This is for different ideas for decorating your ornaments. For directions on how to make salt dough cookie cutter ornaments click here.
What you will need:
- Salt Dough Ornaments
- Acrylic paint
- Mod podge glossy finish
- Ribbon/ string
- Paint brushes
- Gorilla Glue
- Pony beads
- Different sized gold beads
- Googlie eyes
- Buttons, cotton balls, pom poms or anything else you find laying around
Paint the ornaments as desired and allow the paint to dry.
TIP: Make sure you don’t fill the ribbon hole with paint or the ribbon won’t fit through. If you get paint in it just use a toothpick to remove the excess paint.
We added glitter to the white parts of our candy canes. Lightly brush a thin layer of mod podge on and sprinkle glitter over the wet mod podge. Allow to dry.
Using gorilla glue we glued on googlie eyes and pony beads for the “gum drop” buttons 🙂 I tried out buttons I had first but we liked the pony beads better.
We cut little felt mouths for the gingerbread men, which we gorilla glued on.
We gorilla glued on two different size gold beads on the Christmas trees.
I gorilla glued on pieces of gold string as “tinsel garland” on the trees.
We gorilla glued on gold string as halos for the angels.
Once you have all your ornaments decorated as desired allow the glue to completely dry. Once it has dried paint a thin layer of mod podge over the ornaments to help preserve them and it will give them a nice glossy finish. The mod podge dries clear so don’t worry about it looking cloudy when you put it on.
Once the mod podge has dried string your ornaments and they are ready to be hung on a tree.