Gingerbread Mouse Castle

Gingerbread Mouse Castle by Debra Wolford

Gingerbread House Feature
“Mouse Castle”
Debra Wolford

Gingerbread Mouse Castle by Debra Wolford

This towering wonder of cookies, candy and icing won the People’s Choice Award at the 2017 Saskatoon Festival of Trees in Saskatchewan, Canada. The annual fundraising event raises medical research funds for the local Saskatoon city hospital. Since 2009, Debra Wolford and her daughter have made it a tradition to team up for the competition. Here is a peek behind the scenes of her mouse castle-in-the-making.

Gingerbread Mouse Castle by Debra Wolford

As a cookie architect, Debra Wolford’s specialty is windows and doors. She never fails to do something surprising with these parts of her gingerbread houses. For this giant project, she framed every entryway with ornate scroll work using inlay and overlay techniques demonstrated in Gingerbread House Dough Recipe & Baking InstructionsShe also installed interior lights and created miniature dollhouse furnishings for each room.

Illuminated Gingerbread Parlor Room

Gingerbread Mouse Castle by Debra Wolford

A peek inside the parlor window reveals an illuminated living room with Christmas tree, presents, and a fireplace hung with stockings

Gingerbread Mouse Castle by Debra Wolford

 

Gingerbread Mouse Bedroom

Gingerbread Mouse Castle by Debra Wolford

An arched balcony window on the second floor of the castle’s east tower leads to a mouse’s gingerbedroom.

Gingerbread Mouse Castle by Debra Wolford

The gingerbedroom has a lacy white canopy bed, nightstand made from a spool of thread, lamp, framed portrait and still life painting of Swiss cheese.

Cute as a Button Mouse & Frog Figurines

Gingerbread Mouse Castle by Debra Wolford

All throughout Debra’s gingerbread house display, tiny figurines dance, sing and play with holiday spirit.
Gingerbread Mouse Castle by Debra Wolford

Gingerbread Mouse Castle by Debra Wolford

Gingerbread Mouse Castle by Debra Wolford

People’s Choice Award-Winner, Debra Wolford

Gingerbread Mouse Castle by Debra Wolford

Gingerbread Mouse Castle by Debra Wolford

Congratulations, Debra on a job well done! Thanks for sharing your photos and inspiration.

Gingerbread Mouse Castle by Debra Wolford

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