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Martenitsa Amulets

The martenitsa is a beautiful lucky charm, an amulet. Wouldn’t it be charged with even more power, if…

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EASY Martenitsa Models

Maria from  Treasures Atelier sent us these easy-to-do martenitsas. Take a look at the pictures to see how…

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ANETO and Her Martenitsas

I sometimes visit Aneto’s blog to find things which were made with love and meant for the grown-up…

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Red-and-White CATERPILLAR

Here’s another toy made of red and white yarn. You have to make many pom-poms then tie them…

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A Hearty HOLDER for Charging Your Cell Phone

It must be seasonal… the heart thing, that is. St Valentine is near and I’m suddenly inclined to…

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Colorful WAX CRAYON PRINTS

These prints are lots of fun! You can use wax crayons or oil pastels. Both give wonderful results!…

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3 Easy Paper Ideas for BABA MARTA

1.  Paper puppets You will need an A4 sheet of paper. Make an accordion fold parallel to the…

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Small POM-POMS with a FORK

….with a fork Wind some red yarn on a fork. When you have wound enough. thread a piece…

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Baba Marta ACROSS THE OCEAN

Our thanks to Annie for the wonderful martenitsas she sent us all the way from America!  Annie’s Art…

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Baba Marta… and SOMETHING More

I promise this is the last time… but I couldn’t resist posting these photos by Rumi from  something……

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Baba Marta TREAT

Тhis is our first baba Marta morning present – from Dimitrana and her magic blog – Тайната на…

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Yarn LADYBUG

Тhis is our yarn ladybug. Tie a martenitsa to the little soft toy and it will make a…

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STORK Handprint

<p style=”text-align: left;”Yesterday my nephew was very excited with what they had done in preschool – a stork…

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MARTENITSA Bracelet

You will need: wire, a cylindrical object to wind the wire on, red and white beads, two larger…

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Yarn ORNAMENT

These beautiful yarn flowers are so easy to make – and you don’t have to knit! . I…

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EASY Martenitsas

We are already on a baba Marta wavelenght See how to make easy martenitsas out of the little…

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GIANT Martenitsas

We had shown such balls for the Christmas holidays, but you can use the same idea to make…

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Yarn OCTOPUS

Тhis is not exactly a traditional Bulgarian martenitsa, but it’s a wonderful toy for younger kids. I used…

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BEAD Bracelet

A slightly different martenitsa for little ladies – a bracelet with a string of red and white beads. …

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We Got Mail: QUILLING MARTENITSAS

Quilling… martenitsas I asked Plamena Petrova for detailed instructions for those wonderful martenitsas. Here’s some of her letter: …

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DIY- cards, invitations and boxes for Valentine Day

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Valentine’s Day Colouring Pages

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Еasy HEART COLLAGES (with templates)

We have prepared some heart templates to print and cut out. Use colored paper to make your collages…

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Salt-Dough HEARTS

These lovely ideas about Mother’s day gifts that kids can make by themselves were sent to us by…

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WHALE Lotta Love (Origami for Kids)

This is our first St Valentine’s idea for the year – origami for kids, a pair of whales…

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Lots of LOVE Valentine Card

We tried to make those handprints with watercolor paints but the colors did not turn out bright enough….

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Heart Garland

I found the idea at marthastewart.com,  but I don’t think you actually need to print out templates. Hearts…

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PAPER HEART Tree

You can make these hearts from all kinds of paper but old magazine pages work best Cut a…

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Tiny Precious HEARTS

There’s no need for words. These tiny and delicate hearts can be made at a moment’s notice  

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Tender HEARTS

These delicate hearts are made with several colored paper strips, a stapler and a pair of scissors. Cut…

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Tissue Paper HEART

Draw a heart outline on a sheet of paper. Cut each paper napkin in 9 pieces (you can…

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‘I LOVE YOU’ Card

Paper collages are lots of fun to make. Take a couple of old children’s magazines (we use the…

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A HEART at Breakfast

You are sure to make some little person smile if you decorate his breakfast or dinner with those…

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A HEARTY Mix of Flora and Fauna

What a variety of animals and flowers you can make from just three different-sized hearts! You don’t need…

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3D Paper HEARTS

These are paper hearts with a cotton filling . Use drawing paper, not printer paper which will be…

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Valentine Day’s GARLAND

You will need A4 sheets of colored paper, a pair of scissors and a stapler. Cut the paper…

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Wirehanger HEART

The making of these colorful hearts took nothing more than wirehangers (the kind you get from the drycleaner’s),…

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Heart-Shaped ENVELOPE AND CARD

We took this wonderful idea for a heart-shaped envelope from HERE, but we changed the template a little…

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A Medicine for YOU

Тhis is a slightly unusual Valentine card. To make it, print out the container’s outline from  HERE. You…

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I LOVE YOU SO MUCH Paper Doll

There’s exactly a month left until Valentine’s Day and we at KROKOTAK are starting to publish various love-themed…