Gingerbread Architect: Gingerbread-By-Design/Loreta Wilson
Gingerbread Designer: Loreta Wilson
Pixie Gingerbread House
The Pixie Gingerbread House was created as a fun, simple house to decorate and then donated to the Eugene Oregon Festival of Trees. This is an excellent gingerbread house for beginners - it's easy to build and plenty of room for fun decorations on the roof and walls. The approximate footprint/size of this house is 6 1/2" wide x 5" deep x 8" tall.
The walls are large enough that the front door can easily be placed on the side-gable wall or the front-gable wall.
This template does not include any indication for doors or windows, leaving all creativity to the builder. Graham crackers are the perfect building material for the addition of a porch or porch roof!
Gingerbread House Architectural Style
This style of home flourished across America with the expansion of the railroads. Original folk houses built with logs, sod, or heavy frames were being abandoned for folk houses constructed with wood braced frames covered with wood sheathing.
Gingerbread House Special Design Elements
How-To instructions for special design elements can be found on the Gingerbread-By-Design Blog. Consider these special elements when decorating this gingerbread house!
Gingerbread House Decorating Candy
Doesn't everybody have a box of left-over candy stored in their closet, at all times? I'm always scoping-out the perfect candy for my next gingerbread creation!
Below is a list of small candies that are perfect for the Pixie gingerbread house:
Small Candy Canes
Red/Green Sour Tape
Gingerbread House Templates
Download the FREE e-Template to your electronic device, print on your printer, cut-out the template pieces, cut your pieces from gingerbread dough, bake, and assemble per the instructions provided. All templates are full-size and ready to use. No enlarging required.
Pre-Printed and Shipped Template
Pre-printed templates are also available. These templates are pre-printed for you to then cut-out the template pieces, cut your pieces from gingerbread dough, bake, and assemble per the instructions provided. The pre-printed template packet includes:
Template printed on 67lb card stock
Supply and Candy List
Recipes, including number of batches needed
Rolling, Cutting, and Baking instructions
Assembly instructions with step-by-step pictures
Decorating suggestions, including design elements utilized
Ziplock storage bag to store your templates
All templates are full-size and ready to use. No enlarging required.
Gingerbread House Pictures
More pictures of the Pixie gingerbread house are available at these locations:
Gingerbread-By-Design Photo Album