Cinnamon Bird Ornament. Don't Forget To Like And Save :) by Stephanie Cristerna - Musely
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Cinnamon Bird Ornament. Don't Forget To Like And Save :)

posted in DIY & Crafts
12/06/2013
  • Great ornaments for your tree that will leave your room smelling like cinnamon!
    Great ornaments for your tree that will leave your room smelling like cinnamon!
  • Mix together 1 cup ground cinnamon and 1/4 cup applesauce using a rubber spatula
    Mix together 1 cup ground cinnamon and 1/4 cup applesauce using a rubber spatula
  • Stir in 1/2 cup craft glue. Stir the dough until consistency is smooth and dry. Let stand 1 hour.
    Stir in 1/2 cup craft glue. Stir the dough until consistency is smooth and dry. Let stand 1 hour.
  • Turn out one-quarter of dough onto a cool, flat surface; flatten with your hands.
    Turn out one-quarter of dough onto a cool, flat surface; flatten with your hands.
  • Flatten with a rolling pin to 1/4 inch thick. If dough becomes too dry, spritz with water. If it sticks to rolling pin or work surface, sprinkle with additional cinnamon.
    Flatten with a rolling pin to 1/4 inch thick. If dough becomes too dry, spritz with water. If it sticks to rolling pin or work surface, sprinkle with additional cinnamon.
  • Photocopy bird templates onto card stock; cut them out, punching holes where indicated. Lay a template over dough; cut out shape with a utility knife (or use bird-shaped cookie cutters).
    Photocopy bird templates onto card stock; cut them out, punching holes where indicated. Lay a template over dough; cut out shape with a utility knife (or use bird-shaped cookie cutters).
  • Poke a hole in dough to hang. Air-dry ornaments on a wire rack lined with paper towels for 24 hours, turning them over every 6 hours or so to keep them flat. Alternatively, preheat oven to 200 degrees. Transfer ornaments to a baking sheet; bake, flipping once, until dry, about 2 hours.
    Poke a hole in dough to hang. Air-dry ornaments on a wire rack lined with paper towels for 24 hours, turning them over every 6 hours or so to keep them flat. Alternatively, preheat oven to 200 degrees. Transfer ornaments to a baking sheet; bake, flipping once, until dry, about 2 hours.
  • Using a bottle with an applicator tip, spread craft glue over the area you wish to decorate.
    Using a bottle with an applicator tip, spread craft glue over the area you wish to decorate.
  • While glue is still wet, sprinkle with glitter or beads, holding ornament over a bowl as you work; tap off excess.
    While glue is still wet, sprinkle with glitter or beads, holding ornament over a bowl as you work; tap off excess.
  • Wait for the first area to dry completely (at least 30 minutes) before repeating steps 7 and 8 on another section. Once dry, they are ready to hang.
    Wait for the first area to dry completely (at least 30 minutes) before repeating steps 7 and 8 on another section. Once dry, they are ready to hang.
  • Enjoy. Please don't forget to like and save :)

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