Well, actually, it wouldn't be ALL that weird, considering the Day of the Dead tradition in Mexico. If you are not familiar with it, the idea is that on November 1st the spirits of children who have died are allowed to come back to visit their families and then on November 2nd the adult loved ones join them. It is a great celebration and all quite fascinating, actually. I found this wonderful website with more information if you are interested. BUT...the reason I am speaking of the Day of the Dead today, this fine November 2nd, is because I created my own version of a sugar skull. I didn't use sugar, of course...that would have been disastrous. Yup. A yummy, yummy, delicious disaster. Just say'n. HA!
I created mine with air dry clay and you can find the complete tutorial over on the Creative Paperclay® blog! Get out the glitter, folks, 'cause this one is gonna be fun!!! I really enjoyed making this piece. I've wanted to do a sugar skull for quite some time and having the blog assignment for this day was the PERFECT excuse! You should probably follow that blog. We have LOTS of fun stuff for you over there. Just say'n.
BUT, alas, that is not all I have to share with you, today. Nope. I've got more! I've got a baby card (hence the title...) to show you! A super wicked crazy cute baby card at THAT!
*sigh* CUTENESS!!!! I used a fabulous Danita stamp from 100 Proof Press, called Danita with Bear. Isn't she just the cutest thing you ever did see? She is. I'm telling you and I'm always right about these things. Just say'n.
I paper pieced the image with Simple Stories papers. They are SO cute!!!! I love the colors! The stickers are from the same collection.
The ribbon is May Arts polka dot grosgrain cuteness and the corrugated heart is from Jillibean Soup. The puppy hair is from either Maggie and/or Thatcher and came free of charge! HA! I added the adorable clothespin and just about fell in love!
And...so that is what has been on my busy workdesk this week. HOWEVER, when one looks at that desk now...well, it looks pretty boring...
...boring, but READY and WAITING for the next project! I may be feeling a creative surge coming on!!! I love those!!!! To see more fabulous workspaces, check out Julia's blog! It's so much fun!!! And join us any Wednesday!!!
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Jingle out, folks! Have a wacky Wednesday!