Rollin’ in the salt dough

The boys and I went on a salt dough spree this past week. We decided to go with a nature-inspired theme for all of our creations.

For the salt dough, all you need to do is mix 1 cup flour with 1/2 cup salt and 1/2 water. It helps to have 2 sets of eager little hands ready to help you.

Measure it out


Mix it up


Knead the dough a few times


Now use your imagination! We made ornaments using some of my jewelry as stamps. Then we baked the dough at 200 degrees for several hours.



Then the boys made something for Daddy….

I can show this because the Hubby doesn’t normally read the blog….

Hubby, if you’re reading, turn back now or else Christmas will be ruined for us all…



The boys made a plaque that I put into a 12×12 frame and then I surrounded it with moss. I really like the way it turned out! It’s amazing what you can do with a little dough.

5 thoughts on “Rollin’ in the salt dough

  1. Rose

    wow.. the last pic looks amazing. I am planning to do something like this. How did you manage to get the hands clear and the rest of the salt dough coloured?

    Also can you tell me how you fixed it to the frame? Do we need any special glue to fix it?


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