How to Make a Salt Dough Christmas Decoration

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How to Make a Salt Dough Christmas Decoration
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Start by combining your ingredients in a large bowl and mix together until dough is formed. Add more flour if it is sticky.

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Remove the bowl from and knead for 5 minutes Add colour at this point. Allow dough to sit for 20 minutes before using.

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On a pice of baking paper make Santa's face by shaping an oval out of the dough

On a pice of baking paper make Santa's face by shaping an oval out of the dough

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Roll a piece of dough long enough to fit around the oval. Attach this with a little water

Roll a piece of dough long enough to fit around the oval. Attach this with a little water

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Mould a hat shape with the red dough and attach to Santa's head.

Mould a hat shape with the red dough and attach to Santa's head.

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Make a pom pom and band for Santa's hat with white dough

Make a pom pom and band for Santa's hat with white dough

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Roll and flatten 2 small pink balls for cheeks and 2 small red balls for a nose and mouth

Roll and flatten 2 small pink balls for cheeks and 2 small red balls for a nose and mouth

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Make a beard by rolling small sausage shaped pieces of Doug between your fingers and layering up. Start along the outside edge and work upwards. Lastly make a curled end moustache!

Make a beard by rolling small sausage shaped pieces of Doug between your fingers and layering up. Start along the outside edge and work upwards. Lastly make a curled end moustache!

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Find yourself a hairpin. Push the hair pin into your hat so the loop is at the top. This will be where you can thread some ribbon through.

Find yourself a hairpin. Push the hair pin into your hat so the loop is at the top. This will be where you can thread some ribbon through.

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Santa is finished! Leave to dry at room temperature for 48 hours or bake in the oven at 50 degrees for 30 mins then 100 degrees for 3-4 hours. Apply a clear varnish over the top.

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Cups Salt 
½ Cups Flour 
1 Tablespoon Oil 
Cups Chilled water  
White acrylic paint 
Red acrylic paint 
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