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6 Gingerbread House Crafts

By: Melissa Conner, Editor of

Nothing says Christmas like making gingerbread houses...and with these easy gingerbread house ideas, you can create beautiful gingerbread house decorations without even having to turn on the oven!  These gingerbread house crafts make it easy for kids and adults to create colorful and fun gingerbread houses.  These projects make great gifts and are a fun way to get everyone in the family in on the fun of making these colorful and sweet sensations.

And if you have a sweet tooth for the real thing, be sure to check out our other great crafts and recipes in our free eBook, 23 Gingerbread House Designs and Recipes.  Not only will you find these 6 gingerbread house crafts, but you'll also get some great recipes for building your own houses out of gingerbread, great ideas for decorating with candy, and the secret recipe to the frosting glue that holds it all together!


6 Gingerbread House Crafts

gingerbread bird house

Gingerbread BirdhouseMaking gingerbread houses is a breeze when you have the right colors!  This easy birdhouse is a great way to decorate for Christmas both indoors and out.  You could even put it outside for the winter birds to use to keep warm!

Gingerbread Gift Card Holder:  This cute paper gingerbread house is a great way to present someone with a gift card or gift certificate.  You can decorate it however you please.  Gingerbread house crafts like this are also great for raffles and giveaways.

gingerbread pots

Gingerbread Candy Cups:  These adorable gingerbrad man crafts are great for handing out to kids around the holiday season.  They're so easy to make and they make wonderful gifts for teachers, neighbors, family members and friends!

Gingerbread Man Painted Christmas Plate:  Present all your yummy homemade cookies on this gingerbread plate.  Paired with your famous cookies, this plate makes a wonderful gift and everyone is sure to appreciate the work and effort that went into creating this beautiful and cute gingerbread craft!

gingerbread ornament

Gingerbread Ornament:  With some clay and a little creativity, gingerbread man crafts like this are easy and fun to make for anyone.  This clay gingerbread man would make an adorable ornament, but can also be used as a cute add on to a gift package or homemade gingerbread house!

Spice Up Your Christmas Tree:  The great thing about these gingerbread house decorations is that they fill your home with the wonderful smell of gingerbread!  Hang them on your tree, by an entryway or in the window and let your home fill up with the wonderful smell of gingerbread!


gingerbread ebook

Remember, if you enjoyed these cute gingerbread house decorations and crafts, then you'll love getting even more projects and recipes in our free eBook, 23 Gingerbread House Designs and Recipes.

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