Day of the Dead Crafts
More Than 24 Projects that Celebrate Día de los Muertos
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.
Title: Day of the Dead Crafts
Author: Kerry Arquette; Andrea Zocchi; Jerry Vigil
- Academic > Anthropology > Manners and customs (General) > Human body and its parts. Personal beauty
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- Crafts & Hobbies