Posts Tagged ‘day of the dead’

Craftster Crush: erica_tattoos

This month, our Craftster Crush is erica_tattoos! Erica only joined Craftster less than 2 years ago but in that span she’s made quite an impression! Painting, miniatures, quilting, embroidery… she used it all to show her awesome taste and talent! Here are some random crafty facts about erica_tattoos! Besides being talented in crafty mediums, she’s […]

October 6, 2011 Featured Projects

Every two weeks we pick our favorite 15 projects that Craftster readers have voted for with the “This Rocks!” button. Here are our latest picks which were lovingly and painstakingly chosen (so many amazing projects to choose from!), this time by rackycoo. We hope you enjoy them! foxy! animal friendly fox scarf *tutorial added* by […]

Craftster Quickies: Sugar Skulls

In this episode of Craftster Quickies, kittykill teaches you how to make real sugar skulls! She’ll give you a full tutorial plus helpful tips and tricks to create sugar skulls to use on a Dia de los Muertos altar, or just for decoration!

Craftster Crush: barbolot

Barbolot is an amazing member of the community! When I slyly asked a few moderators about her they just gushed over how sweet she is, how awesome her swap organizer skills are, and just her all around fabulousness as a community member. I have to say my experiences with her have led me to feel […]

June 9, 2010 Featured Projects

Every two weeks we pick our favorite 15 projects that Craftster readers have voted for with the “This Rocks!” button. Here are our latest picks which were lovingly and painstakingly chosen (so many amazing projects to choose from!), this time by jungrrl. We hope you enjoy them! Totoro hand-painted t-shirt! by sophieangele Voodoo Chic ~IMG […]

Manic Monday: Gypsy Dia De Los Muertos Embroidery

A day and a half of stitching can give you this gorgeous piece of embroidery. BeatnikChick took a tattoo design and transformed it into this 8 inch by 5 inch piece in 38 and a half hours! Even the back is nice and tidy!! You can see the full thread here: http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=245116.0

Day of the Dead: What to Wear?

Now that you’ve decorated and planned your Day of the Dead party, there’s one last thing to consider: what to wear? You can go for a full on costume with makeup or a mask, wear Day of the Dead themed clothing, or just add some themes accessories to your regular party look. Whichever way you […]

How to Host a Day of the Dead Party

Both Halloween and Day of the Dead are approaching fast and it’s time to finish the party plans. Day of the Dead has its origins in Mexico and Latino culture, but its colorful imagery has made it a popular theme for Craftsters around the world. Check out this Day of the Dead themed wedding! A […]

Day of the Dead: Art and Decor

Day of the Dead, or El Día de los Muertos, is a festival day in Mexico and other Latin countries, celebrating and honoring the lives of deceased relatives and friends. It takes place on November 1 and 2, the same day as the Catholic holidays All Saints and All Souls. It is celebrated by visiting […]

Manic Monday: Day of the Dead Portrait

Anya Kase translated a gorgeous art print by Sunny Buick into a great embroidery project! It’s about 7 inches tall and very detailed! She used 6 different shades of thread, just for her hair! She says she worked on it a few hours a day for a few months! You can also see the full […]