Author(s): Kristine Samuell
Nothing's more enticing for any holiday or special occasion than an awesome, lusciously decorated gingerbread house. With designs for Christmas, Halloween, Valentine's Day and birthdays, these exquisite projects include a cottage, chalet and two-story house. And for each, Options such as customised windows, doors, chimneys, paths, trees, topiary and even lighting add to the charm. More than 200 helpful step-by-step process shots; informative sections on tools, techniques, and components; and patterns, piping templates and tips on baking, assembling, and troubleshooting assure magical results.
No longer just a Christmas tradition, these gingerbread houses can be made for Halloween, Valentine's Day and birthdays. Includes a cottage, chalet and two-story house. Features options for customised windows, doors, chimneys, paths, trees, topiary and even lighting!
Kristine Samuell started her baking adventures at her mother's elbow, peering in wonder at her gingerbread masterpieces. Many bags of flour later, she still loves to create houses for holidays, birthdays, charity auctions and other special occasions. Kristine lives in Houston, Texas, with her husband and two children, who think the title of the book should be: "Don't eat that! It's for the gingerbread house book."