Sunday, 31 May 2009

If you get lost in the woods....

you had better hope you come across this little house.

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Made from gingerbread, lollipops, cupcakes and candy flowers, this little house should provide more than enough sustenance until your rescuers arrive!

Featuring a little roof which can be easily removed by young fingers, this little gingerbread house is for imaginative play, carrying precious treasures or even storing secret messages!

I am over the moon that my secret project is now finished. Thanks go to Mr Silly Gilly for some initial ideas and Ms Ric-Rac for your help along the way.

So what do you think? Is this something you could see yourself making? Do you think your kidlets would play with it?

Edited to add: Okay so perhaps this is my roundabout way of saying..... here is a new design I have created that I am thinking of releasing as a pattern. What do you think? Should I go ahead and write it up???

20 comments:

Jodie said...

Gillian, you must be so pleased with it - it looks fantastic ! I love how the roof opens, surely the nicest sort of bag a child could have!
It is just gorgeous - so super glad you stuck with it! Worth all the effort!

Amy (badskirt) said...

It's a cute little bag. I've long contemplated a little house. I saw a tutorial for a little barn once, but your gingerbread home is wonderful. A totally great treat would be to pair it with hansel and gretel dolls!

Tinniegirl said...

It's absolutely gorgeous. Forget the kids, I want to play with it.

Selina said...

that is too adorable! and stuff the kids, I'd play with it! hehe!

Michelle said...

Just gorgeous! You should definitely write it up.

trashalou said...

Ha! Ha! I was right! I win, I win!!

OK so it wasn't a competition but I take my kudos where I find it ;-)

Gillian said...

Fantastic. Definitely not the sort of thing I could make myself so yep, a pattern is a great idea. Good work!

Julianne said...

Oh My! Simply gorgeous - well done : )

Jessi said...

totally makeup a pattern, but there is no way i am talented enough or patient enough to make that gorgeous creation!!!

tea and cake said...

Yes, yes and yes! Do it - so this is the new direction? Great!

Nicky said...

GO for it Gillian but I would add a little Hansel and gretel doll or a witch inside it for a perfect imaginary story play set.

Renee said...

I think you should go for it - what a beautiful bag for a little one!

Cindy said...

Oh I so need pattern for that - yes please

Julianne said...

BTW - YES, write up the pattern, take the leap and do it Missy!

Linda said...

oh wow Gillian it is soooo gorgeous yes yes yes go ahead and write it up please, I would buy the pattern I would make it for my big kids and for me too!! so many possibilities with the pattern. Do you really want some help with a background? I am happy to tell you what i do if you want and it is sooo easy you won't believe it!!

urban craft said...

That's absolutely lovely!

Kylie said...

That is so cute - I have seen a barn yard style one by UK lass in the US. But love the girly twist to this one.

Bianca Jae Makes Stuff said...

Yes, yes, yes! I have three girls who would all love me to make one of these xox

Anonymous said...

very inspirational. I have a handicapped child and I really need to come up with a better bag or something to carry her eating equipment when we go to a restaurant. right now it is so clumsy. I will put on my thinking cap and hope it can figure something half as nice.

mellyandrosie said...

Oh soooooo very sweet!! Of course it should be a pattern!!!! You go girl