Day of the Dead

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Day of the Dead

Author Paula Pascual

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96 pages
252 x 195mm
Published Sep 2017
ISBN 9781780975764
Book Summary

Be inspired by the rituals, flavours, motifs and costumes of Mexico's Day of the Dead festival. Create your own celebration with gorgeous handcrafted decorations, stylish make-up designs and accessories, as well as delicious recipes.

The Traditional Mexican event of Dia de los Muertos ("Day of the Dead") (21 October-2 November), which celebrates the lives of the deceased, has spread internationally alongside the growing popularity of Halloween festivites.

Both informative and practical, this book includes 20 easy-to-make projects. Several are based on the flowers, candles and sugar skulls that attract and guide the spirits to the altar, as well as food and drink ideas to create a fabulous centrepiece and treats for your party table. Fun decorations draw on Mexican crafts, including cut-paper banners and festive frills for fairy lights. The book also explains the spectacular look of La Catrina, the skeleton lady, with ideas for costumes and instructions on facial art.

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