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Day of the Dead – Dia de Los Muertos

Dia de Los Muertos is a Latin-American holiday that focuses on gatherings of family and friends to pray for and remember those who have passed away.  The celebration starts November 1 as All Saints' Day and continues November 2nd as All Souls' Day.  Traditions include building private altars honoring the deceased using sugar skulls, marigolds, and the favorite foods… Continue reading Day of the Dead – Dia de Los Muertos

For The Home

UPCYCLED – Pallet Shelf Project

All the pallet projects on pinterest and various blogs has definitely got me wanting to stock up on old wood pallets for projects that I'll probably never get to. We recently moved into our new home so you can imagine the long list of DIY projects I have (and keep adding to). One day my… Continue reading UPCYCLED – Pallet Shelf Project

Sewing

Day of the Dead Apron

After coming across some amazing Alexander Henry Day of the Dead fabric here at hartsfabric.com, I couldn't wait to get started sewing a simple apron.  I found an easy to follow apron pattern and used it as a rough guide.  Using some complimentary hot ping polka dot fabric as the lining and the waistband, not only made this an interesting… Continue reading Day of the Dead Apron