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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,…

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.

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…

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…

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…

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…