Item# WLPROJ-8750

DIY Gingerbread House #2

Item No. WLPROJ-8750
Amount
1
Skill Level
Intermediate

Decorate a gingerbread house with trendy DIY possibilities! Kit includes colorful candies, an impression mat and both ready-to-use icing and fondant that add distinctive designs. Perfect activity for a kid's party, to make and use for your holiday centerpiece or just for fun at Christmas time!

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    How to Pipe a Pulled Dot
    How to Make a Pulled Dot

    Easy-to-complete technique combines using a bag and tip to pipe icing dots and then using the blade of a spatula to pull out one edge. This technique can cover small and large areas with stunning results.

    How to Pipe a Zig Zag
    How to Pipe a Zig Zag

    The Zigzag is a popular way to fill in outlined areas, perfect for ribbed sweater and cuff effects. You can also use tight zigzags to cover the entire side of your cake?they look great!

    How to Pipe an Outline
    How to Pipe an Outline

    Characters or designs are often outlined first, then piped in with stars or zigzags. Outlines can also be used for facial features.

    How to pipe a swirl
    How to Pipe a Swirl

    Combine outlines and curls into icing swirls to add an impressive look with minimal effort. Swirls are the perfect technique to cover large areas such as gingerbread house roofs and cake tops.

    How to Pipe a Fleur De Lis
    How to Pipe a Fleur De Lis

    An iconic decorative symbol representing European royal coat of arms. The swirled shells of Fleur de Lis represent a stylized lily.

    How to Ice a Gingerbread House Roof with a Spatula
    How to Ice a Gingerbread House Roof with a Spatula

    There's no need to have a plain gingerbread house roof if you have a spatula on hand. Many different textures can be created by using a spatula to make a look of fallen snow, shingles and stucco.

    How to Pipe a C Scroll
    How to Pipe a C Scroll

    Discover how adding a simple icing technique--a ?C ?-motion to icing outlines will highlight your decorating with fun and flair.

    How to Pipe a Pull-Out Star
    How to Pipe a Pull-Out Star

    The star tip creates the most celebrated, easily accomplished decorations! The pull-out star technique can be used for fun, furry creatures, or for textured hair for your cakes.

    How to Pipe Dots
    How to Pipe Dots

    Perfect for classic borders or cloudlike decorations, dots are a versatile technique that can be piped in a range of sizes. The dot technique can be used as a simple border for cakes and cookies, as well as for icing cupcakes or piping meringues.

    How to Pipe Drop Strings
    How to Pipe Drop Strings

    The drop string is traditionally used as decoration on the sides of the cake and is the basis of more ornate string work. Called a "drop" string because the line of piped icing is allowed to "drop" or fall, by itself, before reattaching it to your cake. Pipe a row of single strings or multiple strings in rows of two or three.

    How to Pipe Beads
    How to Pipe Beads

    The bead shape makes impressive borders outlines and accents on letters and designs; also a cute trim on clothing and gingerbread houses. The basis for making piped hearts and figure piping.

    How to Pipe Icicles on a Gingerbread House
    How to Pipe Icicles on a Gingerbread House

    Icicles capture the magical moment of snow falling and gracefully trailing down a winter cottage. Add this magical look effect to roof edges, windowsills and trees.