Handmade Handprint KeepSake Ornaments
The boys made these for their grandparents.
Follow salt dough recipe click here.
Gold acrylic paint
Roll out the dough on wax paper
Print your child’s hand or foot.
Cut around the print.
Using a toothpick make a hole for the thread and engrave the name of the child.
Place the waxpaper with the print on the baking tray.
Bake at 250F or 121c for 4-6 hours until dough hardens to stone.
You can also air dry but it takes many many many days depending on the thickness of the object.
Once hardened and cooled .Paint them with gold.Allow to dry overnight.
Apply 2 coats of varnish to preserve your ornaments. Alternatively you can use nail polish to coat your ornaments.
Allow to air dry in well ventilated room.
Your beautiful handprint hangings are ready.