Decorating Your Lighthouse

Click through the photos to see how we decorated our lighthouse, but go to town doing it your way! The point is not to make it perfect, but to be creative–and to leave some candy for the house.

Candy Cane Light Posts and Dock
Photographer: Becky Luigart-Stayner

Candy Cane Light Posts and Dock

To make candy cane light posts and dock: Pipe ends of miniature candy canes with icing and attach yellow jujubees. For the dock: Pipe or glue pretzel sticks together. Pipe ends with frosting and attach candy lampposts.

  • Dock: pretzel sticks, mini candy canes, yellow Jujubees, royal icing
  • Rocks along water's edge: Candy Store milk chocolate rocks
Note: Display your gingerbread creation in an area with low humidity. Spraying it with a thin coat of clear acrylic helps keep the candy color vibrant, but it will no longer be edible.

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