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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 upcycling 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. Join the waitlist, and we will let you know all the details soon.

Do-It-Yourself Projects

Hungarian Living Folk Art Classes

Check Out These Do-it-Yourself Projects!

We hope the various projects below encourage you to experiment with Hungarian folk art and create something special.

Using Hungarian Embroidery in a Blanket

Using Hungarian Embroidery in a Blanket

I am Hungarian by birth, and I come from Budapest. I am the eldest of four children in a teaching family. My family is Jewish and dreadful things happened to my family during the Holocaust. Nonetheless, when 1956 arrived and my father wanted the family to go to the...

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...

Painted Cupboards with Hungarian Style

Painted Cupboards with Hungarian Style

When I saw this project, I reached out to Dorothy and asked if she would share her story! It's lovely and inspirational! Do you have pieces of embroidery that can inspire you in some way? ~ Liz My mothers family is from Budapest. I believe my fathers family was...

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