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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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Awww, isn't he just the sweetest? Well four years have passed since I crocheted this beard for my youngest son, and I'm happy to report that the costume did rub off on him and he has become quite the tzaddik,... Continue reading
Posted 5 hours ago at creative jewish mom
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Welcome to Craft Schooling Sunday, and thanks so much for joining me here! It is now the Jewish month of Adar, and since every Jewish month has a defined personality, this in the month of overflowing joy! From my standpoint... Continue reading
Posted 5 hours ago at creative jewish mom
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Here is the perfect home decor item to bring spring into your home, introducing the crocheted flower applique pillow. Hmm, or maybe it is called the pillow with crocheted flower applique, not quite sure, but in any case this one... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at creative jewish mom
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Phew, I finally figured out what to do with my crocheted cherry blossom heart! Ta da, it makes a really adorable little crocheted wall hanging, or maybe it is really a vertical garland, hmmm, not quite sure what to call... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at creative jewish mom
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Welcome to Craft Schooling Sunday, thanks so much for joining me here! Spring is here in Northern Israel and it is time to start seriosly thinking about Purim, which is coming up in about 2 1/2 weeks. Without the stress... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at creative jewish mom
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One of the things I love to celebrate here on creative jewish mom is the change of seasons and all the wonderful that happen in nature and in my container garden, each and every year! This week I have already... Continue reading
Posted Feb 9, 2018 at creative jewish mom
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Looking for a gorgeous crocheted flower that is fun to make, has lots of plush dimension and looks fantastic? Here it is, the crocheted popcorn stitch flower that could be called a dahlia or even a chrysanthemum. And as you... Continue reading
Posted Feb 8, 2018 at creative jewish mom
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The almond trees are now in bloom here in Northern Isreal, so it is a great time to whip up some simple little crocheted flowers that can be used in so many ways for spring crafting. Now let me tell... Continue reading
Posted Feb 7, 2018 at creative jewish mom
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The almond trees are now in bloom in Northern Israel, right on time I might add, and we are so very happy to witness this lovely passage into Spring yet again this year. I set out for a little shopping... Continue reading
Posted Feb 6, 2018 at creative jewish mom
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Welcome to Craft Schooling Sunday, thanks so much for joining me here! The next Jewish holiday coming up is Purim, and with just under a month until one of the craftier jewish holidays it is time to started on costumes... Continue reading
Posted Feb 3, 2018 at creative jewish mom
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With just a few very simpe techniques under your belt the mystery of painting simple and beautiful watercolor illustrations becomes so much clearer! I'll admit, learning how to paint leaves with just one stroke was a new one for me,... Continue reading
Posted Jan 31, 2018 at creative jewish mom
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Tu B'Shevat, the Jewish holiday that celebrates the New Year for the trees starts tonight, and if you have 30 minutes or so you can still whip up some gorgeous watercolor leaf paintings and learn about practicing your brush strokes... Continue reading
Posted Jan 30, 2018 at creative jewish mom
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Celebrate Tu B’Shevat, the Jewish new year for the trees, with fun candle jars, or small vases that are so simple to make, you can whip up a whole orchard for your holiday table !! Tu B'Shevat celebrations include a... Continue reading
Posted Jan 29, 2018 at creative jewish mom
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It has been eight years (gasp) since I actually made these great looking orange and cloves pomanders, but they are still looking good, so I figured I'd dust off this project and share it with you again. i have come... Continue reading
Posted Jan 29, 2018 at creative jewish mom
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I'm really not sure how Tu B'Shevat managed to sneak up on me just like that, but that aside, with the holiday coming tomorrow night now would be the time to whip up a few fun crafts and then run... Continue reading
Posted Jan 29, 2018 at creative jewish mom
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Welcome to Craft Schooling Sunday, and thanks so much for joining me here! This week is a special week as it contains the lovely holiday of Tu B'Shevat, the Jewish New Year for the trees! Some of the almond trees... Continue reading
Posted Jan 26, 2018 at creative jewish mom
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Whoops, it is a good thing that my daugher reminded me that this Shabbat is "Shabbat Shira" in which we celebrate the birds! While for many, this special shabbat is only acknowledged when reading the weekly Torah portion on Shabbat... Continue reading
Posted Jan 25, 2018 at creative jewish mom
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A crocheted beanie can be decorated in so many fun ways to use as part of a costume or to make cold weather dressing a little bit fun. This fun canary beanie, which could of course be just about any... Continue reading
Posted Jan 25, 2018 at creative jewish mom
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I just love all the watercolor floral patterns that are everywhere these days, on stationary, on fabric, you name it. And so of course, I am dreaming of creating my own lovely patterns, but first I have to learn how... Continue reading
Posted Jan 24, 2018 at creative jewish mom
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After the holiday rush I decided that it was truly time to start dedicating some time to learning some new artsy skills, which really doesn't have to take a whole lot of time or money courtesy of skillshare, which I... Continue reading
Posted Jan 23, 2018 at creative jewish mom
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Welcome to Craft Schooling Sunday, so wonderful to be back here with all my virtual guests! We are now in the Jewish month of Shevat, which contains the lovely (minor) holiday of Tu B'Shevat, the New Year for the trees.... Continue reading
Posted Jan 20, 2018 at creative jewish mom
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How about making a crocheted hearts wall hanging to remind someone that you love them? I made this crocheted hearts and leaves wall hanging using a real branch, to hang in my daughter's room four yeas ago, and while it... Continue reading
Posted Jan 19, 2018 at creative jewish mom
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It is now the Jewish month of Shevat, so dear friends it is certainly time to start thinking about crafts for Tu B'Shevat, the holiday which celebrates the new year for the trees. Yes, really, trees have a new year's... Continue reading
Posted Jan 18, 2018 at creative jewish mom
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Chunky crocheted wrist warmers are so fun to whip up and make a great winter accessory that will take you into early spring as well. And once you get the idea behind the construction of these crocheted sunburst granny square... Continue reading
Posted Jan 17, 2018 at creative jewish mom
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Welcome back to Craft Schooling Sunday, thanks for joining me here! I hope everyone had a great holiday season, and are now ready to charge ahead in the new year with lots of plans for carrying out all those creative... Continue reading
Posted Jan 13, 2018 at creative jewish mom