simple stamped snowflake gift tags

How to Make Stamped Salt Dough Gift Tags

Simple step-by-step guide to making stamped salt dough gift tags.
Keyword Christmas, Christmas Crafts, Christmas Decorations, Christmas Ornaments, Salt Dough
Prep Time 10 minutes
Oven Drying Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 10 minutes
Servings 12 circular gift tags
Author Cerys Parker



  • 1 cup plain flour
  • 1/2 cup salt
  • 1/4 - 1/2 cup warm water
  • white acrylic paint
  • greaseproof paper
  • ribbon


  • Preheat the oven to 100C
  • In a bowl mix together the salt and flour.
    materials for making white salt dough
  • Add in 1/4 of a cup of warm water and mix. If the dough is not forming then add in a little more water.
  • Whilst in the bowl squeeze in some white acrylic paint and knead thoroughly. We used two large squirts to get the white dough.
    making salt dough white
  • Turn out onto a surface and wash your hands and bowl immediately.
  • With a rolling pin roll out the salt dough to around 1/2cm thick.
  • Now using the pastry cutter cut out some circles with the none-fluted edge.
    white salt dough ornaments
  • Roll out and use the excess to create more gift tags.
  • Once you have all the dough used with the cookie press stamp in your snowflake (or other design) onto each cookie.
  • Wash this immediately after use so that any acrylic residue will not remain.
  • With a straw place a hole in each gift tag.
  • Place onto a baking tray lined with greaseproof paper.
  • Put the tray into the oven for 1 hour.
  • Check that the salt dough gift tags are dry. If they are remove and allow to cool.
  • Thread ribbon to attach to the gifts for Christmas presents.


If you wish to paint the Salt Dough then we recommend using our Classic Salt dough Recipe instead.