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Gingerbread House and Gift Box Set

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Gingerbread House and Gift Box Set
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Gingerbread House and Gift Box Set

designed by PLA Schneider

Create the perfect gift set with this SnowTex Gingerbread House and Gift Box.

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SUPPLIES

Americana® Acrylics

  • Baby Pink (DAO31)
  • Jadeite Glass (DA388)
  • Sable Brown (DAO61)
  • Snow (Titanium) White (DAO1)

Snow Products

  • Snow-Tex® (DAS9)

Other supplies

  • transfer paper
  • scissors
  • wooden birdhouse
  • craft glue
  • small and medium brushes
  • paper shreds or tissue
  • palette knife
  • pen or pencil
  • paper mache box (to fit the ornament)
  • embellishments (tiny colorful beads)
  • cardstock (Brown )
  • wood bead (appx 1 inch)

INSTRUCTIONS

NOTE: For this project the back of the birdhouse will become the front part of the gingerbread house. Prefer a snow covered birdhouse? Then go ahead and use the front as the front!

  1. Use a medium flat brush to paint the middle section of the birdhouse Baby Pink.
    Step 0 Example
  2. Use a small round brush to paint the door in Sable Brown and the window in Titanium White.
    Step 1 Example
  3. Use a small round brush to add the window mullions in Jadeite Glass, the hearts in Sable Brown and the dots with Titanium White.
    Step 2 Example
  4. Use a palette knife to apply Snow-Tex to the roof and base of the birdhouse.
    Step 3 Example
  5. Immediately press beads into the Sno-Tex, while it's still wet (no need for glue, the Snow-Tex will hold them in place) Allow to dry completely before putting it into the gift box.
    Step 4 Example
  6. Use a palette knife to apply Snow-Tex to the top of the box.
    Step 5 Example
  7. Immediately press beads into the Sno-Tex, while it's still wet (no need for glue, the Snow-Tex will hold them in place). Use a medium flat brush to paint the wood bead in Baby Pink. Let dry. Use craft glue to adhere large bead in place.
    Step 6 Example
  8. Print out gingerbread pattern and use a pen or pencil and transfer paper to trace the design onto the brown cardstock. Cut out shape. Use a small round brush to paint the icing in Titanium White.
    Step 7 Example
  9. Use a small round brush to paint the eye in Jadiete Glass and the cheeks and smile in Baby Pink.
    Step 8 Example
  10. Glue yarn (or baker's twine) to the back of the gingerbread man. Let dry and attach to the knob. When everything is dry, add a bed of tissue shreds to box and insert ornament to create a delicious gift!
    Step 9 Example
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