Gingerbread And Peppermint Memories and More Ultimate Easy Gingerbread Recipe FF00097

by Joanne James12. November 2021 09:00

This is my first post of a two-post Friday and I'm here with my card for the new challenge over at Festive Friday. 


The challenge that we are celebrating this week is 'National Cookie Day' which is on 4th December. Remember the fun thing is that at Festive Friday you do not need to actually celebrate the occasion; your goal is to simply use three or more items from the inspiration list on your project. This week I used cookie, brown, circles and recipe and this is what I came up with:


 Here's the low-down on today's card:

Gingerbread & Peppermint - My card front features a piece of the Gingerbread & Peppermint designer series paper with a circular pattern, behind an angled panel that is anchored by a gingerbread cookie, fussy cut from a Memories & More card, and with an added stamped sentiment from the 'What's Cookin' stamp set that gives a hint as to what can be found inside. 

Memories and More - There are no actual cookies inside my card, but there is the next best thing: a recipe for ultimate easy gingerbread! Presentation of my recipe was super easy, as some of the cards included in the Gingerbread & Peppermint Memories & More pack are perfect for noting your favourite holiday recipes. As such, they are perfect not only for memory keeping and recording, but also to create a fun mini-recipe folder like this one. I used two M&M cards; I wrote my ingredients on the first one:


Ultimate Easy Gingerbread - I added a second card, this time writing out the method detailing how to make the gingerbread. I photographed it so that hopefully you can read it and pin it if you'd like to have a go - it's delicious:


I love to bake at Christmas time and I am famed for my iced gingerbread biscuits. Here's a photo of them drying before going into jars for gifting:

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Baking gingerbread is one of my favourite things to do during the festive season - although my friends and family usually request the finished product, rather than the recipe!

Here is the visual summary of the key products used on today's project for you to pin for easy reference:


You can see all of my 'How To' summaries on my 'How To - Tips and Techniques' Pinterest board in case you've missed any. 

How does our board inspire you? I can’t wait to see what YOU create! For more inspiration, be sure to visit the rest of the Festive Friday Challenge Design team.

Ann Schach

Beth McCullough

Sharon Hashimoto Burkert

Melanie Hungerford

Helen Jennings

Stephanie Lanzalotto

Melva Peters


Diane Evans

Joanne James

Enjoy your morning and I'll be back later with my project for the new challenge over at As You See It. Until then, happy stampin'!


Stampin' Up! Supplies Used:

Table built using Product Table Builder by The Crafty Owl - Independent Stampin' Up! Demonstrator.

Comments (8) -

LeAnne Pugliese
LeAnne PuglieseUnited States
11/12/2021 12:27:20 PM #

WOWZA again!  That's an awesome card, so fun to include the recipe, but I am most impressed by all those cookies!  That's a LOT of baking and icing...they look quite professional, I can see why you get lots of requests for them!  Your talents are endless!

Melva Peters
Melva PetersCanada
11/12/2021 7:16:18 PM #

Love your card

11/13/2021 11:11:45 AM #

Joanne: Thanks so much for the recipe!!! Me, too, I love baking . . .  your cookies look sooooo good!! I wonder why your friends ask for the finished products --  ha!ha!ha!  Happy Thanksgiving Day!!!

Jan Clothier
Jan ClothierNew Zealand
11/15/2021 8:00:44 AM #

WOW! No wonder you love the Gingerbread set! Your card, recipe included, is great but your biscuits look delicious.

VickyUnited Kingdom
11/16/2021 4:02:20 PM #

Joanne, you are multi-talented! I absolutely  love your angled card design with that cheeky looking gingerbread star, and the recipe is a lovely idea to include inside, but oh my goodness, what a display of decorated gingerbreads!  Vicky x

Deborah Wheeler
Deborah WheelerUnited Kingdom
11/16/2021 10:25:14 PM #

Fab cards, but I'm seriously impressed with the gingerbread!

Ann Schach
Ann SchachUnited States
11/22/2021 9:38:28 PM #

Your card is adorable, Joanne! Thank you so much for including the recipe. I LOVE gingerbread cookies...and yours look absolutely fabulous. I can't wait to give them a try!!!

Stephanie Lanzalotto
Stephanie LanzalottoUnited States
11/23/2021 5:43:01 PM #

Your card with recipe is just fabulous - I especially love that peppermint paper! Your iced cookies are amazing! I'll bet they are as delicious as they look!

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