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Gingerbread houses from milk cartons
This is a very creative christmas craft idea: gingerbread houses out of milk cartons! If you woul'd like to upcycle some "junk", this craft idea is absolutelly perfect for you! Your kids will also enjoy the making of this village, but it they don't like gingerbread, it can be a "robot creator station" (with some foil and straws) or a cute princess tower (with pink paint and some bling).
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Mummy cookies for Halloween - easy desserts
This super adorable Halloween mummy cookie by Diane (from Created By Diane ) is the proof the gingerbread cookie cutter isn’t just for Christmas time! Make some yummy mummies with your favorite gingerbread or chocolate chip cookie recipe, they will be delicious in any form! If you haven't got gingerbread man cookie cutters at hand, you can bend one from an empty (and clean) aluminium drink can! This delicious and super funny mummy cookie will be a great hit at your Halloween party, and it doesn't need special baking or cake decorating skills!
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DIY gingerbread house gift or cake boxes from cardboard
Which can be better to wrap your presents than a gorgeous gift/cake box that costs almost nothing? Thats why we love upcycling! This cute gingerbread house gift box has made from a simple cardboard box with a corrector pen! Brilliant idea, isn't it? You can use these adorable and magical gingerbread boxes to wrap your handmade presents/cakes or you can simply use them as gorgeous winter/christmas decors in your home. The cardboard box gingerbread houses will look good in any size, so you can create a whole winter wonderland village! (You could bake a few gingerbread man as villagers as well!)
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Gingerbread girls - creative cookie packaging
With this super easy cookie packaging idea you can turn boring store bought cookies into fun homemade Christmas treats in minutes! Brilliant isn't it? To create these super cute gingerbread girl faces you will need a little celophane (or pre-packaged cookies), a white  (or any lighter color) sharpie, and a cute ribbon! You can create the gingerbread girls with almost every chocholate (chip) cookies or you can create other Christmas figures with vanilla ones (imagine a cute snowman from a sugar cookie or an adorable reindeer from a gingerbread cookie)! This easy dessert packagind idea can be perfect for almost everyone at Christmas from family members, to teachers everyone will love them!
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Gingerbread house Christmas treat boxes (free printables)
One of our favorite parts of the Christmas season is the giving and receiving of yummy gifts. This year, she's sharing two versions with us of the cutest gingerbread house treat boxes and a yummy snack to fill them with. This gingerbread houise cookie box filled with delicious store bought or homemade cookies is really a perfect gift idea for co-workers, neighbors or teachers at Christmas because who doesn't love delicious swets packaged in an adorable gingerbread house box? In this ice craft blog you will find the free gingerbread house printables: a colorful version and a plain cut file to decorate!
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Little crochet gingerbread man toy (free amigurumi pattern)
Know someone who have sweet tooth? We've got the perfect gift idea for him/her: a crochet gingerbread man ! Whether you're gifting it as a toy or as home decor, this free amigurumi pattern by Dendennis will thrill both gingerbread and Christmas fanatics. This cute crochet ( amigurumi ) gingerbread man can be a perfect handmade gift or handmade toy for your kids / grandkids because, this super adorable amigurumi gingerbread man is a perfect soft toy for both boys and girls! In this great amigurumi blog you will find a wonderful free amigurumi gingerbread man pattern which will help you to create this adorable crocheted toy with lots of interesting details, personality and cuteness! With a little modification in the yarn size you can create a whole super adorable amigurumi gingerbread family.
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Charles the amigurumi gingerbread man (free crochet pattern)
We've got a super adorable handmade Christmas gift idea a crochet gingerbread man! Whether you're gifting it as a toy or as home decor, this cute little amigurumi gingerbread man will be a great hit! This cute crochet ( amigurumi ) gingerbread man  can be a perfect handmade gift or handmade toy for your kids / grandkids because, this super adorable amigurumi gingerbread man is a perfect soft toy for both boys and girls! In this great amigurumi blog you will find a wonderful free  amigurumi gingerbread man pattern which will help you to create this adorable crocheted toy with lots of interesting details, personality and cuteness! With a little modification in the yarn size you can create a whole super adorable amigurumi gingerbread family.
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Coffee tinted fabric gingerbread dog Christmas ornament
How wonderful is this fabric  gingerbread dog Christmas tree ornament? With this nice step-by-step soft toy making tutorial you can learn how to make this super cute fabric gingerbread dog Christmas ornament painted/stained with coffee! ( Yes, your read it right, with coffee!) To make these cute little  fabric gingerbread dog Christmas ornament you will need: a white cotton fabric, polyester filling, coffee, acrylic paints (or white markers), brushes, and a pencil. In this nice craft  tutorial you will find a free sewing pattern of this cute  fabric gingerbread dog Christmas ornament as well.
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Miniature gingerbread house Christmas ornament (free crochet pattern)
With this free crochet pattern you can learn how to crochet this adorable gingerbread house in amigurumi! This sweet amigurumi gingerbread house is sure to bring a smile to any face! This amigurumi cutie is a wonderful seasonal decoration or soft toy for kids. This amigurumi gingerbread house is also perfect as a gift for a newborn if you leave out the beads.  At this nice crochet blog you will find the free amigurumi pattern of this super cute gingerbread house accompanied with a nice detailed assembling tutorial. This amigurumi pattern is a beginner one, so if you are a beginner in amigurumis this gingerbread house  is absolutely perfect to begin with!
