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tali buchler
Santa Monica, CA
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Spring is almost over here in Israelֽ We have a few more days of fantastic blossom before it all turns to thorns. So here is a perfect craft for spring. There are many different ways of preserving wildflowers, one would... Continue reading
Posted Apr 14, 2017 at Growing Up Creative
My friend’s husband (Inbal), owns a gourmet bakery, so her house is always full with delicious gourmet ingredients that she and her kids experiments with. I, have an embroidery kit “factory” in my house, therefore it is inevitable that I... Continue reading
Posted Sep 26, 2016 at Growing Up Creative
Gift wrapping is a GREAT opportunity to practice creativity. This is how: Use any paper to wrap your gift, such as - craft paper, newsprint, colored paper and even some of your kids drawings. Instead of clear tape and trying... Continue reading
Posted Jul 13, 2016 at Growing Up Creative
I hope that just like me, you also have childhood memories of putting some sheets and blankets together, and making a tent in the middle of the living room. I remember it took a while, figuring out how to attach... Continue reading
Posted May 8, 2016 at Growing Up Creative
I used to make a ton of those when I was a child, not knowing what I should actually do with them when i’m done….I always meant to either frame them or turn them into a decorative pillow - which... Continue reading
Posted Mar 31, 2016 at Growing Up Creative
Oris' (9) fox 'Fullfolja' from the paper section at Ikea A couple of weeks ago I stopped by at Ikea on my way home (no special reason). I bought nothing I really needed, as well a pocket size sketchbook with... Continue reading
Posted Jan 25, 2016 at Growing Up Creative
Way back in the days of Matzo ball soup - the blog (now it is combined with guc) I have created a creativity book dedicated for Tu BiShvat, the Israeli “new year of the trees”. One of the pages in... Continue reading
Posted Feb 13, 2015 at Growing Up Creative
Happy holidays to everyone, hope you are celebrating among friends and family wherever you are. I wanted to let you know that my campaign for Muki on Indiegogo is about to end. T​here is still a chance to make it... Continue reading
Posted Dec 25, 2014 at Growing Up Creative
I like simple. It usually works so much better than complex. Especially when working with kids. last week I organized a Chanukah family activity in our local community center. For a few years now I have been planning on doing... Continue reading
Posted Dec 22, 2014 at Growing Up Creative
Finally, the cardboard blocks tutorial many of you have been asking for. You can download it free via play-scapes (one of my favorite blogs). Here is the link let me know if you have any questions. go play tali Continue reading
Posted Dec 8, 2014 at Growing Up Creative
I logged into typepad (my blogging platform) the other day ready to start a new post for a change, when I noticed their slogan right on their login home page. This is what it said: ”typepad - share your passions... Continue reading
Posted Nov 26, 2014 at Growing Up Creative
Marina Muki and Me I have amazing friends and family. Every time I get to work on a project it seems like I take them all along with me. My work is a big part of me and so are... Continue reading
Posted Nov 17, 2014 at Growing Up Creative
I have been working with cardboard for a while, trying to stretch the limits of the material. I've made furniture, suitcases, hats, shoes, toys and more is yet to come….I work with double flute cardboard that can be easily found... Continue reading
Posted Nov 10, 2014 at Growing Up Creative
I want to tell you something that I haven't told you yet. For some time now (not sure how long ago, 3 kids slow things down a bit), I have been working on Muki - my cardboard flat pack dog.... Continue reading
Posted Nov 1, 2014 at Growing Up Creative
Frank Gehry, demonstrating cardboard strength via vitra Cardboard furniture has been around for a while, ever since the early 70’s. Frank Gehry’s “the wiggle chair” designed in 1968, was one of the first cardboard furniture manufactured. It is actually still... Continue reading
Posted Oct 13, 2014 at Growing Up Creative
I have recently began teaching art to 6th-8th graders. I must say, it’s quite challenging. Keeping them interested and focused is hard!!! Yesterday I had a great lesson with the 8th graders that I wanted to share with you. My... Continue reading
Posted Oct 2, 2014 at Growing Up Creative
I recently paid a visit to a local art supply store, the kind of shopping I like. After spending 2 hours at the store I left with my best new find - a graphite aquarelle* (3 for a matter of... Continue reading
Posted Sep 29, 2014 at Growing Up Creative
Every summer the library in Nahariya holds a special program for school children to promote reading. Every child participating in the program commits to reading 20 minutes each day, and together they have a shared goal of accumulating 150,000 minutes... Continue reading
Posted Aug 15, 2014 at Growing Up Creative
In the process of making the 'Beads' art installaiton we were making lots of balls made of used plastic bags that we strung together into necklaces. The technique is very simple, stuffing used plastic bags into one another, creating a... Continue reading
Posted Aug 25, 2013 at Growing Up Creative
I am currently working on a community art installation in a local shopping mall together with Noa Mer, with whom I collaborated on The Tent art installation, making this our second project together. The entire installation is made of used... Continue reading
Posted Aug 15, 2013 at Growing Up Creative
Our dining table is located at the center of the house,and everything happens there - food, art projects, sewing, etc. Behind the table there is a wall, that Zoe and I decided to paint with chalkboard paint. It all happened... Continue reading
Posted Aug 3, 2013 at Growing Up Creative
One of the things I have been occupied with lately was to establish a community of artists and designers in our local community center. Very experimental if I may say so. We started by picking a theme every period of... Continue reading
Posted Jun 10, 2013 at Growing Up Creative
hi Lynda, thankx for your comment, what a great place you have. loved the unicorns....
Toggle Commented Feb 9, 2013 on Cardboard heaven at Growing Up Creative
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Friday morning >> I pulled out a piece of paper that I tore from my drawing pad last week during figure drawing session. On that piece of paper I have a grocery list, my to-do list for the following week,... Continue reading
Posted Feb 8, 2013 at Growing Up Creative