How to Make Salt Dough Christmas Ornaments

A fun and easy project that the children can participate in for the holidays.

173 Views 17 Likes
How to Make Salt Dough Christmas Ornaments
23 Steps
Supplies
Embed
1
All you need is 1 cup flour, 1/2 cup salt, 1/2 cup water.... this makes approx 12 cookies depending on the size of cutter.

All you need is 1 cup flour, 1/2 cup salt, 1/2 cup water.... this makes approx 12 cookies depending on the size of cutter.

2
Mix with your hands well.

Mix with your hands well.

Recommended For You
3
Dough should look like this, flour your counter space and roll out to about 1/8" thick.

Dough should look like this, flour your counter space and roll out to about 1/8" thick.

4
Get out your cookie cutters and let's have some fun. Once cut, place on ungreased cookie sheet.

Get out your cookie cutters and let's have some fun. Once cut, place on ungreased cookie sheet.

5
Before backing, using a skewer, straw or chop stick, place a hole at the top of ornament to run twine through. Make sure not go put the hole too close to the edge of cookie.

Before backing, using a skewer, straw or chop stick, place a hole at the top of ornament to run twine through. Make sure not go put the hole too close to the edge of cookie.

6
All ready to bake. Place in 250 degree oven for 4 hours or the lowest setting your oven will go.

All ready to bake. Place in 250 degree oven for 4 hours or the lowest setting your oven will go.

7
To prep your cookies, give your cookies a coat of white acrylic paint or gesso.

To prep your cookies, give your cookies a coat of white acrylic paint or gesso.

8
You can use any of the following to achieve the look I got, I used all of these and more. AA's Mud provides a thick frosting look which is really neat also.

You can use any of the following to achieve the look I got, I used all of these and more. AA's Mud provides a thick frosting look which is really neat also.

9
Taking your Minx Shimmering Inks, place drops in your medium. I

Taking your Minx Shimmering Inks, place drops in your medium. I

10
Now let's bring out our glitters, I have all kinds, from chunky, tinsel, fine. They all work great.

Now let's bring out our glitters, I have all kinds, from chunky, tinsel, fine. They all work great.

11
You will paint on your Minx colored medium and then immediately apply your glitters. Allow to dry.

You will paint on your Minx colored medium and then immediately apply your glitters. Allow to dry.

12
This is Minx-Enchanting added to Cotton Candy Dimension Velvet paint for a fun frosting look.

This is Minx-Enchanting added to Cotton Candy Dimension Velvet paint for a fun frosting look.

13
Sprinkled with tinsel glitter really makes it pop.

Sprinkled with tinsel glitter really makes it pop.

14
Add seed beads to look like candy sprinkles.

Add seed beads to look like candy sprinkles.

15
Here are some that are sitting waiting to dry.

Here are some that are sitting waiting to dry.

16
Now lets add a bit more fun to our cookies. I used Snow-Tex to give a snow effect to my trees.

Now lets add a bit more fun to our cookies. I used Snow-Tex to give a snow effect to my trees.

17
I used a tiny brush and Sorbet-Black Leather for details on my little bears.

I used a tiny brush and Sorbet-Black Leather for details on my little bears.

18
To make the pearl effect I gobbed on Velvet - Cotton and allowed to dry in peaks.

To make the pearl effect I gobbed on Velvet - Cotton and allowed to dry in peaks.

19
And there you go, the children can get wild with these cookies, super easy and inexpensive.

And there you go, the children can get wild with these cookies, super easy and inexpensive.

20
It's time to start decorating those trees, so stop by our store @ https://www.artanthology.net/ and get yourself some Art Anthology paints. They're thick  and luscious.

It's time to start decorating those trees, so stop by our store @ www.artanthology.net/ and get yourself some Art Anthology paints. They're thick and luscious.

21
The Snow-Tex gives that fun snowy look to your cookies.

The Snow-Tex gives that fun snowy look to your cookies.

22
Warm wishes for a wonderful Christmas season.  Be sure to drop by our blog for more inspiration and ideas using Art Anthology products. http://artanthologyinc.com/blog/

Warm wishes for a wonderful Christmas season. Be sure to drop by our blog for more inspiration and ideas using Art Anthology products. artanthologyinc.com/blog/

23
keyboard shortcuts:     previous step     next step
Comments
0 COMMENTS
View More Comments