Paper Bag Gingerbread House

February 12th, 2013 posted by Terri Bose


This adorable decorated Gingerbread House makes an ideal gift bag to fill with edible goodies for a friend, teacher or relative. Also makes a great gift bag for non-edible gifts and a fun Christmas craft project to boot!

What You Need

Brown paper lunch bag

Brown and white craft foam

Foamie Christmas shapes

Stapler Scissors

white craft glue 

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What you do

Fill the paper bag with cookies or a small gift. Fold down the top and staple it closed. Cut two pieces of brown foam 5-1/2″ x 2-/2″. Glue one to each side to make a roof. Cut out 1/2″ squares in white foam. Glue to bag to make windows. Peel and stick foamie Christmas shapes to bag to decorate.

Terri Bose (22 Posts)

Terri Bose is the owner of, a website dedicated to kid's crafts. Terri has been online since the late 90's and her site not only offers free craft projects, many which are for scouts, but she also sells many of the supplies that you need in everyday crafting!

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