Reversible Haunted Home + Gingerbread Home Ornament

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

haunted house gingerbread house reversible decoration

I’m again with one other reversible craft at this time. 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 strive 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 number of the enjoyable parts of a dollhouse, however method much less dedication. I liked making it and I believe 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 (non-obligatory, however really helpful)
  • Craft Paint
  • Dollhouse Items
  • Gingerbread Sweet Equipment
  • Mini Wood Pumpkins
  • Scorching Glue Gun + Glue Sticks
  • Misc. Craft Provides (Adhesive Vinyl, Glitter, Craft Foam, and so on.)
miniature gingerbread house decorations


Step 1: Minimize 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 high of the height and 16.5 inches on the surface edges. You may make yours no matter measurement you need.

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

Step 3: Middle the home piece onto the bottom piece, then screw it collectively going up by 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 all sides and made certain they hung over equally on each side of teh home since each side must look good.

wood shim roof

Step 5: I’d contemplate this step non-obligatory, however I caulked the seams alongside the underside edge and between the roof items simply to offer the entire craft a tidy, polished look.

caulking seams

Step 6: Now comes essentially 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 facet cling over the sides and are seen from the opposite facet, so I hooked up them with velcro dots in order that they’re detachable when it’s time to modify to the opposite facet.

haunted house craft

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


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reversible haunted house and gingerbread house DIY decoration