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« on: September 12, 2009 06:06:35 PM »

I've already started decorating for Halloween!  (Hope I'm not the only one!!)  I work in a tattoo shop (I'm a body piercer) so I started decorating the shop, since I assume that's more acceptable than decorating my house in September!  I'll probably start on my house soon, since I'm inspired now!!

I know papel picado is made with tissue paper, but tissue paper and I don't get along, so I used some random scrapbooking papers.  I got the patterns from The Toymaker (love this website!) http://www.thetoymaker.com/Holidays/Halloween/1HALLOWEEN.html

The whole banner (the front window of the shop):


The kitty:

The skull:

The owl:

And the pumpkin!:
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« Reply #1 on: September 12, 2009 06:28:08 PM »

love them..... thanks for the link.... kids at my school will love to make them
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« Reply #2 on: September 12, 2009 06:28:23 PM »

That is so cool! thanks for the pattern link. I think I need to make an owl banner now Smiley
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« Reply #3 on: September 13, 2009 12:18:36 AM »

They are great - how did I miss those on the Toymaker (love that site too)?
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« Reply #4 on: September 15, 2009 07:58:10 AM »

Wonderful!  Smiley
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« Reply #5 on: September 15, 2009 03:09:33 PM »

The Spanish teacher gives you an A++ on your papel picado!

I've never been able to fit those into my classroom activities due to timing but my kids love my presentation on Dia de los Muertos. Smiley
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« Reply #6 on: September 15, 2009 11:18:41 PM »

Those are great!! Halloween is slowly creeping into my house too! Thanks for the link.
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« Reply #7 on: September 24, 2009 04:31:23 PM »

Aww you guys are awesome!!  Thanks for all the swell compliments!!
The Spanish teacher gives you an A++ on your papel picado!

I've never been able to fit those into my classroom activities due to timing but my kids love my presentation on Dia de los Muertos. Smiley

LOL I'm pretty sure I took Spanish in high school just so I could learn more about Dia de los Muertos.. its my favorite!!
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