pipe some of the icing after laughing at how bad I was at it, he was even worse!!!! The kids stuck on the rest of the decorations.

I thought the house might stay intact for at least a day or two but no, a few hours later the poor house was destroyed and eaten!

If you are making a Gingerbread House or any other Christmas treats this year, check out my Christmas Baking Contest :) claremanson.deviantart.com/jou…

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Vampyratekitty Featured By Owner Sep 26, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Did I ever tell you before that I hate the fact that you pulled off a gingerbread house? Mine seem to be cursed >.<  But great job!
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claremanson Featured By Owner Oct 13, 2014  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
It was only a kit, just required assembling, no baking involved.
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shyho Featured By Owner Jun 16, 2014  Student Traditional Artist
perfect house
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lululetti Featured By Owner May 20, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
I'm not such a huge fan of gingerbread either..
Adorable project though! :D
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sLacka18 Featured By Owner Mar 9, 2014  Hobbyist
I had the same kit! XD
It looks like you've added your own lollies in addition to the ones provided in the kit.  
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claremanson Featured By Owner Mar 9, 2014  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
I thought I'd better in case the kids ate the ones provided!
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roundtower Featured By Owner Feb 3, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
* ¡Fantástico trabajo! Lo hemos destacado dentro de la carpeta "Featured nº5 o Destacados nº 5" en Special-Groups. (Es la carpeta donde se exhiben los mejores trabajos del grupo).
¡Por favor, queremos ver más trabajos tuyos en el grupo! 

:artist: Trophy Emote 2  :create: 

* Fantastic work! Featured in Special-Groups in folder Featured nº 5. (Best works of the group). 
Please, We want to see more works in the group of you!
the self portrait Gold Medal Emote :painting: 
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SorbetBerry Featured By Owner Jan 19, 2014  Hobbyist
It's so cute! ^_^ It looks like you guys had fun!
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claremanson Featured By Owner Jan 20, 2014  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
Yes we did :)
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SorbetBerry Featured By Owner Jan 24, 2014  Hobbyist
^_^
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