Christmas Dog Paw Print Ornament: Easy, Homemade, DIY Salt Dough Puppy Paw Decoration



Making personalized decorations are a great way to celebrate your pup on the Christmas tree. These ornaments are a lovely keepsake to get out every year to remind us of our lovely dogs. They also make a precious gift for friends and family. 
These are a fun activity to do with the whole family. They're easy enough to involve the kids and can be decorated however you wish. 
Let us know if you give these a try, and send a picture with your beautiful doggies #wildbarkers!
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How To Make Our Christmas Dog Paw Print Ornament

  • 1/2 cup salt
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup water
  • String
  • Glitter, colored pens, paints to decorate
1. Add the salt and flour to a bowl and mix.
2. Add the water and mix.
3. Knead into a ball.
4. Place dough in between two pieces of parchment paper.
5. Roll to 1/4-inch thick.
6. Cut the dough into 3 or 4 large circles.
7. Press your dog's paw into the dough.
8. The remaining dough can be cut into other shapes and pressed as you desire. We added our dog’s name to a bone-shaped piece.
9. Use a chopstick or pencil to add a hole to the top of each ornament.
10. Add to a lined baking tray.
11. Bake at 200 degrees F (95 degrees C) for 2 hours, or until hard.
12. Allow to cool completely.
13. Decorate with paint, marker, and glitter.
14. Thread a piece of string through the hole and tie the top in a knot to create an ornament.
15. Add to the tree.


Quick Video On How To Make Our Christmas Dog Paw Print Ornament

Disclaimer: Make sure your dog does not eat the salt dough as this is toxic.


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Disclaimer: Each dog is different, and every circumstance is different. All efforts have been made to provide accurate information. However, it is not provided by a qualified Veterinarian, Veterinarian Surgeon, or Behaviorist. The information provided is purely educational. The information should not be used as an alternative or substitute for medical care. If you have any health or medical concerns, contact a qualified Veterinary Surgeon or Veterinarian immediately.

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