Category: Day of the Dead | Dia de los Muertos

Day of the Dead DIY: Sugar Skull Kitchen Toalla (Towel)

Day of the Dead DIY: Sugar Skull Kitchen Toalla (Towel)

In honor of Dia de los Muertos, let’s make your own sugar skull kitchen toalla (towel) using a potato as a stamp. I wanted to share my contribution to the Ofrendas: Celebrando El Dia de Muertos FREE eBook that I told…

Dollar Store DIY: Calavera Rag Garland

Dollar Store DIY: Calavera Rag Garland

Make this simple Dia de los Muertos-inspired garland made from dollar store foam skulls, jute twine and Mexican fabric. In case you haven’t noticed, I’ve been on the hunt for crafting goodies from the dollar store that I can diy…

Dia de los Muertos DIY: Calavera on a Denim Jacket

Dia de los Muertos DIY: Calavera on a Denim Jacket

Spruce up your plain denim jacket with this cool sugar skull made out of felt for Dia de los Muertos. I’m a very practical crafter. That means I won’t make anything unless it has a purpose. I also love to make…

Video: Celebrating Dia de los Muertos with your children

Video: Celebrating Dia de los Muertos with your children

Dia de los Muertos has become a big part of my life for the past ten years or so. Although I did not grow up celebrating this holiday, I was quickly enchanted by the beauty of its tradition. Every year,…

Free eBook: Ofrendas–Celebrating Dia de los Muertos

Free eBook: Ofrendas–Celebrating Dia de los Muertos

  Dia de los Muertos has this unique way of stimulating the senses–from the bright colors associated with the day, altars, skulls, calaveras, music, dance, food and art. Maybe it’s the notion that as we talk about death and remember…

Dollar Store Diy: Sugar Skull Travel Mug

Dollar Store Diy: Sugar Skull Travel Mug

Transform an inexpensive dollar store mug with a fun Day of the Dead-themed design your kids will love to color. Now that I’m a converted dollar store shopper, I’m always on the hunt for fun things I can diy and…

A day in L.A: Celebrating Dia de los Muertos with Nestlé Abuelita

A day in L.A: Celebrating Dia de los Muertos with Nestlé Abuelita

I recently had the pleasure of visiting the HQ for NESTLÉ® Abuelita™ chocolate and NESCAFÉ® Café de Olla here in Southern California. I had such a wonderful time last year that I couldn’t wait to return and experience Dia de…

Dia de los Muertos: Frida y Diego Paper Collage

Dia de los Muertos: Frida y Diego Paper Collage

Create your own Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera collage for Dia de los Muertos using colored paper, scissors and markers. I have an obsession with Frida Kahlo and I’m not ashamed. She will always be my muse–with her creativity, her…

Dia de los Muertos-inspired Paper Collage for Kids

Dia de los Muertos-inspired Paper Collage for Kids

Make this calaca-inspired paper collage with your kids to celebrate the Mexican tradition of Dia de los Muertos. This is a great project to sit down and do with your kids. I’ve shared this before, but the second my kids…

Make your own Dia de los Muertos #TOMS shoes

Make your own Dia de los Muertos #TOMS shoes

Paint your own Dia de los Muertos-inspired sugar skulls on a pair of shoes using craft paint and paint markers pens. It’s the perfect way to celebrate this Mexican holiday. The cool thing about being a creative person is you…