Homemade Christmas Ornaments ( Salt, Flour and water)

 Its that Time of the year for us to make our Dough Ornaments , We have been making these for about 5 years .( I will try ad find pictures from previous years)
It’s a great way to change up your look year to year and a great way to get the kiddo’s involved  but the biggest bonus is it  saves alot of money :)

It’s super Easy to do 

How to make salt dough ornaments 
you will need

  • 4 cups of flour
  • 1  1/2  Cups warm water 
  • 1 cup salt 
  • rolling pin
  • cookie cutters
  • cookie sheets
  • Wire Hangers ( Found mine at the dollar store )

I like to dissolve the salt in the warm water for just a min , then add the flour and knead for about 15 mins ( it helps to get hands a little damp if it needed) 

Rub some flour on the surface you plan to roll it out on to help it from sticking .

roll it out about 1/4″  

Cut out the shapes you want , you can also use a knife to cut shapes if you don’t have cutters ( the owl and small start are from the boys play dough stash

Make sure to Poke a hole in where you want the hanger to go ( I use a ink pen

I got about 35 out of this batch 
Pre-Heat Oven to 250 and cook for about 30 mins 
I let them sit for about 3 hours to cool before painting 
( You can also let them air dry but this can take upto 3 days )

Now for the FUN! part Create!

Hmmm…… I actually took his paint and rubbed it all over his face! ( oh my Correction! I meant HE not I, I would NOT do that lol )

it’s so much fun! I just love it 
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  1. I have spent the last 2 hours looking over different recipes for making ornaments and have finally stumbled onto yours. Out of all the recipes I’ve looked at this seems to be the one that will fit my needs to best. I’m hoping they turn out great. If they do I’ll for sure be writing about it on my blog and will make sure to give you plenty of credit and link to you blog. Thank you so much!

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