The holidays can certainly be a drain on your wallet. From Black Friday shopping to expensive entertaining, it can be stressful trying to fully enjoy this season without constantly worrying about your bank account.
One simple way to save money and get in the festive mood is to do a Christmas craft. But if another run to the store isn’t in the cards, don’t worry. You may already have at home all the supplies needed for an easy and inexpensive craft.
Salt dough ornaments are an easy Christmas craft that’s fun for all ages. You only need three ingredients – flour, water and, of course, salt. Decorate the ornaments however you like. You can use them to decorate your Christmas tree, attach them to your gifts or pair them with a beautiful Christmas card as a thoughtful gift for family, friends or neighbours.
See below for a quick tutorial by Shutterfly as well as decorating ideas to spark your inspiration.
Easy Salt Dough Ornaments Tutorial:
Ideas for Personalizing Your Salt Dough Ornaments:
There are so many things you can do with salt dough ornaments, so get creative! Use different shaped cookie cutters, paints, glitter, buttons, ribbons, stones and other materials to make your creations truly a one-of-a-kind masterpiece.
For step-by-step instructions, visit How to Make Salt Dough Ornaments with Just 3 Ingredients.
Which ornament decorating idea is your favourite?