Sunday, October 9, 2011

Sukkah Decorations

The holiday of Sukkot begins this Wednesday night. If you are decorating a sukkah at your house or synagogue,  here is an idea from my book, (Jewish Holiday Style) for decorating your sukkah--a garland of dried fruit. 

These oranges were sliced and baked in a 275 degree oven for about two hours or until dry, then sprayed with a clear varnish. String with a thread and needle, alternating with wooden beads in colors or natural wood tones. Apples or lemons would work, too.

I linked up to Craft Schooling Sunday...


  1. I'm over here after seeing this featured on Craft Schooling Sunday @ Creative Jewish Mom. Those are so lovely, and the picture you took does them justice! Nicely done. Your newest follower,

  2. Hi, I'm from Scotland and just about to "pin" your post. I wanted to ask you, does spraying these with varnish not destroy the gorgeous smell of oranges, I would think it would.....But hi from me in Scotland!

    1. Yes, I afraid the varnish does destroy the smell of the oranges.

  3. I grew up not following a lot of Jewish traditions. I love finding things like this to reconnect me to my roots. Thank you!
    Brian, Owner @ Spokane Interior Design


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