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Crochet gingerbread boy and girl (free crochet pattern)
This time Maria shares with us a super cute free rag doll amigurumi pattern - again! This time she's even includes a video crochet tutorial with the free written pattern to help you along! These gingerbread boy and girl are cuddly-soft and perfect just in time for the holidays!  With a little modification in the yarn size you can create a whole super adorable amigurumi gingerbread family!
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Gingerbread men cookies - fun Christmas gift idea
With this super easy cookie packaging idea you can turn boring store bought cookies into fun homemade Christmas treats in minutes! Brilliant isn't it? To create these super cute snowman cookies you will need a little cellophane ( or pre-packaged cookies ),a few buttons, and a cute ribbon! You can create the c ookie snowmen with sugar cookies or you can create other Christmas figures with brown ones ( imagine a cute gingerbread man from a chocolate chip cookies or an adorable reindeer from a gingerbread cookie )! This easy dessert packaging idea can be perfect for almost everyone at Christmas from family members, to teachers everyone will love them!
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DIY gingerbread man garland - edible Christmas decor & gift
Do you love the heavenly scent of fresh gingerbread cookies ? Here’s a wonderful holiday project for your DIY pleasure using a basic gingerbread man recipe : a lovely and fun gingerbread men garland by Celebrate Creativity! If you’re not up for the challenge of building houses out of gingerbread ,this recipe is for you. All you need is a gingerbread man cookie cutter to make the shapes and use a straw to create the holes. String some bright ribbon and you’ve got a festive garland just waiting to be strung on your Christmas tree .
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Christmas granny squares: Santa, reindeer, snowman, gingerbread man & elf ( free patterns )
What could be merrier than combining the traditional g ranny square motif and Christmas ? This jolly collection by Passionate Crafter will make decorating and gift-giving a treat for the maker and those enjoying the results. Decorate the tree and mantel with ornaments while making the couch a cozy haven with a colorful blanket and pillow. Passioante Crafter will tech you how to crochet a super adorable granny square Santa, gingerbread man , snowman , reindeer and an elf ! Head to passionatecrafter.com and get the free Christmas granny square patterns:
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DIY Terra cotta pot gingerbread man - Christmas gift
This super adorable DIY terra cotta pot gingerbread man by The Country Chic Cottage is perfect for your home this holiday season ! This lovely little flower pot gingerbread man also doubles as a candy dish so you might want to give these as gifts to those that love candy! It is super easy to make yourself with a couple of clay pots. Gather your supplies , get the tutorial at thecountrychiccottage.net and get started:
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DIY Terracotta pot gingerbread house ornament
Transform mini terra cotta pots into absolutely adorable gingerbread house ornaments with Projects With Kids' easy to follow craft tutorial. This lovely little terra cotta pot gingerbread house ornament is just a great Christmas craft for older kids and teens. These little DIY gingerbread house ornaments are so fun to make! The clay pot act as a canvas to create a colorful gingerbread house scene that kids can customize any way they like. ( You can use extra-fine point paint pens, which will help you with drawing the details. ) Head to projectswithkids.com and create your own miniature gingerbread house terra cotta pot ornaments :
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Adorable gingerbread man ragdoll (free crochet pattern)
Who doesn’t love gingerbread man cookies ? We all do right?! Check out this super adorable, awesome ( and free ) gingerbread man pattern by Passionate Crafter and make these lovely gingerbread man ragdolls for this years Christmas festivities! These awesome ones will be loved by all and especially by your kids. Passionate Crafter's will give you this wonderful free amigurumi gingerbread man pattern which will guide you through the process of creating this adorable crocheted toy with lots of interesting details, personality, and cuteness! So head to passionatecrafter.com and get the free pattern now:
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Amigurumi gingerbread man (free crochet pattern & video tutorial)
The best things in life are free - like this lovely amigurumi gingerbread man pattern by Olga Askarova at Amigurumi Space ! Like most of the people, you are likely to ask what exactly amigurumi is until you see the beautiful patterns and you instantly fall in love with it. Amigurumi is a Japanese crocheting technique of creating fun and beautiful stuffed animals using yarns , just like this lovely little gingerbread man. So grab a few skeins of yarn , make this lovely amigurumi gingerbread man today and create a darling new ornament for your Christmas tree.
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Crochet Christmas fingerless gloves (snowman and gingerbread man) - free pattern
Learn how to crochet a cozy pair of super adorable fingerless crochet snowman and gingerbread man gloves with this free crochet pattern and tutorial from Repeat Crafter Me! Crochet fingerless gloves provide warmth, simplicity and the convenience of being able to use your fingers when you need to like searching through your pockets or purse. They also add a little bit of festiveness to your wardrobe, and let’s not forget that crochet fingerless gloves also make great Christmas gifts! ( Not only are they useful, but they’re also an easy crochet project when you’re looking to come up with a gift quickly! ) Get the free pattern at repeatcrafterme.com and let's get crocheting :
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