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Painted Salt Dough Ornaments

Have you tried making salt dough ornaments? We decorated ours with liquid watercolors, sequins,  and ribbon to make Painted Salt Dough Ornaments. Aren’t they pretty? Be sure to find the salt dough recipe and tips on how to make them below.

Painted Salt Dough Ornaments

I had to make one too. Painted Salt Dough Ornaments

Salt Dough Craft Recipe

  • 1 cup salt
  • 1 cup plain flour
  • Up to 1 cup of water (add gradually)

For tips on making salt dough ornaments, see Imagination Tree’s post.

What worked for us:

  • Roll Painted Salt Dough Ornaments out thick.
  • Dry in the oven on low temp for a couple hours.
  • We painted with liquid watercolors.
  • Use Modge Podge or thinned glue to apply sequins or glitter.
  • Allow several days of drying after painting.



Monday 19th of December 2011

those are cute! we might have to make some for fun :)