1. Cut pieces of tan and black cardstock to cover the lid of the box.
2. Randomly apply punched gingerbread men with temporary adhesive to tan cardstock.
3. Spray tan cardstock with red ink spray (practice using the spray on scrap paper before spraying on the project).
4. Remove temporarily applied gingerbread men and spray lightly over the tan cardstock once more. Allow to dry.
5. Glue sprayed cardstock to black cardstock, attach eyelets and then tie the layered piece to the box with ribbon.
6. Punch a gingerbread man in cardstock to use the negative part as a stencil.
7. Punch a scalloped circle, attach a small piece of this to the stencil to look like a “bite” out of the gingerbread.
8. Trace inside this stencil with thin tipped marker.
9. Line up the traced gingerbread man and the punch (that is turned upside down for viewing) and punch out gingerbread man. Do the same with the scalloped punch for the “bite”
10. Add a little ink to edges of gingerbread man.
11. Mix a little white glue with white paint. Apply this mixture to the spoon, and sprinkle lightly with glitter.
12. Again, punch a gingerbread man in cardstock to use the negative part as a stencil.
13. Trim the face section from this stencil, lay over the face on the penned and inked gingerbread man.
14. Apply a little of the glue mixture over this stencil, carefully remove, and allow pieces with glue mixture to dry.
15. Attach the penned, inked, “iced” cookie to a black cardstock gingerbread man.
16. Add glitter to gingerbread man.
17. Create a tag with patterned paper, cardstock, ribbon, button, and thread. Add gingerbread man to tag.
18. Attach spoon and tag to the box.