DIY a Faux, Christmas Gingerbread House

Crafts 'n Coffee

It’s a tradition – every year my daughter decorates a gingerbread house. And every year it’s my post-holiday tradition to sneak it out of the house and into the trash while no one is looking. What a waste! Here’s a happy solution – a sparkling, candy-covered gingerbread house crafted from STYROFOAM™ Brand Foam. You can store and display this Faux Gingerbread House for years to come. Because the making is half the fun, you can still make a new one each year, creating a village of sparkling, Faux Gingerbread Houses.

My kids would love decorating this faux gingerbread house. I love that I don't have to throw it out, and I can keep it for years. This Gingerbread Houuse won’t go stale (or feed the mice) and you can display it for years to come.

To make a Faux Gingerbread House, you’ll need:

  • STYROFOAM™ Brand Foam:
    • One 12” x 36” x 1” sheet
    • One 12” x 36” x 2” sheet
  • Acrylic craft paint in brown, 2 – 3 bottles
  • Candies, real or faux…

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