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Saturday 2 November 2013

Celebrating El Día de los Muertos Bombshell Style!

Here's some information from Wikipedia about this holiday!
Day of the Dead (Spanish: Día de Muertos) is a Mexican holiday celebrated throughout Mexico and around the world in other cultures. The holiday focuses on gatherings of family and friends to pray for and remember friends and family members who have died. It is particularly celebrated in Mexico, where the day is a bank holiday. The celebration takes place on November 1 and 2, in connection with the Catholic holidays of All Saints' Day and All Souls' Day.   
A common symbol of the holiday is the skull (in Spanish calavera), which celebrants represent in masks, called calacas (colloquial term for skeleton), and foods such as sugar or chocolate skulls, which are inscribed with the name of the recipient on the forehead. Sugar skulls as gifts can be given to both the living and the dead. Other holiday foods include pan de muerto, a sweet egg bread made in various shapes from plain rounds to skulls and rabbits, often decorated with white frosting to look like twisted bones.

Bombshell Stamps has twelve stamp sets that are perfect for this holiday, so be sure to check them out!

Now for some Día de los Muertos inspiration from the Bombshell Girls and Pin-Ups!

GlitteryKatie used Madonna Woodcut       

1 comment:

  1. I love that Madona woodcut! I feel a need to order more stamps! LOL