Wednesday, December 20, 2017

diy gingerbread house placecard holders

looks like we are getting down to the nitty gritty 
of all the holiday hoopla!

so without further ado, 
lemme show you that i managed to squeeze in 
some house building before the jolly fat man 
comes sweeping down the chimney,
with these diy gingerbread house placecard holders.
it all started with these mini houses i saw at target.
i got that screamin' craft monster yell really loud 
at me when i saw these cuz that's what happens 
when you have crafter's brain disease, 
which i have a very bad (good?) case of.
so basically i just grabbed my sprinkles and glue gun along with a white paint pen and went to town...
they have a tiny carved-out door and window 
that i embellished and well and... 
good gracious let's just show you with a ton of pics cuz, heck if you're like me, you have a verrrrrrrrry long to do christmas list and i don't wanna waste your precious time with all the jib jab.

so ready?
let's do it:

yes i made some placecards to show you the finished product but decided to write down my merry message to you just for this blog post.
unless of course your name and 2 other members of your family's name is merry
with another family member named christmas
then these placecards are for you.
would that then make you merry sr., and then the kids 
merry jr. and a merry...uh junior junior?
holy christmas that would make it tricky when you call someone to dinner. 
maybe the back of the placecards will 
help identify whose who?
regardless, i'm telling all of you:



  1. So, I'm assuming they were originally made to actually BE a place card holder? How completely off the wall! For you to actually USE something for what it was meant for! But far be it from you to not improve on the original! So totally cute, dude! And a merry, merry back at ya! Dona

    1. Well if i can think of another way to use these little houses besides place card holders i'll get back to you on that Dona! LOL merry merry! πŸŽ…πŸ€—

  2. You are quite the architect, these houses are super cute!

    1. thanks Kim! if only i can turn my house into a gingerbread house too you know i would! LOL 😜😁

  3. These are perfectly adorable, Lisa!! AND, made just for me, because my name IS Merry Christmas!! :)

    1. LOL!!! well you are quite the popular girl Merry because everyone is saying your name these days! Merry Merry! πŸ˜πŸŽ„πŸŽ…

  4. I'm so glad that you have crafter's brain disease!!! You are so talented and these are so delightful! Thanks for sharing at Party in Your PJs!

    1. thank you Nina! your comment was a delight to read too! :>D

  5. These gingerbread houses are so cute and such a great idea for placecard holders! I want to invite you to stop by the Snickerdoodle Create Bake Make Party and the Happy Holidays Link Party to share your wonderful holiday creations! Both parties can be found on my blog at

    1. awww thank you thank you! it's great to see you looking at my old stuff because i haven't even started to make new stuff yet LOL i'm on my way to link up at your party! :>D


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