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« on: January 07, 2013 01:52:13 PM »

And deep in the forest, nestled amoung the trees, lay the gingerbread cottage. After the first snowfall its windows tipped with icicles and its rooftop dusted with snow.


Front view of cottage by crumbs and craft knifes, on Flickr


Back of the cottage by crumbs and craft knifes, on Flickr


Window detail by crumbs and craft knifes, on Flickr

Cottage before the first snow of winter..


Cottage pre-snowfall by crumbs and craft knifes, on Flickr

and after the magic sets in....


Cottage roof in snow by crumbs and craft knifes, on Flickr



All components are gingerbread, mortar is royal icing and the roof tiles are melted chocolate piped into circles. Due to the weather, snow was impersonated by icing sugar Smiley


« Last Edit: January 08, 2013 12:35:48 PM by MareMare - Reason: to insert pictures for new member » THIS ROCKS   Logged
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« Reply #1 on: January 07, 2013 05:17:21 PM »

Your gingerbread cottage is simply adorable. It really does make me think of a fairy-tale. Very nicely done!
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« Reply #2 on: January 08, 2013 12:36:27 PM »

Super cute! I love the little cookie chimney!
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« Reply #3 on: January 08, 2013 02:52:49 PM »

Thank you Smiley

It was my first attempt at a gingerbread construction, i was so terrified when putting it together. i kept checking it all night to see if it had slid apart!

The fun of it though and seeing all the other amazing entries has started the next ideas rolling for the next build. My little cousin asked where all the furniture had gone from inside......
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« Reply #4 on: January 08, 2013 06:25:52 PM »

I love the way you wove a story around the little cottage. Beautiful!
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« Reply #5 on: January 09, 2013 02:15:37 PM »

Simple yet serean, I'd like to stay here
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« Reply #6 on: January 15, 2013 07:07:58 AM »

I like your design! It's classic & feels so wintery with all that white! Lovely!  Wink
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