Día De Los Muertos

DIY Cempasúchil Pom Pom Garland

 
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It’s nearing the end of October, and that means I only have one holiday on my mind (and it’s not the one you think) — it’s Día de Muertos! There is no holiday I love crafting for more than Día de Muertos as there are so many awesome, colorful projects you can make to help celebrate the occasion. Artelexia and I knew we had to create something that fuses our favorite craft with one of our favorite holidays, which is how we came up with the idea for a Cempasúchil Pom Pom Garland!

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DIY Cempasúchil (Marigold) Pom Pom Garland with Artelexia

 
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I am bursting with excitement to bring this super beautiful and special DIY to you today in partnership with Artelexia, the most incredible Mexican goods shop ever! For my second contributor post for Artelexia, I came up with a project for the only holiday on Mexican minds right now: Día de Muertos, known in English as Day of the Dead. Although the holiday, which honors lost loved ones, isn’t technically until November…

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Your Guide to a KILLER Día de los Muertos Party (+ free DIY download!)

 

To celebrate 1 WHOLE YEAR of The Neon Tea Party, we simply had to throw a birthday party, and what better theme for an October birthday than Día de los Muertos? (Or as we called it, Día de los Neon!) For those unfamiliar with Día de los Muertos, it’s a three-day-long Mexican holiday around Halloween in which families celebrate the lives of those they’ve lost by visiting their graves and…

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