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« on: January 02, 2010 10:46:30 AM »

I got together with AsphaltQueen and Superhooker to make this fantastic gingerbread house. We ended up running out of icing so substituted some melted down marshmallows in its place -> funny story: apparently if you use really old stale marshmallows they don't actually melt down but rather turn into this alien like snotty substance that is insanely sticky. At least it suited our purposes haha.

Here is the GB House wide shot


 
Yes! That is a pond! Made of jello with swedish fish stuck in it.



Superhooker was AWESOME and made these clear candy windows. INSANELY COOL!




Another angle of the house with better picture of pond with fish. Ignore the fact that it is slowly falling apart haha.



Oh noos it's falling and it can't get up. It did actually stand on its own...for about 15 seconds...that counts  Roll Eyes



An in-progress pic; look at that goop!


Obligatory alien goop shot; it really wouldn't come off!


We may not win but we had a ton of fun!!!


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« Reply #1 on: January 02, 2010 01:26:57 PM »

I love the windows Cheesy Very cute ... and the pond is sweet Cheesy

Great job!!
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« Reply #2 on: January 02, 2010 01:59:38 PM »

I love the roof and the pond.  Not to mention the window so cool!  It was all very inventive I would not have thought to try and use marshmellows as glue.  Wink
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« Reply #3 on: January 02, 2010 05:24:11 PM »

great windows....and the pond was a nice feature!
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« Reply #4 on: January 02, 2010 05:29:32 PM »

Thanks guys! We were originally shooting for the moon but make our ideas a little more realistic with the time frame we were working in. The pond and windows are the stars of the show  Grin
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« Reply #5 on: January 02, 2010 09:41:14 PM »

I can't stop laughing, that looks so fun! Smiley
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« Reply #6 on: January 03, 2010 08:10:02 AM »

That looks like so much fun! It stood- that's what counts Smiley
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« Reply #7 on: January 04, 2010 03:14:13 AM »

I adore the pond; Sweedish fish are my favorite candy of all time!  I also love your sense of humor.  You obviously had a blast doing this project.  I think the whole thing came out very well!
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« Reply #8 on: January 05, 2010 08:14:03 AM »

OOOoooooooh - you should have built a gingerbread demolition crew and equipment, and put up gum tape caution/scheduled for demolition tape!

Poor house! Cheesy
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« Reply #9 on: January 05, 2010 08:18:37 AM »

LOL we were thinking of calling the house an example of earthquake unreadiness.
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« Reply #10 on: January 05, 2010 01:12:06 PM »

looks like you gals had a blast Smiley
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« Reply #11 on: January 06, 2010 07:34:32 AM »

Holy crap!  it was sooo fun!

I cannot even begin to describe how sticky the alien marshmallow snot was...I think NASA should look into that stuff for adhesive purposes!

SheepBlue did the roof, and it came out so cute!  and AQ baked all of that gingerbread (AND she was the mastermind of the bushes...she can really whip a bush into shape!)




(thats what she said)
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AsphaltQueen
« Reply #12 on: January 06, 2010 03:22:04 PM »

Oh, superhooker, you so did not just go there. Grin

Thanks for masterminding this, sheepBlue, it was fun!
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sloanlaw
« Reply #13 on: January 07, 2010 01:36:55 PM »

Cute.  I especially like your pond.
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