Posts Tagged ‘dia de los muertos’

Spotlight on: Art Shrines

Most of us are probably familiar with what a shrine is, but what about an art shrine? Art shrines are art tributes to a person, place, theme or idea. They’re usually three dimensional, but can also be flat. If you look in the Craftster tag cloud you’ll find shrine is pretty popular in these parts! […]

Craftster Crush: microjivvy

This month, our Craftster Crush is microjivvy! Microjivvy is the queen of tiny things, frequently making projects at 1:144 scale! Her jaw dropping creations and general awesomeness make her easy to crush on! Here are some random crafty facts about microjivvy! I’ve heard a rumor that she is actually a teeny tiny person with teeny […]

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!

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 […]