Simple Paper Gingerbread House Tutorial

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New video! This time we’re creating a gingerbread house out of paper!

Real gingerbread houses can be a bit messy and hard to make. Paper greatly simplifies the process – and if safely stored, you can use the house year after year!

Click the image below to watch the video tutorial:


After the video was uploaded, I realized the clip showing how to put the house together accidentally got deleted. To put together the house, fold back all the tabs, put glue on them, and glue the pieces together. If you have any questions, please comment below 🙂

Difficulty: Intermediate

Click here to view & print the patterns:

Gingerbread House Pattern 1

Pattern 2

Pattern 3

On pattern 2, don’t cut out the whole window, leave some space around those inner lines 🙂

Have a cutting machine?

An SVG file for a similar 3D house design is available for purchase – click on the folder.

This post originally appeared on my old blog, Pugdemonium.

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chami girl

actually it is amazing..well done..thanks for sharing….

chami girl

actually it is amazing..well done..thanks for sharing…


I printed it out grandkids will enjoy thank you


I cut cardboard house having all pieces but its small but good for me

Gay Ferland

Where are the instructions to make the gingerbread home out of 2 paper pumpkin boxes?????