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Countdown to Christmas Day 6: Creating Memories!

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Create keepsakes and memories for years to come by making salt dough ornaments. It's a fun way to have your family make unique ornaments that you can put on your tree year after year.

The possibilities for salt dough ornaments are endless. You can use cookie cutters or trace your child's hand to make hand print ornaments. You can find the recipe for salt dough ornaments here, as well as, directions how to make family faces ornaments!


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Have your kids ever made salt dough ornaments? Do you give handmade gifts to family and friends for the holidays?


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by on Dec. 10, 2012 at 12:01 AM
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mrswillie
by Silver Member on Dec. 14, 2012 at 6:45 AM

One year, when I didn't have Christmas ornaments or money,we made homemade ornaments. We had a great time!

Meltopia529
by on Dec. 14, 2012 at 10:36 AM
We just made them last night!
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Thelmama
by on Dec. 19, 2012 at 12:34 PM

We haven't yet this year..but I am going to do this hopefully Friday during the day and make some ornaments for their grandparents.  I just gotta see if I have enough stuff.

sunshinepraying
by Bronze Member on Dec. 19, 2012 at 3:59 PM

We've made our own before. Yes, we give handmade gifts

Angelanscalf89
by on Dec. 19, 2012 at 9:32 PM
We did this this year for the first time its what dd gave her teacher and the kids are giving family members
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devsmom98
by on Dec. 19, 2012 at 11:26 PM
I do handmade ornaments every year..we did salt dough ornaments one year when he was 7 (he's 14 now) he made a train and a bear that year..
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LifeCafe42
by on Dec. 20, 2012 at 9:13 AM
I found a cool recipe for cornstarch ornaments really easy and seemed sturdier
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tyleroy
by on Dec. 20, 2012 at 7:06 PM

Yep, we've made them! I've made quilts in the past for family.

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