Monday, November 1, 2010

Dia de los Muertos/A Celebration of life Blog Hop

Welcome to El Día de los Muertos/
A Celebration of Life Blog Hop!!!

Please read all the post! I know it's long but I promise you will not regret it!!! :) and if the music bothers you.... hmmm just click mute! hehe

I am very excited to be hosting this hop with my BFF, Gaby! I was thinking a few months back how we don't see a lot of Latino theme scrapping things and well.... here it is!!!
El Dia de los Muertos is not in any way a celebration of death itself. El Dia de los Muertos is a time to honor those people in our lives that have passed away. It is a time to celebrate the life they had and to remember them by bringing out their favorite things. One thing that is very customary to do, are altars.
I created one for my grandpa.

This is a place where you decorate and put pictures and all the favorite things your loved ones loved. For example my grandpa's altar has LOTS of pictures because he was a professional photographer, there is a Tecate beer, tequila shot glasses, and did you notice the jar of mayo? Well, he put that thing on EVERYTHING he ate!

It is a VERY colorful celebration! Another staple of el Dia de los Muertos are decorated sugar skulls.

I have seen the kits to make this at teacher stores... wouldn't that be a fun class project?! Well, I found this free image for those teachers that might want to have a quick Dia de los Muertos art project. 

Onto my projects, I created a few things. I got inspired!! My first project is a layout of my grandpa.


and a few cards!
Using free image from google


Don't you just love Minnie dressed for Dia de los Muertos?!!

Used Rock Princess and DCWV Mi Casa stack

and one more project! I did this drawing inspired by Frida Kahlo! All by hand!!!


What do you think? I still have a few more things!! 

I have one more card featuring Market Street Stamps... why???? 
GIVEAWAY #1 
Angelica donated the BFFs collection!!! Yes, my favorite!! If you are thinking of buying some stamps... I highly recommend these!!! Really!! They are a good size and come with super cute sentiments!!

GIVEAWAY #2
I found Flor Larios through Angelica and I fell in love with her art! She has donated this beautiful print.
and the GRAND GIVEAWAY!!
A Monsterville collection!!! Look at all the things one lucky hopper will get!!!

Now, this is what you have to do:

In order to qualify for the GRAND GIVEAWAY you HAVE to leave a comment on each participating blog. After leaving a comment on all the blogs come back here and tell me you did the hop!

For the Giveaways #1 and #2 leave a comment here telling me which project from here is your favorite! There will be three winners here!!! plus all the other giveaways on the rest of the blogs!!!

Now, go on!! hop around!!! 
or in Spanish "a brincar" hmmm doesn't make sense in Spanish!:

Abby www.scrapbookaholicbyabby.com You are here!


 

Winner of the Gaby Abby Challenge is posted to the right on the side bar.

You have until Tuesday midnight to hop around, we will choose a winner Wednesday and post winner that same day!

164 comments:

Rhonda Emery said...

i love the layout of your dad how sweet and a wonderful memorie you have of him.

Rhonda Emery said...
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GabyCreates.com said...

I love it all!!! but my super favorite is Minnie!!! you know I love Disney!!
Great job comadrita!!!!
and thanks for all the organizing you did!!!
Love, Gaby

Debra said...

They are all wonderful but..hands down MINNIE TFS!

xdebrax@yahoo.com

Luv 2 Create said...

All wonderful including Mini.
Marcie

Celeste B. said...

BEAUTIFUL! Thanks so much for letting me participate!!! You are so talented, I just love your work!!! :) TFS!

creative patti said...

As a Latina Woman I love this celebration. My favorite project is your layout, it has inspired me t make one of the woman I love the most- My Grandmother! A beautiful, strong, independent woman. I love Your Grandma!!!! Thanks you so much for this.

cozy86 said...

WOW you did a great job :)

Addicted Scrapper said...

All of your projects are great but I think the one you dd freehand of Frida is my gave cause it really shows off your wonderful talents

creative patti said...

Finished the hop and left comments on all the blogs that had their post up, some did not (will go back later this n=morning and see if they are up.) What amazing work by all the wonderful ladies, thank you for sharing. I had fun and now I have to go make my layout.
pattig161@yahoo.com

Sharon said...

My favorite project of yours is your layout of your father, one reason being that great photo with his hat cocked over one eye. He looks like a lot of fun!! Awesome layout. And I know favorite means one, but I just can't keep it to one. My other favorite of yours is the card with your drawing! I love Frida; she has interested me for several years since I saw a movie about her life. Way to you with all of your things! I love that you value your heritage so much and celebrate is so happily!

DonnaS said...

The decorated skull cards are beautiful. Love the color combinations.
Donna

Sharon said...

