DIY - Salt Dough Ornaments

 

Easter Holiday is just around the corner. With well-served meals, family hygge time and fun activities. One of our favourite activities is making Easter decorations like these cute Easter ornaments made from salt dough. I have made this DIY guide for you and your family to enjoy. Just follow the guide below. 

 

 

Things you need to make the salt dough

  • 2 cups of all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup of fine table salt
  • 1 cup of warm water
  • 1 tbsp cooking oil

 

Things you need to decorate your ornaments

 


Step 1 - Mix ingredients 

Mix flour and salt together in a bowl. Slowly add water and cooking oil, a few tablespoons at a time, into flour mixture until dough is smooth and easy to handle.

 

Step 2 - Cut out the ornaments
Roll out the dough with a rolling pin and cut out your chosen motifs. 

 


Step 3 - Add flower pattern

Garnish each ornament with your chosen dried flowers and gently press them into the dough. When your pattern is done gently remove the dried flowers. 
Note: Make a small hole if you want to hang up your ornaments.

 


Step 4 - Bake the ornaments

When your ornaments are done bake them at 120 degrees celsius for 3 hours. 

 

Step 5 - Decorate the ornaments
Make sure your ornaments are completely cooled. Next decorate them with watercolours. 

 

Step 6 - Hang the ornaments on a branch, in your window... (optional)
When you're done decorating them cut a string and hang them wherever you want to spread the joy :)

 

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