For the Bar Mitzvah celebrations of my nephew, Chaim, and a friend’s son, Shmuli, I decided to make miniature tefillin bags filled with cookies to use as favors and cupcake toppers. Tefillin bags store a Bar Mitzvah boy’s new tefillin and are so symbolic of a young man’s unique new adult role as part of the Jewish nation. These sweet miniatures highlight this new role.
On Sunday, my niece Emma had a beautiful Bat Mitzvah party for her friends. A couple of weeks ago, my sister-in-law, Suzy, dropped off some materials that she had bought in New York City and I agreed to arrange them for this exciting party. (more…)
February 8, 2016
My wonderful niece, Emma, is turning 12. I wanted to create something for her in honor of her Bat Mitzvah. I decided to wow her by creating a personalized string art design for her bedroom. (more…)