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Sara Rivka
Eretz Yisrael
A creative jewish mom blogs about all the craft projects she's been up to.
Interests: Building a wonderful home environment for my family.Using my talents to give joy to others. Sharing and teaching my love for everything visual.
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Welcome to Craft Schooling Sunday, thanks so much for joining me here! With summer in full swing, now is the time to get crafting. Okay, maybe not for all of us, as here at CJM headquarters I am neck deep... Continue reading
Posted 11 hours ago at creative jewish mom
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This past week I discovered while substitute teaching for a candle making workshop that doodling on candle jars can be a wonderful way to turn candlemaking into something truly wonderful and unique. While I was thinking about doodling a cityscape... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at creative jewish mom
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Remember making candles at summer camp? I sure do, especially the ones we made at the beach in milk cartons! Candle making can be on the messy side, but is a perfect craft to do especially when you have a... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at creative jewish mom
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Welcome to Craft Schooling Sunday, thanks so much for joining me here! It is now summer folks, which means time to start realizing those creative dreams......painting, journaling, crocheting, mosaic, gardening, the works! Summer is the time to inject that carefree... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at creative jewish mom
You are so welcome! Doodles are great to have on hand to make gift tags, wrap around a can and make a pencil holder and more. Hope to share crafts using the doodles next week, stay tuned!
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I just love this summer travel themed doodle that my daughter added to her drawing journal a few weeks ago! And it is a very nice addition to my little summer doodllng series, says one proud Mama. My daughter has... Continue reading
Posted Jun 14, 2018 at creative jewish mom
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I'm not exactly sure when my daughter started making micro doodles, but as you can see she has become quite accomplished at the art of very tiny doodling! Originally she started making patterns like this using post-it notes, and now... Continue reading
Posted Jun 14, 2018 at creative jewish mom
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Ah, yes at long last a post showing that we are actually involved in creativity around here at CJM! What can I tell you, life is busting at the seams and have been working hard on so many projects other... Continue reading
Posted Jun 14, 2018 at creative jewish mom
Thanks Claire, now I want to go and see them all, just have to do it with my art loving daughter, not the husband who doesnt like to walk!
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Nice to know, thanks, yes we were in the Ukraine for Passover and loved it!
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On our visit to Kiev and the Motherland Monument we also strolled through the World War 2 Museum plaza and really enjoyed looking at the HUGE relief sculptures depicting the war. Wow. One of the things that really stood out... Continue reading
Posted Jun 9, 2018 at creative jewish mom
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Welcome to Craft Schooling Sunday, and thanks so much for joining me here! As you may have noticed, the only creativity appearing on my blog these last few weeks (not including photography) has been from all the wonderful contributors to... Continue reading
Posted Jun 9, 2018 at creative jewish mom
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On our Passover trip to the Ukraine I had neither time to do research before hand, nor internet access once on the trip, so the whole experience was very much a surprise, and things are still unfolding as I start... Continue reading
Posted Jun 8, 2018 at creative jewish mom
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During our short stay in Kiev, or Kyiv, Ukraine, one of my favorite locations was the site of the Motherland Monument, which is part of the World War 2 Museum, and overlooks the Dnieper River. The monument is stunning, and... Continue reading
Posted Jun 8, 2018 at creative jewish mom
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Welcome to craft schooling Sunday, and thanks so much for joining me here! Let the summer crafting begin, whether it is on the road, at the beach, on the shore, or even in the comfort of your own home! And... Continue reading
Posted Jun 2, 2018 at creative jewish mom
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I am still sharing with you photos from our Passover trip to the Ukraine, which is fortunate as I've been so busy with graphic design work that I have not had even a moment to craft, though I am dreaming... Continue reading
Posted Jun 1, 2018 at creative jewish mom
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On our trip to the Ukraine this past Passover, we were based in Uman, and one of the things I wish I had been able to do more thoroughly was really truly spend time exploring the entire market, which is... Continue reading
Posted May 31, 2018 at creative jewish mom
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If you find yourself in Odessa, with kids in tow, or maybe those who prefer amusement parks to museums, why not pop on over to the little amusement park and take a rid on the ferris wheel? I of course... Continue reading
Posted May 30, 2018 at creative jewish mom
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Welcome to Craft Schooling Sunday, thanks so much for joining me here! Summer is here, with hot days and breezy nights in our mountaintop city, and that means it is time to start thinking about summer vacation, yippee! This year... Continue reading
Posted May 26, 2018 at creative jewish mom
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If you are making cupcakes, why not make some DIY cupcake sleeves to honor your special occasion or that special someone? Cupcake sleeves basically cover the cupcake paper and make them look really fantastic, even if your icing isn't all... Continue reading
Posted May 24, 2018 at creative jewish mom
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If you love architecture, and especially historic architecture, a visit to Odessa, Ukraine should certainly be on your bucket list if you are ever in that part of the world! On our Passover trip to the Ukraine we took a... Continue reading
Posted May 24, 2018 at creative jewish mom
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If you have been following my blog you may know that my son became Bar Mitzvah last week, and so of course part of the celebration included lots of baking (for my daughter) and lots of graphics and centerpieces for... Continue reading
Posted May 24, 2018 at creative jewish mom
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Welcome to Craft Schooling Sunday! Today is the Jewish holiday of Shavuos, in which we celebrate the receiving of the Torah on Mt. Sinai, and so I am most certainly not on the computer, and this post was written before... Continue reading
Posted May 19, 2018 at creative jewish mom
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Shavuos starts Saturday night, and with shabbos coming first, now would be the time to whip up some last minute crafts......you know, the kind that aren't too messy and that the kids can do on their own so that the... Continue reading
Posted May 17, 2018 at creative jewish mom
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LIttle sefer Torah candy party favors are so very cute and perfect not only for bar mitzvahs but also for Shavuos and Simchas Torah. Yes, it is true I am not a fan of candy so the fact that I... Continue reading
Posted May 16, 2018 at creative jewish mom