WHIPPED GLUE DECODEN CARDBOARD GINGERBREAD HOUSE CRAFT

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Have you ever heard of “decoden whip”? It’s an amazing whipped glue that looks just like piped frosting, dries hard for a mess-free finish, and creates a wonderfully fun effect for a variety of unique and imaginative crafts. 

We found whipped glue just in time to use it on our darling DIY decoden unicorn ornaments. The frosting effect was so convincing, we just had to try it on a classic holiday favorite…gingerbread houses

If you’ve ever tried making a real gingerbread house with royal icing, you know it can be a messy, tedious and intimidating process.

This whipped glue decoden version provides ALL of the beauty and fun without the worry of slow-drying icing, caved-in walls and frosting-covered finger marks. 

The fun part is we used REAL sprinkles like in this paper gingerbread house to mimic a real gingerbread house! Of course you can use anything else that sparkles like sequins, glitter, plastic gems and pom poms. We just happened to have a stash of sprinkles in our baking cupboards to use up. 

We’ve also made this craft super simple with our free printable cardboard house template. These mini gingerbread cardboard houses are wonderful for a classroom activity, playdate or winter afternoon crafting with the kids. 

You can also attach a ribbon and turn them into darling handmade Christmas ornaments

Read the instructions below, watch the video tutorial and grab the free template to start making your whipped glue decoden gingerbread houses! 

WHIPPED GLUE DECODEN CARDBOARD GINGERBREAD HOUSE CRAFT – MATERIALS: 

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INSTRUCTIONS: 

Step 1. Print out the free printable gingerbread cardboard template.

Step 2. Cut out the pieces and use as templates to trace onto cardboard and cut out.

Step 3. Hot glue the cardboard house together. 

Step 4. Apply the whipped glue on the house and sprinkle away!

Allow to dry fully before touching. The frosting dries hard in a few hours! We find keeping it untouched for 24 hours is best though. 

Watch the step by step video right below: 
 


Over the years, we’ve made quite a few unique alternatives to real gingerbread houses. This 3-D paper gingerbread house craft is a tried-and-true favorite. And these gingerbread house pancakes make a festive holiday breakfast surprise! 

You can also make a cardboard gingerbread house out of LEGOs!

WHIPPED GLUE DECODEN CARDBOARD GINGERBREAD HOUSE CRAFT

Make this cute cardboard gingerbread house with whipped glue that looks just like frosting!

Materials

Instructions

Step 1. Print out the free printable gingerbread cardboard template.

Step 2. Cut out the pieces and use as templates to trace onto cardboard and cut out.

Step 3. Hot glue the cardboard house together. 

Step 4. Apply the whipped glue on the house and sprinkle away!

Allow to dry fully before touching. The frosting dries hard in a few hours! We find keeping it untouched for 24 hours is best though. 


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