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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, for those of us in the Northern Hemisphere, now is a great time to get creative, whether indoors or out, with family, friends,... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at creative jewish mom
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Mazal Tov, its a new baby! Every birth is a miracle and such a joyful time for everyone, though of course bringing a tiny new baby home, and then caring for that baby, can be a very great challenge, especially... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at creative jewish mom
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The sunny California coast is truly an amazing destination for a family vacation. With a gorgeous climate, beautiful beaches, exciting, kid-friendly attractions, and a laid-back and relaxed vibe, California really has it all. Whlle I was born and raised in... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at creative jewish mom
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Last shabbat my husband and I had the chance to go away, just the two of us, and at long last we spent Shabbat in Kerem Ben Zimra, just a 20 or so minute drive from our home, but a... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at creative jewish mom
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If you are an art history buff, or have followed museum exhibitions and/or careers of famous painters, you may or may not be aware, that many of them were inspired to paint the view from their studio window, or maybe... Continue reading
Posted Jun 19, 2022 at creative jewish mom
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When your sweet 17 year old son isn't home for his actual birthday, but arrives home a few weeks later, for shabbat, then you certainly need to surprise him with a cake and some quick birthday decor, right? And of... Continue reading
Posted Jun 18, 2022 at creative jewish mom
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Welcome to Craft Schooling Sunday, thanks so much for joining me here! I'm writing this on Friday morning and rushing to finish a pile of dishes in the sink and all the fridge parts that I disassembled to really clean,... Continue reading
Posted Jun 18, 2022 at creative jewish mom
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Friends, this painted watercolor strawberry tutorial is from way back in 2015, but since I just used the strawberries for the last time (since I wrote my son's name and age on them) 7 years later and they still look... Continue reading
Posted Jun 12, 2022 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, summer is under way, which means, yes of course, time to take those creative activities up a notch, right? Get... Continue reading
Posted Jun 11, 2022 at creative jewish mom
Thanks so much for stopping by, we are now in the middle of celebrating the festive Jewish holiday of Shavuot, which starts Saturday night and ends Sunday night in Israel, and Monday night elsewhere, so Craft Schooling Sunday will take... Continue reading
Posted Jun 4, 2022 at creative jewish mom
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There is nothing quite as lovely as painted paper flowers used as holiday decor, or really anytime! I am so thrilled to have these flowers on my sideboard right now! They are so cheerful and never fade, and can be... Continue reading
Posted Jun 2, 2022 at creative jewish mom
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The festive holiday of Shavuot starts Saturday night, so now is the time to get busy filling our homes with greenery and flowers, and I say go for paper! Whether you have time for a whole set or even just... Continue reading
Posted Jun 2, 2022 at creative jewish mom
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With the Jewish holiday of Shavuot coming this Saturday night, now is the time to decorate the house with flowers and greenery, so why not make some cardboard or paper versions that you can then use again, or that keep... Continue reading
Posted May 31, 2022 at creative jewish mom
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Welcome to Craft Schooling Sunday, thanks so much for joining me here! As the holiday of Shavuot approaches there there are at least a few days to spend making festive floral crafts to decorate the house, not to mention special... Continue reading
Posted May 28, 2022 at creative jewish mom
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Above: A stunning deck with an outdoor kitchen, in Australia, designed by Breathe Architects Everyone loves to spend time outdoors, and cooking outdoors, whether it be with a simple grill or using an outdoor pizza oven, is something many enjoy.... Continue reading
Posted May 28, 2022 at creative jewish mom
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I originally posted this just before Passover two years ago, and am sharing it again, because it will be moved from my kitchen to the dining room for use as decor for the upcoming Jewish holiday of Shavuot! A vase... Continue reading
Posted May 26, 2022 at creative jewish mom
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Dusting this one off, and literally taking this out of the door to use for this year's holiday decor, and sharing with you once again, because there is still time to make one of these, and yes, have it on... Continue reading
Posted May 26, 2022 at creative jewish mom
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Ever dreamed of taking that fantastic story in your head, or that amazing real life experience and turning it into a book? You are certainly not alone! As you may realize writing great fiction is an art, which is likely... Continue reading
Posted May 24, 2022 at creative jewish mom
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I have pulled this one out of the archives, because there is no time like the present to get crafting for Shavuot, and this one is a keeper! Plus you can simply disassemble the centerpiece when the holiday is over,... Continue reading
Posted May 23, 2022 at creative jewish mom
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One career field that’s not commonly talked about is culinary arts. Culinary arts are a sector that revolves around so much more than simply cooking meals. That said, f you have a knack and a keen interest for cooking and... Continue reading
Posted May 21, 2022 at creative jewish mom
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Welcome to Craft Schooling Sunday, thanks so much for joining me here! Wow, after a few slow weeks at the party, suddenly there are so many amazing crafts to share with you that I'm even saving some for next week... Continue reading
Posted May 21, 2022 at creative jewish mom
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This Passover we once again had the chance to get out and explore some local sites, and while that seems like ages ago, I'm have still not had a chance to share the photos with you! The gravesite of Rebbi... Continue reading
Posted May 20, 2022 at creative jewish mom
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Today is Lag B'Omer, a festive day amidst a mourning period on the Jewish calender, so why not make some index card sized drawings or paintings to celebrate? It is true, these illustrations are a part of a larger project... Continue reading
Posted May 19, 2022 at creative jewish mom
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Lag B'Omer is coming up this Wednesday night, and with no little ones around with whom to craft, I'm making adult art which I'll share soon, but what about those kids, the ones who need to be crafting right now?... Continue reading
Posted May 16, 2022 at creative jewish mom
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Welcome to Craft Schooling Sunday, sorry about the mess up of closing the party after only a few hours last weeks, yikes! I've strung together a few features, and one lucky party goer got three links, which are actually quite... Continue reading
Posted May 14, 2022 at creative jewish mom