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Diy gingerbread house with bling for the holidays! Add a bit of glam with this gingerbread craft.

DIY Gingerbread House with Bling

This little gingerbread house made from a wooden birdhouse is as cute as it gets! Add a little glam to your holiday decor by making a couple of these diy gingerbread houses and placing them on a table with a snow blanket! I’ve also created a similar gingerbread house without the bling.

It’s also time for another giveaway! This time I’m partnering up with some great craft bloggers and we’re giving you a chance to win a $150 Amazon gift card! To enter, visit all the blogs on the hop list and check out their blinged out holiday craft. Once you’ve visted the blogs, enter for your chance to win!

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Directions

  1. Paint the birdhouse brown and let dry.
  2. Use a flat tool such as a butter knife to spread a thick layer of snow texture around the base of the house and on the front portion of the roof.
  3. Press the beads into the snow and let dry.
  4. Add rhinestones around the opening of the birdhouse. Add rhinestones to the snow for even more bling!

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Visit the blogs below for more blinged out holiday crafts and enter for a chance to win a $150 Amazon gift card!

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Blog Hop List

P.S. I Love You Crafts – Our First Christmas Together Ornament
Anika’s DIY Life – LED Christmas Tree Wall Decor
My Pinterventures – Baking Soda Gingerbread Ornaments
Intelligent Domestications – Poinsettia Christmas Wreath
365 Days of Crafts – Handmade Christmas Cards
Love My Simple Home – Chicken Wire Christmas Tree
Day to Day Adventures – Glitter Letters for Christmas Decorations
Faeries and Fauna – Christmas Cushion and White Glitter Christmas Tree
Our Crafty Mom – Glittered Mason Jar Light
Knock It Off Kim – Holiday Napkin Rings
The Latina Next Door – DIY Christmas Ornament
Finding Your Joy in the Journey – Christmas Letters with a Little Bling
DIY 180 Site – Vintage Christmas Bulb Wreath
The Inspirational Vault – Glittery Snowflake Decor

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58 Comments

  1. Gingerbread houses are a wonderful tradition for children at Christmas. Depending on the size of the bird house you could make several of these for a Christmas tree.

  2. This turned out so beautiful. What a fun and colorful gingerbread house. I know my girl wants to make one now. I love partying with you.

  3. the crafts look so cute! Commented on all blog posts in the blog hop!

  4. I got a chuckle out of this – it is my kind of gingerbread house – a little bling makes for a perfect touch of whimsey – and this is so easy, too. I’d love to try it!

  5. great project! This is so cute!

  6. What a neat idea! Thanks! The nieces will have fun with this!

  7. Donna Kellogg says:

    Great Christmas idea. it looks great.

  8. Looks good enough to eat!

  9. What a great makeover! We have a few wood craft birdhouses that my kids would have fun decorating.

  10. we love gingerbread houses! and that snow texture looks like a lot of fun to work with – oh the possibilities!

  11. Christina A. says:

    Cute! I love gingerbread houses…never thought to add bling to them! 🙂

  12. Linda C Wilson says:

    Easy looking Gingerbread hous

  13. A bird house as a gingerbread house–genius!! I’m so going to make one of these this year.

  14. Lisa Carter says:

    I would use this as a real bird house. There’s a bird out there looking for that special house with bling. Very cute.

  15. Jessica miller says:

    This is so cute, I like the heart!

  16. angela eagle says:

    I made a gingerbread house once about 30 years ago time to make another

  17. I love that you can keep this year after year, unlike the gingerbread house my daughter and I made.

    1. That’s what I was thinking. I always feel kind of bad tossing our gingerbread houses after the holidays!

  18. Omg this is so cute! We have birds all over the place here. I could make a whole Christmas village for them.

    1. Thank you! Our edible gingerbread houses usually fall apart! 😉

  19. Heather D says:

    How cute. My kids would love this. They like doing craft projects.

  20. Nadya LeMoon says:

    How unique, thats for the idea!

  21. Kente Najee says:

    I love the way gingerbread houses look. They are so adorable and fun.

  22. This is so cute! I buy these little houses all the time for my niece to paint, but I never thought about turning it unto a gingerbread house.

  23. Bethany Bluitt says:

    This is so cute! Love the bling

  24. Hailey McCullough says:

    This is a great, waste-free idea – instead of buying a gingerhouse year after year, you can keep the same one! Smart!

  25. Sandi Tymchuk says:

    These look good enough to eat! But this might pose a problem if the rum punch and eggnog get a little out of hand…
    Thanks for the creative decoration idea!

  26. That is adorable! I love this idea!

  27. This is a great idea for those who don’t like gingerbread/don’t want to eat or waste their little house. Very cute!

  28. Mary Beth Elderton says:

    So creative! I would never have thought of using a birdhouse even though I have a variety of birds on my tree.

  29. Amy Orvin says:

    The added bling is adorable.

  30. ellen beck says:

    Thats a lovely little house . I like how it is personalized. It will be cherished!

  31. Steve Weber says:

    Cute! I never even thought about this. What a fun idea 🙂

  32. My family does a gingerbread house every Christmas!

  33. Wanda Bee says:

    Cute, cute gingerbread house.

  34. clojo9372 says:

    I made a Gingerbread house once when I was a little girl. It was so much fun. I’d love to do it again! 🙂

  35. The only thing that would make this better would be if it actually cookies!

  36. I will definitely make a blingy gingerbread house when there’s no risk of kiddos eating the rhinestones but I love yours! Our gingerbread houses get eaten, not even a crumb left. 🙂

  37. Mary Makinen says:

    I like this. thanks.

  38. Kristin C says:

    I’m really looking forward to doing a gingerbread house with my daughter this year.

  39. Krista Miller says:

    My daughter actually did this same type of idea a few years ago! I told her she could put whatever she wanted on the gingerbread house so she glued on stickers & gems & sparkly snowflakes. We never eat them anyway so it was fine!

  40. Britney Taylor says:

    Ouuu, this is so cool.

  41. That is a fun craft to make to brighten up the holidays.

  42. Terry Stevens says:

    This is a cute idea.

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