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Gingerbread Cookie Garland

Gingerbread Cookie Garland
Gingerbread Cookie Garland
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Deck the halls with boughs of cookies with this Gingerbread Cookie Garland!  Sweet gingerbread man dance along this seasonal DIY garland...and Christmas decor like this is great to use on your mantel, on your wall, or even right within your Christmas tree.  Using sheets of foam to create your gingerbread men, this lightweight holiday garland is great for kids, too and would make a fun classroom project!  Cut a cookie for each student and let them decorate it as they see fit!  Hang it on display in your classroom for all the students to see and admire!

Time to complete: In an evening

Primary Technique: General Crafts

Beginner

Materials:

  • FloraCraft® Make It: Fun® Foam
    • Sheet: ½” x 12” x 36”
  • Metal Cookie Cutters: Gingerbread Man, Star and Circle Ornament
  • Acrylic Paint: Cinnamon Brown
  • Fabric Paint: White
  • (3 Yards) ¼” Satin Ribbon: Red 
  • Baker’s Twine: Red/White  
  • Make It: Fun® Foam Tools
  • Low-Temp Glue Gun
  • Scissors

 


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Instructions:

  1. Press the cookie cutter into the foam.  Press firmly, making sure to go all the way through the foam sheet.  Remove the cutter from the foam and gently press out the foam shape from the cutter.  Use the rasp from the tool kit to gently smooth the edges of the shape.

    Gingerbread Cookie Garland
     
  2. Paint foam shapes cinnamon brown and let dry.  Insert the tuck tool through the foam shape to create two small slits about ½” apart.  This is where you will thread the ribbon through the shapes.

    Gingerbread Cookie Garland

    Gingerbread Cookie Garland
     
  3. Decorate the shapes with white fabric paint and let dry.  Tie bows around the gingerbread men with baker’s twine as shown.

    Gingerbread Cookie Garland
     
  4. Thread the shapes onto the red satin ribbon to hang.

    Gingerbread Cookie Garland

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This is such a great idea! I love that you use foam instead of actually making gingerbread cookies! This would be a great project to keep the kids entertained for a few hours in the cold winter months. There are so many different cookie cutters you could use, and make it unique to your own style.

The grand kids will certainly volunteer to help me make these. Especially if I promise to make the gingerbread men cookies for real later. These are so easy and cute. I love to hang garlands at Christmas so these would go in my kitchen. I like to make things for my family members who work full time and don't get a chance to make things or they just aren't into it.

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