2 ingredient cornflour Christmas decorations

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How to make cornflour Christmas decorations with just 2 ingredient cornflour clay. Beautiful Christmas tree decorations in minutes

Have you every tried cornflour clay? One of the best things about it is that is stays a bright white, even when it dries. Other doughs, such as salt dough, always have a yellowish tinge.
 
It also needs only 2 ingredients and doesn’t require any baking either! You just leave it overnight to dry. The result? Beautiful and delicate white cornflour Christmas decorations.

Summary:

Time: 15 minutes
Age: Little kids to Tweens
Difficulty: Easy peasy

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How to make cornflour Christmas decorations with just 2 ingredient cornflour clay. Beautiful Christmas tree decorations in minutes
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You will need:

  • 2 cups of cornflour
  • 1 cup of PVA glue

Equipment:

  • Board and rolling pin
  • Cookie cutters
  • Wooden kebab skewer
  • Gold paint and glitter (optional)
  • Lace fabric (optional)

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How to make cornflour Christmas decorations with just 2 ingredient cornflour clay. Beautiful Christmas tree decorations in minutes
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Step 1: Mix the ingredients together

In a bowl pour 2 cups of cornflour and 1 cup of PVA glue. Mix them together well.

The mixture will soon form a ball of dough, which has the consistency of ready roll icing.

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How to make cornflour Christmas decorations with just 2 ingredient cornflour clay. Beautiful Christmas tree decorations in minutes
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Step 2: Roll your clay into a ball

Roll your cornflour clay into a ball. If it’s too sticky, add a little more cornflour.

If it’s too crumbly, add a little more glue.

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How to make cornflour Christmas decorations with just 2 ingredient cornflour clay. Beautiful Christmas tree decorations in minutes
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Step 3: Roll out your clay

Roll out the clay with a rolling pin. Cut shapes out of it with a cookie cutter.

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How to make cornflour Christmas decorations with just 2 ingredient cornflour clay. Beautiful Christmas tree decorations in minutes
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Step 4: Make a good impression

Before you cut out your shape, try pressing textured lace into the clay by rolling over it with the rolling pin. It leaves such a beautiful pattern imprint on the surface.

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How to make cornflour Christmas decorations with just 2 ingredient cornflour clay. Beautiful Christmas tree decorations in minutes
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Step 5: Lace loveliness

Here’s what a round decoration looks like with the lace pattern pressed into the clay.

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How to make cornflour Christmas decorations with just 2 ingredient cornflour clay. Beautiful Christmas tree decorations in minutes
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Step 6: Make a hole

Before the clay dries, make a small hole at the top of your decoration by pushing a skewer through the clay.

This will be where you can thread string or ribbon to hang your decorations from the tree.

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How to make cornflour Christmas decorations with just 2 ingredient cornflour clay. Beautiful Christmas tree decorations in minutes
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Step 7: Make pretty patterns

If you haven’t used the lace imprint, you can add patterns to your decorations by poking into the clay with a fork.

We made a line of tiny dots all the way round this star shape.

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How to make cornflour Christmas decorations with just 2 ingredient cornflour clay. Beautiful Christmas tree decorations in minutes
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Step 8: Let them dry

The cornflour clay dries in a few hours. It’s best to leave your decorations overnight to dry out completely.

They actually look beautiful just left plain white. Or you can decorate them using some of these ideas.

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How to make cornflour Christmas decorations with just 2 ingredient cornflour clay. Beautiful Christmas tree decorations in minutes
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Step 9: Sparkle and shine

If you want, you can brush glue onto your decoration. Then shake on some silver or gold glitter.

This means your decoration will sparkle when it catches the lights on the Christmas tree.

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How to make cornflour Christmas decorations with just 2 ingredient cornflour clay. Beautiful Christmas tree decorations in minutes
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Step 10: A touch of gold?

If you prefer you could paint your decorations instead.

We painted the edges with a gold paint, which looks really pretty against the white. Choose whichever colours you like best.

However you decorate them these cornflour Christmas decorations will look stunning on your tree

How to make cornflour Christmas decorations with just 2 ingredient cornflour clay. Beautiful Christmas tree decorations in minutes