I have finished the hop except for two that may be up later; I will check back! Thanks for the fun and the wonderful prizes you are offering!!! Super generous of you and Gaby to do all of this. I think I followed all the blogs!! I am a new blogger and am loving it.

Doris said...

what a handsome man he was... It is good to remember our family..
parkernana5 @ Cox.net

kathlee said...

I love the Minni dressed for Dia de los Muertos. It's adorable!
TFS.
kathlee154@gmail.com
http://kathleessnippitsncricuts.blogspot.com

JoAnn said...

Just finished the blog hop. Amazing projects by all that are involved! Thanks so much for hosting this unusual and sometimes forgotten holiday here in the states. (Also 2 blogs didn't have thiers up yet- I work nightshift so hopefully I can get back on here after I wake up this late afternoon before I go to work).JoAnn

Amanda Villarreal said...

This is awesome Abby! I love your Grandpa's layout. Very nice. I agree, there is not a lot of hispanic/latino inspired projects out there. We need to get ProvoCraft to make a Spanish inspired cartridge for us!

DonnaMundinger said...

Beautiful altar and such fabulous projects! Alll of your artwork looks soooo festive! I love every bit of it, but Minnie just made me giggle. xxD

live well laugh often love always said...

very festive indeed!
gad1974@windstream.net

Rhonda Emery said...

I have finished all the blogs. and all I can say is wow. a bunch of talanted ladies and all have surely honored all their love ones that are no longer with them. great work ladies.

Amanda Villarreal said...

I just finished the hop and wow what talent! This was very fun thanks for hosting it!

Hey Jude said...

I think the Minnie Mouse card is my favorite. I just love all the colors and the skulls you found are just fantastic. JSharer417 at aol dot com

flowerdisco said...

Abby............thanks for all you have shared with us today and all the GORGEOUS sugar skulls and altar to your grandpa.

all your giveaways are awesome and i love your Frida creation.

Jessica said...

Everything you did to express our culture and traditions is awesome! Perfect examples to explain Dia De Los Muertos to my kids.

TFS
Jess B.
thatzuneek@gmail.com

Minta's Creations said...

I'm your newest follower!
I love your Minnie card! What an awesome giveaway and Thanks for the chance to win.
Minta

mintab@gmail.com

Check out my blog if you get a chance and let me know what you think.

http://mintascreations.blogspot.com/

Jen said...

Wow Abby this is awesome!!! It's a very tough decision to make on the cards!!! I love everyone of them, but The Frida card is a fave and I love what you did with your Grandfathers page. The colors are just so fun!!!! Thanks so much for sharing this special day that you celebrate with all of us! Now I'm off to hop on the other blogs.
hugs,jen
jennyscards.blogspot.com
jenniferhogge07@yahoo.com

Erika Valdez said...

I love your projects!! Thank you so much for asking me to be a part of this awesome hop!!


Erika

abusybee - DoubleClick Connections said...

Your alter is amazing, love all the wonderful cards!

My Quilling Nest said...

Neat Projects so colorful! Minnie Mouse and Easel card are my favorite.
Fun Hop!
Linda K.

myquillingnest at hotmail dot com

Chrys said...

Just finished the blog hop. This was my first time participating in a blog hop. It was nice to see everyone's creative projects. Love your layouts.

Cristina said...

Abby,

Your altar came out so amazing. I seriously laughed so hard when I saw the flantastico card, I love me some FLAN!!

Thanks for hosting this super fun blog hop

Hugs

Cristina

http://www.craftingwithcristina.com

now i'm off to hop

Minta's Creations said...

Hi Abby...I finished the blog hops. such awesome projects out there.
Minta

Thanks for the chance to win.
http://mintascreations.blogspot.com/
mintab@gmail.com

Hey Jude said...

Just finished the hop and what great ideas, frames, explosion boxes, layouts, wall hanging and so much more, this was a fantastic and very colorful blog hop. JSharer417@aol.com

Ticketgoddess said...

These are all fantasic projects. I really like your LO of your Grandfather...it is so special!! Thanks for the chance to win!!
Bev Borda

bevborda at yahoo dot com

Ticketgoddess said...

These are all fantasic projects. I really like your LO of your Grandfather...it is so special!! Thanks for the chance to win!!
Bev Borda

bevborda at yahoo dot com

CyndiU said...

I am so thankful to you and your best friend Gaby for having this hop. Your projects are all beautiful, but my favorite is the layout of your grandfather. You've inspired me to do one for my grandparents. I've been wanted to start a heritage album and maybe now I have been inspired. Also the music was great. I sure do miss being in a Latino community. cureta2@yahoo.com

ScrapinShana said...

Wow! Love all the projects you made! The scrapbook page is awesome, but I really love the first card you made using the free google image! Too cool! Off to hop and see what everyone has created =)

Emily said...

