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Terracotta Gingerbread House Ornament

Practical & Creative

Create your own Terracotta Gingerbread House Christmas Ornament

Bring Holiday cheer into your own home, or as a gift to friends and family with a charming homemade ornament.

Christmas Ornament

Terracotta Gingerbread House Ornament (Ages 6+)

Click below to see a list of supplies you'll need and steps to take to make your own:

Step One

Collect your supplies (supplies listed below). Create a clean workspace with a smooth surface.

Paint pens, ribbon, terracotta pots

Step Two

Outline Snow Drips with White Paint Pen, leave the top of the pot blank (we will go back through with acrylic paint later to save on paint pen ink.)
Terracotta Pot

Step Three

Next Add A door and Window.

Painted Terracottta Pot

Step Four

Embellish with drawn candy decor.

Painted Terracotta Pot

Step Five

Paint the top, and the pot rim white to mimic snow.

Painted Terracotta Pot

Step 6 

Once dry, use ribbon to create ornament loop.
  • Thread bell onto cut ribbon
  • Fold Ribbon in half
  • Thread both ends through pot hole
  • Tie Double knot inside
Terracotta Pot, Knot, ribbon

Step 7

Find the perfect place to hang on your tree, or gift to a friend!

Christmas Ornament

Supplies List 

  • Mini Terracotta Pots
  • Paint Pens
  • White Paint
  • Paint Brush
  • Ribbon
  • Craft Bells