This petite gingerbread house kit is a perfect family project. Little hands will just love adding candies everywhere. Mom and Dad will enjoy decorating lattice on the windows and adding a welcoming cobblestone walk.
Divide prepared decorating icing in half, use half for decorating the house, the other half for adding "snow" around house (keep remaining half covered with a damp cloth).
Fill decorating bag with 1/2 cup icing.
Outline door, fill in with zigzags and smooth with finger dipped in cornstarch. Attach mini multi-colored candies around sides of door and for doorknob. Attach mini spice drops above door and for door window.
Roll out fruit jelly rounds for windows; cut into rectangular shapes and attach to house with dots of icing. Decorate windows with lattice. Add scrolls above windows. Attach mini spice drop halves on windowsills for bottom windows and mini multi-colored candies on windowsill for top window. Attach mini multi-colored candy on scrolls.
Decorate corners of house with straight lines and attach mini multi-colored candies.
Ice roof smooth with spatula. Decorate wavy lines. Attach mini multi-colored candies on alternating wavy lines.
Decorate peak of roof with a line of icing. Attach fruit jelly rounds.
Decorate icicles on eaves. Attach mini spice drops to front and back eaves.
Ice snow on base with spatula. Cut up mini spice drops and attach for front walkway.
What a welcoming, cozy little cottage. Zigzag icing snow designs on roof topped with candy and punctuated with festive icicles. A dream house trimmed with bright and tempting candies and borders with green leaf trees.
Evergreen trees are created from cut green leaves and placed on every corner of this cottage. Even an evergreen wreath hangs above the front doorway. A colorful, stained-glass inspired walkway leads to the house.