eal that the little skull from Spooky Sweets would be great for Dia De Los Muertas cards. I vaguely remember something about this holiday from my Spanish classes, but then again, the only C I've had on my report card came from a Spanish final, so I asked Angelica to fill me in:
You can also find more information here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Day_of_the_Dead Doing a little more interweb research, I loved all the colorful drawings that celebrated the day and decided to try to create my own with that cute little skull:
Zentangle patterns. I thought the middle pattern was reminiscent of a marigold, a flower commonly used during Dia de los Muerta, and even though the bottom layer was named "feathers," it looked close enough to leaves for me. It really was very soothing drawing and coloring in the pattern, especially since I did it while watching some Friday Night Lights. I finished the card by tracing the Nestability blossom die onto white paper so I could add a tiny mat (otherwise everyone's eyes would have exploded from the patterns) and added a touch of bling to Miss Skully's headband.
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