Salt dough ornaments have become a traditional Christmas decor idea, they are easy to make even for those who aren’t keen crafters with much skill, besides your kids may join and have a lot of fun while making them. We’ve prepared a whole bunch of tutorials for your and your children to enjoy crafting and have much fun, accessorize your gifts or decorate your Christmas tree and voila!
The first tutorial for today is eco-friendly salt dough Christmas ornaments. Actually, they are all more or less eco-friendly but these ones especially. They smell amazing, beautiful, colorful, they are almost a zero waste craft and they are totally compostable. The cool thing is that these ornaments are decorated with natural elements, it’s so refreshing!
I love how easy and versatile salt dough ornaments are to make for the holiday season. It’s the perfect way to capture your kids’ fingerprints for years to come. For this salt dough fingerprint ornament, your child’s fingerprints will turn plain salt dough ornaments into a special memory for your Christmas tree!
Salt dough ornaments are the perfect Christmas craft and activity to do with your kids. All of these salt dough ornaments make perfect gifts for kids to help make too! Make them to give to grandparents or simply make as an activity and hang them on your tree. The author of this tutorial offers to make some adorable Christmassy glitter salt dough ornaments and will walk you through this easy salt dough ornament recipe and answer any questions you may have on how to make salt dough!
These little gold and white star salt dough ornaments are amazing! It is a real, simple, tested and do-able project that can be done this holiday season. They are so simple that it could also be a fun project with kids. I remember making these cuties in grade school! It is always fun and magical to do things that remind you of your younger days, isn’t it? Head over to the source to make them!
Don’t forget your pets this holiday season! These DIY salt dough ornaments are so easy to customize to look exactly like your pets. Have some fun experimenting with adding color to salt dough, and are really happy with the results! Marble in a few bright colors for fun, but you could definitely swap in browns, black, and greys to match your pets’ coloring. Enjoy!
These salt dough ornaments are so easy to create and would make the perfect Christmas gift to give out to teachers and co-workers. Kids can make these salt dough decorations themselves and they will turn out beautifully every time. Add jingle bell cuties to make your ornaments more Christmassy; you may use these pieces as gift tags, too. Switch it up to personalize it or make it just like the tutorial!
What’s so great about salt dough ornaments? You probably have all the ingredients in your kitchen right now to whip up a batch. All you really need is flour, salt and water! In this recipe, the author added a couple of ‘bells and whistles’ to the recipe to make a smoother dough but the oil and glycerin are optional. These ornaments last for years. They are fun, easy, and inexpensive to make. You can even add scent, colors, glitter, paint, and beads if you like.
Salt dough ornaments can easily double as gift tags, which is a great idea. Plus if you have kids you can create these Christmas salt dough gift ornaments, hang them on your Christmas tree this year, then use them as gift tags for your family at Christmas, and then they can hung up next year on their Christmas tree!
Have fun with these non-typical salt dough ornaments! They look like cool 3D rings, they aren’t flat in any kind, which is extremely cool! Some with alphabet pasta lettering, others with random kitchen ingredients, some with twine, some with nothing but a loop to hang them by. Read the tutorial to make different options of these cuties and enjoy!
Gingerbread is traditional for Christmas, and mixing up gingerbread and salt dough is a gorgeous idea! Create a gingerbread scented variation of usual salt dough ornaments for your spaces and Christmas decor or to use them as gift toppers. When the ornaments are baked and cooled, you can decorate the ornaments with puff paints, just like you would decorate a real cookie with royal icing. So cool!
This is an unusual Christmas salt dough ornament idea! Why unusual? They are graphic! This is an adorable and affordable DIY project, you can make these ornaments in a snap with salt, water, and flour, and cut some vinyl in a pretty color, and you’ve got some gorgeous one-of-a-kind ornaments!
I love this idea of personalize salt dough ornaments – they contain family pics! This is a cool idea as they contain memories making your Christmas tree more special and each year you may look at them comparing how you all change. So amazing!