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- The word calavera, Spanish for "skull", can refer to a number of cultural phenomena associated with the Mexican celebration of the Day of the Dead.
- (decorate) deck: be beautiful to look at; "Flowers adorned the tables everywhere"
- (decorate) award a mark of honor, such as a medal, to; "He was decorated for his services in the military"
- The process or art of decorating or adorning something
- A thing that serves as an ornament
- (decorate) make more attractive by adding ornament, colour, etc.; "Decorate the room for the party"; "beautify yourself for the special day"
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Day of the Dead Crafts: More than 24 Projects that Celebrate Dia de los Muertos
Celebrated on November 1 and 2, Day of the Dead honors the memory of departed souls, welcoming them back to celebrate the best of life. Families decorate grave sites with marigolds and set up stunning altars. Streets flutter with paper banners. Store windows glisten with sugar skulls. Skeleton figures grin rakishly from every corner. Day of the Dead Crafts is filled with dozens of terrific projects that allow you to participate in the excitement of the holiday while expressing your own creativity. You'll enjoy showcasing these unique, fun, and meaningful projects throughout the year.
Inside you'll find step-by-step instructions, ideas, and inspiration for a wide range of projects, including:
Calaveras, those comical and clever skeleton figures caught in the act of enjoying life's favorite activities
Masks and skulls made from paper mache, gourds, and even sugar
A meaningful and artistic ofrenda, or altar, to honor those who have passed
Necklaces, earrings, bracelets, and more to wear day or night
Pieces guaranteed to liven up any decor
Colorful, whimsical, and often dramatic, Day of the Dead art is steeped in rich history and symbolism. The projects in Day of the Dead Crafts honor the traditional, while taking advantage of today's materials for a fresh and exciting twist.
Skulls Measures 6" tall and 4.5" wide The skull comes with a hook on the back for easy hanging on the wall The skull is made of Plaster of Paris and it has been hand painted very carefully with colorful paints. The detail is amazing on this skull and will for sure impress everyone. It has a clear coat for protection. This skull will look great everyone you place it. Ready to be displayed! ***CUSTOM SKULLS ARE AVAILABLE PLEASE CONTACT ME FOR DETAILS** ***GIFT WRAP IS AVAILABLE FOR $3.00 EXTRA This includes the following: ~Hand Stamped Tissue Paper (Sugar Skulls, Dancing Skeletons and Mariachi Skeletons) ~Hand Stamped Tag with a colorful string (Sugar Skull and "Dia de los Muertos) ~Dia de los Muertos Post Card (Front has colorful skulls and "Dia de los Muertos, the Back has a light grey background of the version on the front. A message can be written for the person who the skulls is being sent to) ~Raffia (The skulls is wrapped and adds the perfect look) For any questions please contact me.
SUGAR SKULL CAKE
It was my sister's 22nd birthday and she's really into skulls and tattoos. I didn't get time to make her a cake so i just bought one and decorated it. A bit fiddly and my Nan bashed it a bit but it looks ok