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Hungarian culture is rich with folk art, and there are so many ways to incorporate it into our lives! From cake decorating to stepping stones to up-cycling an old farmhouse window, our readers have shared what they have done in the articles below. Want to learn more about the history and techniques of Hungarian folk art? We are developing several online classes that will be coming in 2022!

Hungarian Christmas Coloring Pages

Hungarian Christmas Coloring Pages

You can print these pages and color them with crayons, colored pencils or washable markers. They circles are much easier to color if you leave the sheet whole. Color your heart out and then cut out your colored circles and glue them onto colorful construction paper that is just a bit larger. Don’t forget to use a paper punch for the hole at the top! Use yarn to hang them on the Christmas tree

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Hungarian Egg Decorating with Beeswax

Hungarian Egg Decorating with Beeswax

By Timea S. My husband and I are Hungarians from Transylvania (Romania) and our children were born in US. They are bilingual and enjoy the Hungarian traditions. This tradition of decorating Easter Eggs with beeswax is still alive in Hungary and Transylvania, and we...

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Let’s Learn Hungarian Folk Art

Let’s Learn Hungarian Folk Art

Hungarian Folk Art — there are so many regions as well as folk art expressions — where do we start? We have some ideas, for sure. Would you like to learn about the different Hungarian folk art regions? Do you have any specific regions that have caught your...

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Stepping Stones with Hungarian Style

Stepping Stones with Hungarian Style

My name is Ashley. I live in Northeast Ohio with my daughter, Emma Ann, my fur-son, Nerd, horses Missy and Rain, and my (non-Hungarian) boyfriend Dave. Emma Ann has been showing horses (local fair and shows) since the age of 5. This year, we both started competing in...

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The Old Farmhouse Window

The Old Farmhouse Window

A special thanks to Julie for sharing this sweet story! ~ Liz *** by Julie My story starts with my mom. You could say that she inspired me to always be your best, be strong, and that family is always first. She tells me of stories of when she was a little girl growing...

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Painting Hungarian Designs on Plates

Painting Hungarian Designs on Plates

My Name is Larissa Paulik Bashura. Both of my parents are Hungarian. My father, and I have been working on our family tree for many years. My Paternal Grandmother was born in Ungvar, Hungary in 1913 and came to the United States via Ellis Island when she was 5 years...

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Hungarian Hearts and Watercolor

Hungarian Hearts and Watercolor

Kata is from Budapest, Hungary but currently lives in North Wales and studies Welsh. She started painting folk inspired florals at the beginning of the lockdown. First she painted on concrete blocks in the garden because she was without watercolour paper or quality...

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Hungarian Themed Carved Pumpkins

Hungarian Themed Carved Pumpkins

Carving pumpkins isn't necessarily a Hungarian tradition, although, as we become a more global society, different traditions are often adopted outside of their original country. I can't say where pumpkin carving originated, but it is a pretty strong tradition in the...

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Hungarian Folk Art Painted Jean Jacket

Hungarian Folk Art Painted Jean Jacket

I recently saw a wonderful project on Facebook and I reached out to the creator and asked if she would share some details. She graciously agreed! Thank you, Rita! I was born in California to Hungarian parents, my father was from Pest and my mother from Szeged. I grew...

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Hungarian Christmas Coloring Pages

You can print these pages and color them with crayons, colored pencils or washable markers. They circles are much easier to color if you leave the sheet whole. Color your heart out and then cut out your colored circles and glue them onto colorful construction paper that is just a bit larger. Don’t forget to use a paper punch for the hole at the top! Use yarn to hang them on the Christmas tree

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