Please Help Me With This Gingerbread House......

Decorating By sugarmommy83 Updated 8 Dec 2009 , 3:54am by elvis

sugarmommy83 Posted 8 Dec 2009 , 3:33am
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Hi, this is my first time making a gingerbread house....can i secure it to a cake board with RI or something? What should i do? The pre-made gingerbread house kits come with the base that you can stick everything in but it's not big enough for what i want to do. Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated...i have to get this done by Wednesday morning for a contest at work. HELP!!!!!

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patiese1 Posted 8 Dec 2009 , 3:39am
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When I do my houses I do secure it to the board with royal icing. I also sometimes put a cross bar which is made of gingerbread on the board so there is a little support. The most important thing is to have fun while doing it.

elvis Posted 8 Dec 2009 , 3:54am
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This is totally cheating but every year we buy the kits to decorate and leave out as decoration through December-- I use my hot glue gun to glue all of the parts of the house together, and to secure it to the board---it dries in a flash and is so sturdy. The fun part is the decorating anyway!! :O) -- I guess this wouldn't work if you wanted to eat the house later though!!

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