DIY gingerbread house kit {from ‘lil luna}

by @according2kelly on September 3, 2011

for the entire month of september will be baking, sewing & crafting up a storm, preparing handmade gifts for this holiday season…

welcome to our holiday-inspired “bake, craft & sew along.” we will be baking, sewing & crafting up a storm, preparing handmade gifts for this holiday season all month long. yep! yep! 31 days of projects. so dust off your sewing machine, & head on over to skip to my lou for some fabulous sewing projects. a southern fairytale is spotlighting lots of edible yummies & holiday-inspired recipes you definitely don’t want to miss. & to check out ALL of our crafty & creative projects go HERE.

today, our featured blogger is the always amazing, totally charming kristyn of ‘lil luna. kristyn writes…

Hey there party people!!
I am BEYOND thrilled to be here as part of the 

Aren’t the hosts AH-Mazing?!
 I sure think so!
Well, my name is Kristyn.
As you can see above, I love Yellow.
I love watching Movies.
I wish I could dance like Beyonce.
I LOVE the smell of Almond Extract.
And I’m addicted to Pinterest. 🙂

 I blog over at Lil’ Luna and love
 all things good! 
If you like good things too, be sure to stop on by so you can find some inspiration for
recipes, crafts, decor, printables, tips and more!

Today, I wanted to show you a fun and easy gift PERFECT for friends, family or neighbors.

Don’t know about you, but it’s not always easy to come up with a fun and cute gift during the holidays.
Well, look no further, friends!!

Check this out!!

It’s a Gingerbread House Kit in a Jar.
Fun, right?

You supply most the fixin’s and all they have to do is break out the gingerbread or graham crackers and get  building!
What KID wouldn’t love this?!

-Jar {I got mine for super cheap at IKEA}
-Metal Ring Tag


1. Place Frosting in first.

2. Place candy in layers around the frosting.

3. Fill to the top.

4. Decorate with ribbon and tulle. I also used twine and a metal ring tag from Whisker Graphics {love the place!!}

Super Easy. Super Cute. and Super Fun!

Be sure to come on over to Lil’ Luna for more 
Holiday Gift ideas, including another Sweet Treat, like my:

Thanks for having me, Ms. Kelly!

XO - Kristyn

for more great ideas visit kristyn at her fun, fabulous (& yellow) blog ‘lil luna. or follow her every move on twitter @lillunakristyn.

about kristyn: kristyn is the mom of THREE stinkin’ cute kids and the wife to her smokin’ hot hubby, Lo. her mom’s maiden name is luna, and she is just one of the many crafty “lil’ lunas” in her fam. she loves disneyland and want to be a member of Club 33 one day, loves watching movies with her hubby more than anything. she does NOT like onions – they are super gross!

baking, crafting & sewing along at home? don’t forget to play show & tell… upload your photos to our flickr group HERE. follow along with all of our featured bakers, crafters & sewers on twitter HERE, & tweet about the holiday-inspired “bake, craft & sew along” using the hashtag #handmadeholiday.


Oh, I am going to make these as gifts! What an adorable idea!

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