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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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After eight joyful nights of Hanukkah, shining light into the very darkest corners, you might just have some leftover candles? (We light our main Chanukah menorah using olive oil, but use candles for some smaller chanukiahs.) Don't toss them, spend... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at creative jewish mom
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I have enjoyed Monet's Water Lilies at MOMA in NYC countless times, a HUGE tryptich, if memory serves me that occupies an entire wall, and most of a room. There is a bench allowing one to sit and enjoy. Lest... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at creative jewish mom
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Rather than share a whole bunch of great paintings from one museum in one post, I decided to share some of the highlights of my museum extravaganza (this past August in Washington DC and NYC) in shorter posts in order... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at creative jewish mom
Have not seen it, very interesting though! Happy Holidays to you Anna!
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I have to be honest, I have a minor's degree in Art History, and I really don't recall learning about the amazing painter Childe Hassam. I have a feeling we just skipped over American Impressionism, and that sure is sad,... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at creative jewish mom
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This Chanukah has been so packed I haven't even had a moment to wish all my dear readers a wonderful light-filled Chanukah! Now, on this eighth night of Chanukah, called Zot Chanukah, I have realized that it is high time... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at creative jewish mom
Thanks so much Alexandra! have a wall hanging planned with this guy as well, just have been too busy to get to it…..hopefully soon! all the best, happy holidays!
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It is true, beach season isn't for another six months, but I encourage you to start thinking about your summer vacation plans now, when most properties have not yet been booked! Yes indeed, now is time to find the vacation... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at creative jewish mom
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If you are like me and hate wasting just about anything, these mini tassels from yarn scraps will be right up your alley! Now of course you could make mini tassels from yarn that isn't scraps, but using up those... Continue reading
Posted Dec 5, 2018 at creative jewish mom
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Looking for a quick handmade touch to add to your holiday gift giving? This t-shirt yarn granny square trivet is perfect! Quick to make, useful and even easily re-purposed as a tiny crocheted wall hanging (that is my real plan... Continue reading
Posted Dec 5, 2018 at creative jewish mom
Hi, the templates are available in my Etsy shop, in the right side of the blog. Happy Chanukah!
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Thanks, you are so sweet! I actually changed subject matter to paint something for my husbands birthday and the results are actually great, will share soon!
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Sorry, that was quite a while ago, I believe it was for a 6month old. Just find a chart of hat sizes according to age, and make accordingly. Check out my Pinterest board crochet hats for some links to beanie patterns in every size. Happy crocheting!
Toggle Commented Dec 2, 2018 on Contact Me at creative jewish mom
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Great, so happy to hear it turned out great, yes an 8mm sounds about right. Would LOVE to see a photo or two of the finished rug, and to share with readers with your permission. happy crocheting!
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Thanks so much for dropping by. Craft Schooling Sunday is now taking its customary vacation for the month of December. As it turns out most of the crafts that are shared during this month aren't things I can feature on... Continue reading
Posted Dec 1, 2018 at creative jewish mom
Youre so sweet, thanks! Yes, I think this year those shelves will be filled with the flower paintings as opposed to the usual chanukah decorations, which Ill just have to hang elsewhere. Sometimes changing things up a bit can be a good thing, hopefully! Happy Chanukah to you and yours!
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Who doesn't love a good tassel? And especially one made from those pesky yarn scraps that generally result after weaving in ends! That is right my friends, when you crochet with t-shirt yarn those project scraps are perfect for making... Continue reading
Posted Nov 28, 2018 at creative jewish mom
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This is a sponsored post published in order to do my small part to help Yad Sarah, an amazing Israeli Non-profit organization. Have you ever heard of Yad Sarah? I can say that I certainly have, and have even been... Continue reading
Posted Nov 26, 2018 at creative jewish mom
Thanks so very much, you are the sweetest! and I can hear from your comment that you totally understand! Hopefully more to come when I move up a rung or two!
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Since I have now officially been brave enough to share my floral paintings, I thought I'd show you where they sit in our home. Well at least the current favorites, as there is only so much space. I just love... Continue reading
Posted Nov 25, 2018 at creative jewish mom
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Yes indeed, the secret in now out as to why there is a serious lack of new Hanukkah crafts here on CJM: I have been painting loose florals for the past month, and that together with a ton of graphic... Continue reading
Posted Nov 25, 2018 at creative jewish mom
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With Hanukkah in just a week, I have been a bit busy whipping up some quick crocheted mini mandalas with a 6-pointed star center. Using pastel-colored t-shirt yarn, this mini mandalas work up quickly, and in just three rows you... Continue reading
Posted Nov 24, 2018 at creative jewish mom
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Hanukkah is coming in just a week or so, and now is the time for some quick crocheting to use as gifts or decorations! Lucky for you I have given this two-row star a run for its' money using t-shirt... Continue reading
Posted Nov 24, 2018 at creative jewish mom
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Welcome to Craft Schooling sunday, thanks so much for joining me here! To all those in the USA, I hope you are enjoying your four day weekend, and maybe even using some of that time to get crafting? With Chanukkah... Continue reading
Posted Nov 24, 2018 at creative jewish mom
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Welcome to Craft Schooling Sunday, thanks so much for joining me here! Well folks, Chanukah is in just two weeks, so time to get cracking on decorations and homemade gifts! Winter has arrived here in Northern Israel with much needed... Continue reading
Posted Nov 17, 2018 at creative jewish mom