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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!

Quilting with Kékfestő

Quilting with Kékfestő

Clearly no one would even ponder that this red haired, fair skinned, brown eyed person had any Hungarian ancestry.    My husband, on the other hand, has people just automatically speak to him in Hungarian when we visit Hungary.   But a quilter I...

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Folk Art Embroidered Blue Jeans

Folk Art Embroidered Blue Jeans

Recently, I became connected with Rita from Plano, Texas. I love her story and I hope it serves as inspiration for others who would like to work on a project like this!  ~ Liz I am from Tiszaluc, near Miskolc which is the NE part of Hungary. My Mom always “fixed”...

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Easter Egg Coloring Pages

Easter Egg Coloring Pages

Coloring is a great activity for all ages! The extra benefit of these coloring pages is the opportunity for you to use the Hungarian folk art for other projects like embroidery, woodcarving, woodburning and, if you are the creative sort, you can come up with a lot of...

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A Kalocsai Cake

A Kalocsai Cake

I am not a crafty person but I know some incredibly talented people who love to play with different mediums and create. I have seen some beautiful cakes decorated like Hungarian embroidery and I have even taken embroidery samples to a bakery and paid them to create...

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Painted Toes ~ Matyó Style!

Painted Toes ~ Matyó Style!

I love Hungarian folk art! And, if you haven't noticed yet, I love to see it expressed in a variety of ways! We love to encourage the connection to Hungarian folk art, even if you are a bit removed from your Hungarian heritage. So, here we are with some encouragement...

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Decorated Cakes with Hungarian themes

Decorated Cakes with Hungarian themes

We love Hungarian everything and wanted to add a special touch to a recent event. It has been a long time since I helped make a dobos torta and I haven't ever made any other tortes (though I think I ought to at least try it once!) so that was out of the question this...

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Hand-carved Hungarian Folk Art Stamps

Hand-carved Hungarian Folk Art Stamps

A few years ago, several of my friends and family members got together for a couple of stamp carving sessions. I love the idea of Hungarian Folk Art Stamps but I haven't ever really seen any stamps to buy with Hungarian folk art themes. I am not a crafty person but...

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