There an ideal gingerbread house. A perfectly constructed tasty building. The roof of the edible dwelling is shingled with cookies and dusted with powdered sugar and snowy icing. The walls are ornate with mouth watering designs and textured with gum drops. The walkway out front is made of symmetrically placed wafers. The yard is ornamental candy canes and Christmas tree cookies. You imagine the warmth and love inside this house. The gingerbread family inside is probably ready for the holidays and wrapping gifts. It makes your heart swell with pride, nostalgia, and joy.
There an ideal gingerbread house. But the gingerbread house you made... well... The shingles are sliding forward. The walls look like a child smeared Elmer's Glue all over them. The gum drops and candy canes fell from their perches and sit in the royal icing. The Christmas tree cookies are a little burnt. It is a little bit of a disaster. But it is your disaster. It is your mess. And even though your gingerbread house looks like it weathered a hurricane, you can still feel the love inside. You can still feel the joy and pride. Let's forgive ourselves and our mistakes this season! Let's celebrate what we make, perfect or not so perfect!
Join us on the Soft Flex Facebook page and YouTube Page on November 29th at 3pm PT / 7pm ET for the Live Design Challenge Kit reveal. From Nov. 29 - Dec. 27, post pictures of your designs made with this kit in our Soft Flex VIB Studio Facebook Group with hashtag #gingerbread and enter to win a future kit! Winner is chosen at random.
If you'd like to join us in the design challenge next month, buy this kit and challenge yourself to try something new and unexpected. If you are new to beading, this kit comes with findings, beads, wire, and surprises.
Our kits are great for skill building. We want our kits to feel challenging. We want them to be accessible for beginners and advanced designers alike, but we love to throw in elements that may seem difficult to test our beaders skills and make them think out of the box. We think jewelry is great when it is easy. But when you really have to engage your mind and process your materials and tools, we think that your jewelry has the potential to be life changing.
Our kits may be inspired by a colorway or theme, but they are meant to be creative interpretations. Imagination and innovation do not follow the rules. Expect the unexpected.
Supplies are very limited. Don’t miss out!