Reversible Haunted Home + Gingerbread Home Ornament

Make a reversible ornament with a haunted home on one aspect and a gingerbread home on the opposite aspect.

haunted house gingerbread house reversible decoration

I’m again with one other reversible craft right now. You guys liked the wooden slice snowman and pumpkins and the sweet corn Christmas tree crafts a lot, that I began considering I ought to attempt making one other reversible craft. As soon as I got here up with the concept of a haunted home gingerbread home combo, I obtained so excited and instantly made an emergency journey to the craft retailer.

This was completely SO FUN to make! This craft has a few of the enjoyable components of a dollhouse, however manner much less dedication. I liked making it and I feel you should have a blast making one too.

dollhouse doors and windows

Supplies Wanted

  • 1×12 Wood Board (at the very least 30″ in size)
  • Two Wooden Screws
  • Sandpaper
  • Wooden Shims
  • Wooden Glue
  • Paintable Caulk (elective, however beneficial)
  • Craft Paint
  • Dollhouse Items
  • Gingerbread Sweet Equipment
  • Mini Wood Pumpkins
  • Scorching Glue Gun + Glue Sticks
  • Misc. Craft Provides (Adhesive Vinyl, Glitter, Craft Foam, and many others.)
miniature gingerbread house decorations


Step 1: Reduce a 1×12 wooden board into the form of a home with a peak form on one finish. Mine measures 24 inches tall on the prime of the height and 16.5 inches on the surface edges. You can also make yours no matter measurement you need.

Step 2: Reduce a 4 inch piece from the identical 1×12 board. This would be the base piece that makes it so the home can get up.

Step 3: Middle the home piece onto the bottom piece, then screw it collectively going up via the bottom piece into the home piece, like this:

attaching the wood base

Step 4: Connect wooden shims to the roofline to make a roof. I used wooden glue and layered two shims on either side and made positive they hung over equally on each side of teh home since each side have to look good.

wood shim roof

Step 5: I might contemplate this step elective, however I caulked the seams alongside the underside edge and between the roof items simply to provide the entire craft a tidy, polished look.

caulking seams

Step 6: Now comes probably the most enjoyable a part of all… portray and including all the cute gildings and particulars! Wohoo! I used paint pens, adhesive vinyl, craft foam and glitter along with the wooden items that I purchased and painted. Go wild! The enjoyable is within the particulars!

One factor I wished to level out is that the moon and one of many ghosts on the haunted home aspect grasp over the perimeters and are seen from the opposite aspect, so I connected them with velcro dots in order that they’re detachable when it’s time to modify to the opposite aspect.

haunted house craft

So what do you assume? I’m tickled pink with the way it turned out. It’s simply so enjoyable! Every part is cuter in miniature, proper?!


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reversible haunted house and gingerbread house DIY decoration