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Cheap Christmas Ornaments

Make Cheap Christmas Ornaments Using Salt Dough!

Cheap Christmas Ornaments

If you can bake, then this idea is for you! Head straight to the kitchen for some holiday fun, 'cuz we're going to make a "batch" of cheap Christmas ornaments!

Ready to get started? Let's take a look at what you'll need:


  • Salt dough (made out of salt, flour, and water). Click here to view our recipe
  • Rolling pin, wax paper, and cookie sheet
  • Toothpick
  • Plastic knife
  • Acrylic paint - red and green(to make this light green, mix blue, yellow, and white)
  • Glitter (we used red)
  • Sequins
  • Glue
  • Oven


    1. Make the salt dough, and roll out with the rolling pin until you have your desired thickness.

    Cheap Christmas Ornaments

    2. Cut out the shape of a Christmas tree. You can do this freehand, or use a cookie cutter. Poke a hole at the top with the toothpick.

    Cheap Christmas Ornaments

    3. Place on the cookie sheet, and bake at 350 degrees F for about 45 minutes, or until hard. Cool on a baking rack.

    4. Paint green. Let dry. Paint red garlands on the tree. Let dry.

    Cheap Christmas Ornaments

    5. Spread glue on the ornament and sprinkle with glitter.

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    6. Glue some sequins on your ornament for some holiday pazazz.

    Cheap Christmas Ornaments

    7. Pull embroidery thread through the hole at the top of your ornament and tie into a loop.

    Cheap Christmas Ornaments

    That's it! All you have to do now is hang your new ornament on your Christmas tree! Merry Christmas!

    Cheap Christmas Ornaments

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