FloraCraft Faux Gingerbread Cookie Garland

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by Dondi Richardson, FloraCraft

FloraCraft Faux Gingerbread Cookie Garland

Leave the real cookies for Santa. Give your Christmas mantel a tasty touch without spending hours in the kitchen with this sweet gingerbread garland made out of Styrofoam, paint and ribbon!

Create your own and share using #ACMooreInspired.

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:few hours + dry time

Project Instructions

  • 1
    Press the cookie cutter into the foam sheet firmly, making sure to go all the way through the sheet. Remove the cutter from the foam sheet and gently press out the foam shape. Use the sandpaper to gently smooth the edges. Repeat this step until you have enough pieces to create the desired length of garland.
  • 2
    Paint the shapes Cinnamon and let dry. Insert the orange stick through the foam shapes to create two small slits about ½"” apart. This is where you will thread the ribbon.
  • 3
    Decorate the shapes with White dimensional fabric paint and let dry.
  • 4
    Tie bows around the gingerbread men with baker'’s twine as shown to make bows. Thread the shapes onto the Red satin ribbon to hang.

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:few hours + dry time

Project Supplies

  • •FloraCraft Make It: Fun Foam 1/2" x 12" x 36" Sheet
  • •Wilton or Nicole™ Kitchen Gingerbread Man, Star and Circle Cookie Cutters
  • •Plaid FolkArt Acrylic Paint Cinnamon
  • •Nicole™ Crafts Dimensional Fabric Paint Shiny White & Dual Temperature Trigger Glue Gun (set to low)
  • •Offray Spool O' Ribbon in Red
  • •Darice Red & White Baker's Twine
  • •Surebonder All Purpose Stik Glue Sticks
  • •Orange Stick, Sandpaper, Paintbrush & Scissors