Sunday, November 1, 2015

Dia De Los Muertos

Dia De Los Muertos will actually start tomorrow on Nov 1.  Are you familiar with this holiday?  Having grown up in San Antonio, TX, I am.  It's actually very similar to a day celebrated by many Christians called All Saint's Day.  Dia de los Muertos in English, Day of the Dead is a celebration, but also a very respectful day for those who have passed.  It is a day of remembrance for all the family and friends who are gone.  In many cultures a table is set up with photos and beloved articles of the deceased person along with candles and gifts.  People gather and tell stories and visit the graves to leave their loved ones offerings which they believe will prevent the dead from haunting them. Overall is very much a celebration of the people who have come before you.

I hope you love this stunning image from SLS Lines today, she's called Day of the Dead Calaveras Girl. Such a beautiful image.  Be sure and check out her other awesome stamps over at the SLS Lines store on Etsy.  Also, we are having a fun Challenge over on the SLS Lines Challenge blog, click the button that says Challenge on the SLS Blog, and join in the fun with us, we'd love to see your creations.

9 comments:

Jennifer Bradley said...

Hi Holley, I have not heard about this celebration and glad you enlightened us, What a nice thing to do to remember the departed. The image is great and love how you have coloured her. Love the skeleton charm and background. Hugs Jennifer xx

KarinsArtScrap said...

fantastic and gorgeous card Holley
Gr Karin

Linda Simpson said...

This is fabulous and loving the image she is stunning!
Hugs
Linda xxx

Laine said...

She really is fabulous Holley and you have colored her so well. Wonderful design and detail.
Laine
xx

Melody Strahan said...

Sugar skulls fascinate me! Love them! Los Calaveras are so much fun!

Lea Brawn said...

Oh wow Holley. An amazing image. Fab x

Jackie Trinder said...

Hi Holley this is an amazing card the image is stunning. Hugs Jackie

Andree said...

A fantastic card Holley. The awesome image is beautifully coloured and I love the skeleton charm xx

Shelley said...

Ohhhhhh, it is such an awesome image and you have colored it beautifully!