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Miniature Día de los Muertos projects for dollhouses, roomboxes and dioramas

Day of the Dead (Día de los Muertos) is a Latin American holiday celebration, honouring friends and relatives who have passed away.

 

Miniature Shrunken Head of King


Links to miniature projects

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  • photo albums, blog posts, webpages

Skellies - by Nora Jean

 

Blogs

  • Blogs concentrating on the Day of the Dead or categories/labels about it in blogs

Day of the Dead Market

Girl Zombie Authors

 

Groups

  • Discussion groups, forums (or forum categories) and photo groups dedicated to the Day of the Dead.

 

Supplies for sale

  • Supplies needed for making the Day of the Dead projects.

 

Miniatures for sale

  • Do you have a section for the Day of the Dead in your shop? Add a direct link to that item here.

Day of the Dead Dioramas

Wooded Woods - by Kamila Mlvnarczvk

 

Books

  • Books about miniature Day of the Dead projects (also books with chapters about them)

 

Instructions for miniatures

 

Miniature printables

 

Wallpapers

  • Wallpapers that go well with Day of the Dead projects

 

Other Printies

  • Book/magazine covers related to the Day of the Dead

 

Links

  • links to sites showing how to make items related to the Day of the Dead

Lesson Plans - for children and project ideas

Marigolds and Cockscomb Flowers - from About.com, for Day of the Dead shrines or ofrendas

Sugar Skulls - by Nora Jean

 

Videos

  •  YouTube videos about miniature projects related to this subject

 

Research/ Inspiration

  • Nov 1 honours departed children, Nov 2 departed adults
  • Marigolds for Day of the Dead display

 

Tips/Hints

  • sugar skulls - use crushed Epsom salts, fine white glitter, white sand or glittery eye shadow to coat the surface.
  • if the glitter is too shiny, try coating with matt or semi-gloss sealer.

 

 

Ideas about what is needed for these projects

  • links to inspiring pages
  • ideas for shop names
  • YouTube videos about the subject

 

 

 

 

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