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baking material for primitive look

Posted by jeepbttrfly zone 5/6 PA (brebre929@suscom.net) on
Fri, Nov 21, 03 at 9:00

Hello all!
I have been searching and searching for a way to make some of these primitive creations that are out there. And I have noticed that a lot of crafters are "baking" them with cinnamon rubs in the oven. I can't find these recipes anywhere. Is there any readers out there that has a good recipe I can follow? All I think about is placing a cloth star in the oven under the broiler and having it come out looking like burnt garlic bread. :o)
Thanks so much!
Lonna


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RE: baking material for primitive look

possibly good old fashioned white bread- I've seen women making little roses out of wonderbread mushed into dough, then painted with white glue...

could be salt-dough, which is what we used to use in kindergarten...1 part salt to 3 parts flour, warm water a little at a time to activate the gluten in the wheat...

those are my two ideas.


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RE: baking material for primitive look

Are you talking about the cinnamon ornaments? If so, 1 cup of applesauce and 1 cup of cinnamon mixed well together, then kneaded and rolled and cut with cookie cutters. Bake at 150 - 200 degrees, for an hour, I think. Oh, punch holes with a toothpick so you can hang with a ribbon. They're cute, and smell great. Hope this helps. Cindy


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RE: baking material for primitive look

I have seen several differnt methods...ask over at PrimMart Forums...it is all about Primative Crafts...

I know tea or coffe stained, then rubbed cinnamon in then baked at a low temp....

Here is a link that might be useful: Prim Mart Forums


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