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Dia de Los Muertos Party Ideas

By: Atta Girl Says
October 14, 2016

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Dia de Los Muertos Party Ideas Are you familiar with Dia de Los Muertos?  The Mexican holiday celebrated in honor and remembrance of friends and family members who have died? Far from sad, Day of the Dead celebrations are festive and colorful gatherings where friends and family gather to pray for and support their loved ones on their spiritual journey. It is celebrated every year after Halloween on Nov. 1 and 2.  These colorful, crafty and delicious Day of the Dead ideas will help you learn more and gain an appreciation of this important cultural celebration.

Dia de Los Muertos Decorations & Crafts

 We love this colorful felt flower Sugar Skull Wreath from The Crafted Sparrow.

 These Day of the Dead Party Invitations from The Crafty Tee are colorful and whimsical.

 Sugar skulls decorate these Day of the Dead Etched Glasses. You can buy them from Amazon or make your own using our Easy Etch multi-surface etching cream.

Marigolds are considered the flowers of the dead, and they are used prominently in Day of the Dead celebrations. Make your own Paper Marigolds using this tutorial from TinkerLab.

 Use markers to make these Easy Skull Balloons from Growing Up Bilingual

 You're sure to be inspired by these Day of the Dead Party Decorating Ideas from Michelle's Party Plan-It.

Why not take a cue from Cathie Filian and decorate a Dia De Los Muertos Tree?

This Printable Party Kit from HappyThought is a great way to start your party planning.

 Learn how to make a Dia de los Muertos Flower Crown from

Dia de Los Muertos Food


This Skull Cake from Sugar Hero! looks gorgeous and delicious.


These Confetti Cakes from Sweet C's Designs hide a surprise inside.

 These Sugar Skull Caramel Apples from Crafty Chica look too pretty to eat.

 Party guests will love a Day of the Dead Candy Bar like this one from Hey Let's Make Stuff.


How cool are these Marshmallow Skull Pops from


Even picky eaters will love this Sugar Skull Fruit Pizza from Growing Up Bilingual.

 Don't forget the chocolate. This Sugar Skull Chocolate Lovers Trifle from Major Hoff Takes a Wife looks delicious.

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