I have never claimed to be a master crafter. As a matter of fact, I *stink* at crafting, but for some reason I still try to recreate things from Pinterest that I have absolutely no business attempting. My most recent Pinterest Failure is a Gingerbread House Village. I’ve seen some adorable, quaint Christmas Gingerbread House Villages on Pinterest and thought that by purchasing a pre-made kit from Joann’s I would be totally safe.
Purchasing a pre-made village would make up for my severe crafting deficiency, right? WRONG. I’ll let the pictures speak for themselves.
What we purchased and how the village is supposed to turn out:
What happens when Joanna & family do a Gingerbread Village:
See those little squares on the bottom? Those were supposed to be a house, but a piece dropped on the floor and the dog ate it before we could salvage it. Instead of the fourth house, we have Christmas Gingerbread RAFTS, placed in front of Gingerbread Sheds. Oh well.