+- Gingerbread highlights

Welcome to Gingerbread Exchange Photo Gallery.

Welcome to the Gingerbread Exchange Photo Gallery! Please Register or Login in order to upload your own pictures, or to post comments on a picture!  (This requirement to register/login reduces the amount of spam on this forum)

 


Help Support Us

Help support Gingerbread Exchange!

 

 

100% of donations support 
forum hosting and creation of
more free templates
!

 

Templates

 

Click HERE to DOWNLOAD FREE Templates

 

Click HERE to PURCHASE PRE-PRINTED templates

 

+- User

Welcome, Guest.
Please login or register.
 
 
 
Forgot your password?

+- Forum Stats

Members
Total Members: 6133
Latest: gingerbreadlover92
New This Month: 36
New This Week: 3
New Today: 3
Stats
Total Posts: 622
Total Topics: 373
Most Online Today: 16
Most Online Ever: 550
(November 18, 2019, 06:34:03 am)
Users Online
Members: 0
Guests: 5
Total: 5

+- Recent Members

gingerbreadlover92
atle
waitakere
Stine
osele
camisac
nb1728
lunagemini
Sew1950
Bpotz5
Lore
rweaver
DeDunagan
laken.koonce@live.com
mjpeters25
Jmelin2
dkerman
1972airborne
Shezmu32
Sharkbread

 


The Abbey Bed & Breakfast, Cape May, NJ BY Maryanne Garcia WilkOur take on the beautiful St. Andrews House by Debbie FinnellMarshmallo Manor by Rhonda Sue Kurzejeski
Our take on the beautiful St. Andrews House by Debbie Finnell

Download Item
Previous Image | Next Image

Comments (0)



Description: Every year, our town has the annual Snowflake Festival and a gingerbread house competition is a part of it. I have wanted to do this house for several years but thought it was too grandiose to tackle.  We decided to give it a go this year and, even though there were several issues that had me doubting our choice, I am so glad that we stuck it out.  We had much difficulty getting the front  overhang to stay where we wanted it to. We ended up breaking it off once because it was crooked and it fell off twice (this was how we discovered that necco wafers and royal icing make great repair supplies). We couldn't find 12' candy canes for the pillars so we had to use 10' ones and improvise on what to take up the extra space.  We settled on a pecan roll cut to size.  The first go at that didn't take and, unfortunately, one of our candy canes made the ultimate sacrifice.  We used melted lemon candies for the windows and melted jolly ranchers for the pond.  We have a tradition for our houses of including a duck somewhere.  Our normal duck maker is away at college so we had to improvise.  Hopefully we will have our normal duck maker back next year, lol.  Kit Kats were the perfect size and shape for the window boxes. We used some sparkle gel painted on the leaves to make them look a little less spinach-like (that was our ongoing joke during construction). The pathway to the house is made out of golden grahams cereal and the flower barrels were made from the bottoms of regular ice cream cones.  I had the most fun making the trees. In the past we have tried the sugar cone and royal icing method and they just didn't turn out well.  I was so pleased with the trees this year that I would have made a whole forest if the others hadn't stopped me. Great amounts of royal icing were also used in the construction of this house.  For everything from the flowers, the glue to hold the pieces together, the garland the criss-cross on the shutters of big red gum, the roof covering and the base under our blanket of coconut snow.  We have the most fun looking for candy and cookies to make our house.  Once we get in gingerbread mode, every piece of candy we see is scrutinized to see if it has house potential.  Well, that is our house for this year.  We had so much fun making it and hope you enjoy it too. Cake sparkle glitter is my new best friend.  I would have sparkled everything if they would have let me.
Stats:
Views: 61
Total Favorities: 0 View Who Favorited
Keywords: Finnell Andrews 
Posted by: GingerbreadExchange September 22, 2014, 09:55:10 am

Rating: Has not been rated yet.
***************

Total Likes: 0
Share


Image Linking Codes
Direct Link
Html Link



Powered by SMF Gallery Pro

Recent Posts

xx Using Sheet Gelatin for Windows HELP!!!!
December 11, 2019, 06:30:16 am by Joannie
I was up yesterday at 4 am 'installing' ...
3 comments | Write Comment

xx How to make edible plastic (by The Craft Crib)
December 06, 2019, 05:27:58 pm by GingerbreadExchange
The Craft Crib provides the recipe and...
0 comments | Write Comment

xx How to make Ginger-Clay (by The Craft Crib)
December 06, 2019, 05:25:26 pm by GingerbreadExchange
The Craft Crib shares her recipe and...
0 comments | Write Comment

