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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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Okay, really? Stalks of gladiolas for just 50 cents each, where is that? Well dear readers, you can certianly guess that I picked up a huge bunch for myself! These beautiful flowers that i once thouight only belonged in funeral... Continue reading
Posted 9 hours ago at creative jewish mom
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Aren't these little crocheted flower bookmarks made using zip ties just the sweetest? And they are so simple to make that I'm whipping up a huge bunch to give as gifts when we visit with family and friends during our... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at creative jewish mom
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Hey there, I've got the recipe for the simplest crocheted flower ever, simple because you crochet it in just one round, how about that? And better yet, you can use the formula to make teeny tiny, small or medium sized... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at creative jewish mom
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Hey fellow crocheters, isn't it fun when you come upon a new stitch that you really ought to have know, but didn't? That is what happened with me and the front post double crochet stitch, which produces a deep raised... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at creative jewish mom
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Welcome to craft schooling Sunday! I am writing this quickly before sundown Friday night, so that once Shabbat is over 25 hours after that, I don't have to run to my computer to start the party, it is on a... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at creative jewish mom
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Okay dear readers, I'm off sugar and flour entirely so I'm trying to post this fantastic idea for making cinnamon roll cake pops that look like lollipops without really looking too closely at the photos, and with the idea that... Continue reading
Posted Jun 15, 2017 at creative jewish mom
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I have a soft spot for Lantana, the plant which is characterized by balls of colorful flowers that are made up of clusters of the sweetest little flowers you've ever seen. And so earlier this week when I was out... Continue reading
Posted Jun 15, 2017 at creative jewish mom
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The thorny caper, which generally grows as a weed here in Israel, has such a lovely exotic flower, that one can't help but notice it! I've seen this "weed" growing all over the place, and have always thought that it... Continue reading
Posted Jun 14, 2017 at creative jewish mom
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Yes, dear readers, if you take a walk around my neighborhood you too can witness the transition of the flowers on the pomegranate tree to that of tiny fruit! There is something so very special about the yearly cycle of... Continue reading
Posted Jun 13, 2017 at creative jewish mom
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Welcome to craft schooling Sunday, thanks for joining me here! With just an hour or so left before sundown and the time when we usher in the holy day we call shabbat, I am finishng up this post so that... Continue reading
Posted Jun 10, 2017 at creative jewish mom
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For my son's guitar themed birthday party I spent quite a few hours making cardboard guitars, though I really had no concrete idea how I'd use them! The great thing about not planning ahead when it comes to making party... Continue reading
Posted Jun 7, 2017 at creative jewish mom
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For my son's recent guitar themed birthday party I didn't have much of a plan, but I did want to decorate with as many cardboard guitars as i could possibly make in one day, and i just love how these... Continue reading
Posted Jun 6, 2017 at creative jewish mom
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Make a fun garland that matches the theme of your party with just a few simple supplies, some simple line drawings and the more creativity the better, especially when it comes to making use of cardboard, paper and packaging that... Continue reading
Posted Jun 5, 2017 at creative jewish mom
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Welcome to Craft Schooling Sunday, thanks so much for joining me here! We had a wonderful Shavuot holiday, and now let the summer begin! Yesterday, Thursday, was a day called isru chag, an extension of the holiday so to speak... Continue reading
Posted Jun 3, 2017 at creative jewish mom
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Since we are still in the week in which we celebrated the Jewish holiday of Shavuot, and ate all things cheesecake related,sharing with you our visit last August to the town that happens to be the home of the Philidelphia... Continue reading
Posted Jun 2, 2017 at creative jewish mom
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One of my all new favorite flowering plants this year is the geranium odorata, a truly lovely little perennial (in my zone) that also apparently has a slight fragrance! This particular plant, which here in Israel is called a "french... Continue reading
Posted Jun 2, 2017 at creative jewish mom
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The Jewish holiday of Shavuout starts tonight, and our door is decorated with this sweet little square wreath adorned with felt flowers! (A little disclaimer: door wreaths are decidedly un-Jewish if you delve into their origin, and I generally try... Continue reading
Posted May 29, 2017 at creative jewish mom
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The Jewish holiday of Shavuous, (in which, among other traditions, we decorate our homes with flowers and greenery to celebrate the receiving of the Torah on Mt. Sinai) is tomorrow night, so with the idea of some really large felt... Continue reading
Posted May 29, 2017 at creative jewish mom
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Welcome to Craft Schooling Sunday, thanks for joining me here! The Jewish holiday of Shavuot or Shavuos, depending on to where your Jewish ancestors wandered (namely Eastern Europe, Northern Africa or the Middle East) when the Jewish people were dispersed,... Continue reading
Posted May 27, 2017 at creative jewish mom
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A few weeks ago I shared photos of the burial site of Deborah the Prophetess, with a promise of more photos of the gorgeous location, Tel Kedesh, and now I finally found a moment to realize that promise! Tel Kedesh... Continue reading
Posted May 26, 2017 at creative jewish mom
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Chodesh tov, wishing you a joyful new month, dear readers! Every month on the Jewish calendar has its own special qualities, and the first day of the month, rosh chodesh, is a mini holiday of sorts. We have a special... Continue reading
Posted May 25, 2017 at creative jewish mom
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Here's an idea I came up with last night (for my son's guitar themed birthday party) that is soooooo simple and looks amazing, plus you'll be able to plan ahead and do an even better job than I did! And... Continue reading
Posted May 25, 2017 at creative jewish mom
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Introducing my ten minute cartoon character bundt cake for a guitar themed party. Of course you can use my simple formula to make a cute cake that works perfectly for you, and best of all less stress and more time... Continue reading
Posted May 25, 2017 at creative jewish mom
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Hi there, welcome to Craft Schooling Sunday and thanks for joining me here! We have another really important Jewish holiday coming up in less than two weeks, namely the holiday of Shavuot, where we celebrate the giving of the Torah.... Continue reading
Posted May 20, 2017 at creative jewish mom
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The fields of Northern Israel are indeed a world unto their own, and I just love to watch the progressive show as wildflowers and maidenhair fern and thistle, to name a few, each bloom during their own special time slot,... Continue reading
Posted May 18, 2017 at creative jewish mom