Wednesday, December 4, 2013

Corn starch your way through the house

  Other Uses:
Ornaments - mix 1 cup cornstarch, 2 cup baking soda and 1 ½ cup water in a large saucepan. Cover and cook over medium heat until the mixture becomes thick. Remove from heat and cover with a damp cloth. When cooled to the touch knead until smooth. Roll out to ¼-inch thick, cut  and place on a baking sheet in a 250 degree oven for 20-30 minutes.  Paint. 

Water color paints - mix 1 tablespoon white vinegar and 2 tablespoons baking soda in a small bowl. When mixture stops foaming add 1 tablespoon cornstarch and ¼ teaspoon glycerin. Add food coloring to tint.

Clay - mix 1 cup cornstarch, 2 cups baking soda and 1 ¼ cup water. Knead until well mixed. 

face paint - mix 1 cup corn starch with 1/2 cup cold cream and tint with food coloring 

Jewelry beads or trinkets - mix ½ cup cornstarch, ½ cup salt and ¾ cup flour. Slowly add warm water to create clay. Shape as desired and air dry. Paint.  

 Finger paint-  mix ¼ cup cornstarch and 2 cups water in a sauce pan. Boil until the mixture has the consistency of paint. To tint add food coloring.

Old fashioned paste - mix 3 teaspoons cornstarch and 4 teaspoons cold water. Mix well.

Borrowed from facebook link /2013/04/cornstarch-uses-37-unique-uses.html

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