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« on: October 28, 2013 08:55:48 AM »

More shrines!  I made these two shrines for a Day of the Dead swap at Retro Cafe Art Gallery.  This just happens to be one of my favorite themes and so I was happy to play along!  My past Day of the Dead shrines have always utilized very bold primary colors and red always seemed to dominate so I wanted to broaden my color horizons a bit this time around.  When I ordered supplies the orange and yellow paper roses just jumped out at me.  These are usually two of my least favorite colors but I really think they worked well on the first shrine.



The second shrine I again used yellow but paired it with some red and a few orange accents.  My favorite part of this shrine is the border.  I think I am going to have a future love affair with the Sharpie Paint marker things I used for it! 



I wish I had remembered to take photos of the sides and backs of each as they are arted up a bit too but I was in a hurry this morning Wink

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« Reply #1 on: October 28, 2013 08:59:39 AM »

Lovely job as usual, Lindy!  I love the roses on the first shrine, and the little paper banner on the second - so very Mexican!  clever! 
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« Reply #2 on: October 28, 2013 10:43:47 AM »

They are so pretty!
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« Reply #3 on: October 28, 2013 03:29:18 PM »

love these little shrines, the orange and yellow totally reminds me of the marigolds used in Mexico on many people's DOD altars.
I pinned the top one to our Craftster shrines and altered art board on Pinterest Smiley
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« Reply #4 on: October 29, 2013 05:06:39 AM »

Great job as always, Lindy. 
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« Reply #5 on: October 29, 2013 09:44:46 AM »

Thanks!  How exciting to be pinned by Craftster Smiley
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