Hello everybody, how did your weekend go? Mine was sort of mixed. Little fun, lot of work, little unwell, some travel...now I am waiting to hit the bed and have a good night sleep, but not before making this post.
But first, thank you all for stopping by and leaving your sweet comments here. Also, a warm welcome to all my new friends. I am very pleased to have you all here.
Most of you must have started your Christmas preparations by now. I came across a fun project in the internet to make some interesting tree decorations and would like to share it with you.
I would say this is one of the most inexpensive form of crafts since you are only going to use things that are available in your kitchen.
Yes... all you need is flour, salt and little water. And, some paint and sequins to decorate your ornaments.
Take a cup of flour and add half a cup of salt to it. Mix well and add enough water to make a pliable dough. Shape them into desired shapes. If you have a cookie cutter it makes your work easy. I don't have these shapes, so I had to draw them out on flattened dough and cut using a knife.
Note, this is NOT edible. Your children might be tempted to take a bite.
Once you have shaped them bake in an oven at a low temperature for a long time. I baked at less than 100 degree C for about 1 hour. Don't let them brown. You can even dry them in the sun, but that would take ages and I don't think anyone would have so much patience.
You know they are done when they sound hollow when you tap them. When they are ready you can paint them and decorate as you wish.
Oh, don't forget to make those holes while shaping your dough if you are planning to hang them.
Aren't they cute?
Be careful while handing them. Make them a little thick because if they are too thin they tend to break easily.
Go ahead and have fun making these ornaments!