Spring Cheer Tablescape

DIY White Salt Dough Name Tag

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INGREDIENTS:
·1/2 cup cornstarch.
·1 cupbaking soda.
·3/4 cup water.
·cookie cutters.
·optional: embossed rolling pins and craft paint.
·optional: food coloring (if you want to make colored dough, add the food coloring to the water before you mix it in.)

In a medium to large sized pot combine the cornstarch, baking soda ,and water. Stir over medium heat. After a couple of minutes, the mixture will begin to thicken. When it looks like smooth remove the potfrom the heat. Spoon the ball of dough into a bowl and cover it with a damp cloth or plastic wrap until it’s cool. When it’s cool, knead it on a smooth surface (use my silicone mat for this.) until smooth. Add more cornstarch if it feels too sticky and/or sticks to the surface.

Preheat oven to 175 degrees F. Line baking sheet with parchment paper. Roll out clay to 1/4 inch thick on a silicone mat lightly dusted with cornstarch. Use cookie cutters to cut out desired shapes and place shapes on your cookie sheet. At this point, you may also emboss your ornament with a desired texture or stamp guests names. Transfershapes to the prepared baking sheet. You can use a straw to make a hole at the top of the ornament so you can add ribbon later to hang it. Place them in the oven for about an hour, *turning them over halfway through cooking.*

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INGREDIENTS:
·1/2 cup cornstarch.
·1 cupbaking soda.
·3/4 cup water.
·cookie cutters.
·optional: embossed rolling pins and craft paint.
·optional: food coloring (if you want to make colored dough, add the food coloring to the water before you mix it in.)

In a medium to large sized pot combine the cornstarch, baking soda ,and water. Stir over medium heat. After a couple of minutes, the mixture will begin to thicken. When it looks like smooth remove the potfrom the heat. Spoon the ball of dough into a bowl and cover it with a damp cloth or plastic wrap until it’s cool. When it’s cool, knead it on a smooth surface (use my silicone mat for this.) until smooth. Add more cornstarch if it feels too sticky and/or sticks to the surface.

Preheat oven to 175 degrees F. Line baking sheet with parchment paper. Roll out clay to 1/4 inch thick on a silicone mat lightly dusted with cornstarch. Use cookie cutters to cut out desired shapes and place shapes on your cookie sheet. At this point, you may also emboss your ornament with a desired texture or stamp guests names. Transfershapes to the prepared baking sheet. You can use a straw to make a hole at the top of the ornament so you can add ribbon later to hang it. Place them in the oven for about an hour, *turning them over halfway through cooking.*