The holidays are a lovely time for creativity and DIY crafting. Today I wanted to focus on the art of gift wrapping, something I'm quite passionate about (I'm serious)! Nothing brings me joy like seeing the look on other's faces when they receive a beautifully wrapped gift. I wanted something simple and rustic this year so I went with brown paper and a gold ribbon. I was going to buy gift tags but I remembered making salt dough ornaments in school that could work for what I had in mind. Here's a simple recipe from things readily available in your pantry. Happy wrapping!
SALT DOUGH RECIPE
1 cup flour
1/2 cup salt
1/3 cup water
1 tbsp cinnamon (optional)
Mix together flour and salt (and cinnamon for a yummy smell and color, if desired). Stir in water until dough forms. Knead on a floured surface until dough is firm and workable. Roll out dough using tolling pin until dough is the desired thickness, about 1/4 inch or less. Use any shape cookie cutter and remember to make a hole. Allow to air dry (at least 24 hours) or in a warm oven.
Best of luck wrapping those gifts!