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Frida Kahlo | Be your own muse

Frida Kahlo | Be your own muse

I love it when Frida —  la Friducha — was chingona. The beautiful, delicate woman husband Diego Rivera used to call his paloma, his dove. She wasn’t always beautiful and delicate. Struggling with her ailing body from a young age,…

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Inspiration: Frida Kahlo

Inspiration: Frida Kahlo

Check out my Frida Kahlo Pinterest board for more inspiration: Follow Denise Cortes | Pearmama.com’s board Frida Kahlo | The Muse on Pinterest.

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Happy 107th birthday, Frida Kahlo

Happy 107th birthday, Frida Kahlo

To my muse, Frida Kahlo, I bid you the happiest of birthdays. Daughter. Painter. Wife. Lover. Friend. Artist. Activist. Broken. This is one of the many reasons why I love Frida Kahlo so much, why I find myself so inextricably…

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Remembering Selena Quintanilla

Remembering Selena Quintanilla

Today is Mexican-American singer Selena Quintanilla’s birthday. She would have turned 43 years old. Wow.  I just can’t picture it–Selena will forever be that beautiful, young woman dancing on stage with a radiant smile and a bustier, looking like she…

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Happy birthday, Dolores Huerta

Happy birthday, Dolores Huerta

Happy birthday, Dolores Huerta! This passionate civil rights activist is 84 years strong today. I thought I would honor her with my Latina peg dolls featuring one of her inspiring quotes. I’ve always felt it to be true–the women in…

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Happy birthday, Frida Kahlo

Happy birthday, Frida Kahlo

Today is Mexican artist Frida Kahlo‘s birthday. I’ve been obsessed with Frida since I was a wee lass. Her art.Her face.Her style. Her passion. They all attracted me like a moth to a flame. Now, when I paint, I often…

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