Thursday, October 21, 2010

Dough Pumpkins

Today I show you how to create nice small gifts or home decoration for Halloween - Dough Pumpkins.
Materials:
1) Solt
2) Flour
3) Oil
4) Vanilla
5) food colouring (orange and green)
6) Water
7) toothpicks
Step by step instruction in pictures:
Step 1. Mix cup of flour, half a cup of salt, vanilla and 1tbs oil
Step 2. Divide the dough by two equal parts and put in in two different bowls
Step 3. Add a little bit food colouring in each bowl.
Step 4. Add water in each bowl. Dough up. 
Step 5. Your salt dough is ready so you can start creating your pumpkins. 
Step 6. Roll up couple orange balls. Diameter - 1-2 inches.
Step 7. Flat them a little bit by pressing them by your finger on top.
Step 8. Using toothpick create strips. 
Step 9. Roll out the green dough
Step 10. Cut out leaves and using toothpick create leaves fibers.
Step 11. Put leaves on the top of pumpkin. 
Step 12. Bake in 350 degree F oven until pumpkins became hard. 
You can eat them but they are really hard and not tasty:-) Using this technique you can create other Halloween and not only Halloween gifts and decoration.