xx How to sculpt faces (by The Craft Crib)
December 06, 2019, 05:21:56 pm by GingerbreadExchange
Great step-by-step instructions from...
0 comments | Write Comment


xx Family gingerbread competition tradition
November 25, 2019, 10:45:48 pm by Fourgrants
Hey everyone!
I am so excited...
1 comment | Write Comment

clip Help me create this shape out of gingerbread...
November 19, 2019, 07:35:15 pm by ItsLiv
This might seem a little ambitious, but...
1 comment | Write Comment

cheesy How to make Edible Fabric (video by Verity Wood)
October 25, 2019, 12:49:29 pm by GingerbreadExchange
This video by Verity Wood provides...
0 comments | Write Comment

cheesy How to make GOLD Edible Fabric (video by Kate Sullivan)
October 25, 2019, 12:43:10 pm by GingerbreadExchange
This video by Kate Sullivan, provides...
0 comments | Write Comment

xx How to make Edible Fabric
October 25, 2019, 12:41:36 pm by GingerbreadExchange
This website provides instructions to...
1 comment | Write Comment

xx How to make a round castle tower from gingerbread (Disney Castle)
October 10, 2019, 10:59:12 am by GingerbreadExchange
This website provides instructions on...
0 comments | Write Comment

cheesy How to decorate a Gingerbread Castle (video by Jessica S)
October 10, 2019, 10:55:55 am by GingerbreadExchange
This video by Jessica S provides ideas...
0 comments | Write Comment

xx How to make a round castle tower from gingerbread (Hogwarts)
October 10, 2019, 10:47:45 am by GingerbreadExchange
This website provides instructions on...
0 comments | Write Comment

xx How to make a round castle tower from gingerbread (Rapunzel's castle)
October 10, 2019, 10:44:59 am by GingerbreadExchange
This website provides instructions on...
0 comments | Write Comment

cheesy How to make homemade Marzipan (video by kvalifood)
October 10, 2019, 10:38:17 am by GingerbreadExchange
This video by kvalifood provides...
0 comments | Write Comment

xx Gingerbread Clay
October 10, 2019, 10:27:01 am by GingerbreadExchange
"Gingerbread" Clay Recipe

2 c...
2 comments | Write Comment

cheesy How To Form Marzipan Animals (video by Scoff)
October 09, 2019, 07:19:05 pm by GingerbreadExchange
This video by Scoff provides...
0 comments | Write Comment

cheesy How to Make Modeling Chocolate Fondant (video by Christine Jeffery)
October 09, 2019, 07:08:26 pm by GingerbreadExchange
This video by Christine Jeffery...
0 comments | Write Comment



cheesy How to Make Easy Modelling Chocolate (video by Rosie Cake-Diva)
October 09, 2019, 06:48:24 pm by GingerbreadExchange
This video by Rosie Cake-Diva provides...
0 comments | Write Comment

cheesy How to Make Modeling Chocolate... The FOOLPROOF Way (video by Shawna McGreevy)
October 09, 2019, 06:36:42 pm by GingerbreadExchange
This video by Shawa McGreevy provides...
0 comments | Write Comment

cheesy How to make a Gingerbread Marble Run (video by andrehogbom)
October 09, 2019, 05:40:13 pm by GingerbreadExchange
This video by andrehogbom provides...
0 comments | Write Comment

cheesy How to make a Gingerbread Tree and Treehouse (video by Andrehogbom)
October 09, 2019, 05:37:32 pm by GingerbreadExchange
This video by Andrehogbom provides...
0 comments | Write Comment

cheesy How to make a Gingerbread Tree (video by 100 Days of Evelyn)
October 09, 2019, 05:32:38 pm by GingerbreadExchange
This video by 100 days of Evelyn...
0 comments | Write Comment


cheesy How to make Rice Cereal Christmas Trees (video by Mary Walker)
October 09, 2019, 03:49:05 pm by GingerbreadExchange
This video by Mary Walker provides...
0 comments | Write Comment

cheesy How to make Rice Cereal Christmas Trees (video by yoyomax12)
October 09, 2019, 03:46:49 pm by GingerbreadExchange
This video by yoyomax12 provides...
0 comments | Write Comment

cheesy How to assemble a gingerbread house (video by Belleville News-Democrat)
October 09, 2019, 03:05:35 pm by GingerbreadExchange
This video by Belleville News-Democrat...
0 comments | Write Comment

cheesy How to design and make gingerbread (video by Belleville News-Democrat)
October 09, 2019, 03:03:59 pm by GingerbreadExchange
This video by Belleville News-Democrat...
0 comments | Write Comment
Gingerbread Exchange Forum = 100% gingerbread, 100% of the time