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Haunted House

  • Papercraft
  • < 1 hour
  • Beginner

Decorating Ingredients

  • FMM More Than a Bird House Cutter
  • FMM Impression Mat 1
  • FMM Essential Shape Tappit
  • FMM Straight Frill 5-8
  • FMM Dab-a-Dust
  • FMM Special Occasion Tappit
  • Modelling Paste Colours Purple, Black, Yellow
  • 6” Drum Cake Board
  • White and Black Fondant
  • Non-stick board and rolling pin
  • Paintbrush, water and knife

Instructions:

  1. Lightly knead together some white and black fondant to make grey marble effect fondant. Roll it out approximately 3mm thick. Wet the cake board with some water and place the marble effect fondant on top of the cake board. Trim to fit the size of the board.

  2. Roll out black modelling paste, Use the bark impression mat from the FMM Impression Mat Set 1 to create a texture on the paste then cut out panel 3, twice.

  3. Roll out purple modelling paste and cut out panel 1 twice, and panel 4 twice.

  4. Allow all the panels to dry overnight then follow the instructions to assemble the birdhouse on the back of the packet.

  5. Roll out black modelling paste and, using the Essential Shapes Tappit, cut out 3 wonky rectangles. Cut them in half and attach with water to the front of the haunted house to make windows. Refer to picture for positioning.

  6. Roll out black modelling paste and, using the Essential Shapes Tappit, cut out 1 rectangle. Attach this to the haunted house to make a door.

  7. Roll out black modelling paste and cut out a strip of modelling paste using the triangle frill cutter from the FMM Straight Frill Set 5-8. Cut to length and attach to the edge of the roof with water as shown in the picture.

  8. Roll out yellow modelling paste and, using the Essentials Shapes Tappit, cut out 3 oval shapes, cutting a straight edge along the bottom to fit inside the windows; see photograph for reference. Then roll out black modelling paste and, using the Essential Shapes Tappit, cut out 3 smaller oval shapes, and trim the bottoms to make a straight edge. Attach the small black oval shape on top of the yellow one, and attach the yellow shapes to your windows to look like eyes.

  9. Roll out black modelling paste and cut out 4 bats using the FMM Special Occasion Tappit Set. Attach 1 bat to the peak of the roof and the other 3 to the cake board with water.