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Let's give Peace a Chance... one ornament at a time.

Last year I started a tradition of making homemade Christmas Tree ornaments for my extended family. This year I decided to make tie-dye inspired peace signs, complete with a piece of hemp chord to hang them with. (2010)

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  • How to make a Christmas decoration. Peace Sign Christmas Tree Ornaments - Step 1
    Step 1

    I started with a basic salt dough mix. Kneading the dough until it was nice and manageable. I rolled the dough into various peace sign shape and designs, kneading as needed.

  • How to make a Christmas decoration. Peace Sign Christmas Tree Ornaments - Step 2
    Step 2

    I rolled dough into rope and discs to create the peace signs in circular and heart shapes.

  • How to make a Christmas decoration. Peace Sign Christmas Tree Ornaments - Step 3
    Step 3

    The pieces were all baked in an oven at 250 degrees F, for lengths of time variable by the thickness and design.

  • How to make a Christmas decoration. Peace Sign Christmas Tree Ornaments - Step 4
    Step 4

    I mixed colors to give a marbling or tie dye effect.

  • How to make a Christmas decoration. Peace Sign Christmas Tree Ornaments - Step 5
    Step 5

    Each peace sign was painted and let to dry.

  • How to make a Christmas decoration. Peace Sign Christmas Tree Ornaments - Step 6
    Step 6

    I tied each with a piece of hemp chord.

  • How to make a Christmas decoration. Peace Sign Christmas Tree Ornaments - Step 7
    Step 7

    Ready to hang!

    (http://craftrebel.blogspot.com/2011/03/peace-sign-ornaments.html)

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