What a great memory of your dad! I love your project! TFS :)

Emily (coolcricutcreations at yahoo dot com)

creative patti said...

Now I am really done! Went back and finished the blogs that did not have them up the first time, So glad I did, loving all the projects. I left comments all all of the blog in this blog hop. Thank you again.
pattig161@yahoo.com

Liset said...

Its hard to pick, they are all so beautiful and colorful. Me encantaron todos ! muy bellos.
My fave would be the one you did on your own by hand. It shows me how inspired you were and how hard you worked on dedicating this to your grandpa.

TFS, Liset
hailemnat@gmail.com

bumblebee creations said...

WOW!!! They are all super--but I love the Flantastic card--my daughter was in Spanish class and they did a super for $$ to help them get to Mexico--one of the things they made was Flan!!

My Quilling Nest said...

Hi Abby, I just finished doing the hop! It was so much fun to see all these projects and all the talented ladies that participated. Thank you for a fun Hop!
Hugs,
Linda
myquillingnest at hot mail dot com

ScrapinShana said...

I just finished the hop and all I can say is WOW! What wonderful, beautfiul, inspiring creations that all of you made! I really enjoyed learning more about this celebration that I really didn't know alot about. I appreciate the ladies who shared personal stories about their families as if we were really "friends"! What a great way to start the day. I will share this with my kids, I love learning new things about other cultures! Thank you so much, this has to be one of my favorite hops ever! =)

grandmafairymary said...

I hopped all around... beautiful projects. My favorite is Minnie! Thanks for sharing all your projects!

Littigs said...

There are also wonderful, I especially love your LO.

Ticketgoddess said...

Just finished hopping around!! What amazing talent!! Hard to pick just one project..they were all fantastic!!

Bev B
bevborda at yahoo dot com

Ticketgoddess said...

Just finished hopping around!! What amazing talent!! Hard to pick just one project..they were all fantastic!!

Bev B
bevborda at yahoo dot com

Debbie said...

wow this is amazing I love the wedding couple Debbie

bumblebee creations said...

WOWAERS! I just finished the hop--you sure did invite such very talented gals to accompany you with this hop!!! Loved every one of them! Great works of Love!

Monica said...

I love the layout for your grandpa!

You did great. My son is part hispanic and I think he might find this holiday neat.

Great job on all your projects!

http://happyscrappn2.blogspot.com/

Mad Crafter said...

You are amazing! These projects are beautiful. I will make sure Madison sees this tonight! She just adores you. I am so impressed with all your work. These are fabulous!
Cindy, Madison's mom

Joanne said...

Omgoodness, i love everything.You never see anything on dia de los muertos and its really awesome that you're educating everyone on what its about. as a latina i am really proud and happy to take part in this. My daughter and I made an altar to honor my grandma gg this year and whenever someone stops by the house they are really inspired by it so it makes us feel really good to see others spreading our cultures beliefs. i love the frida card, i'm going to have to make one now:)i went to all the blogs and was so inspired, thank you so much for hosting this great blog hop.
-Joanne

Anonymous said...

My favorite is the Frida cards. But they are all great.

gaby@hispaniclifestyle.com

Aissa's said...

Wow, this is my first Blog Hop and it is so nice. I really enjoyed seeing all the great projects. I always thought a Blog hop you had to make something. lol Motive me to do more with my Blog.

I love you the layout of your Grandpa. The picture of him with the hat is priceless. Love our Latino Men and their hats.

Aissa's said...

Sorry forgot to mention I commented on all the blogs.

JennyKozar said...

How can you expect me to pick - your grandfather layout, Minnie Mouse and your freehand drawing are all so beautiful!

TFS ~ Jenny kozar

joeygirl86 said...

OMG your cards are amazing!! You were a busy bee! And that LO is great! So much inspiration! Thanks for the chance to win!

teachU14 said...

Great projects!!! I love the layout with your grandfather. And I agree with Amanda... we need to get Provo Craft to make some Latin inspired cartridges :)

http://teachu14.blogspot.com/

Jamie said...

wow.. all of your projects are so great.. all of your cards are so bright and colorful and I really love the layout of your grandpa the colors and the b&w pics make it so vintage the pics are great! tfs!
-jamie
babyblueangel_30@yahoo.com

Yolonda said...

Beautiful display. I love all of the cards.

Yolonda
yianthony at yahoo dot com

Mrs.Debbie said...

This is an amazingly card. Very fitting for the day of the dead celebration. My teens would love this card

Scrap Vamp said...

Amazing! Love all the projects, especially that Flantastico card (So cute!).

CyndiU said...

Wow! Think I made it to all 12. I learned so much and enjoyed each hop. Listened to the music you had on your site the entire hop. Now I'm so homesick for ABQ.

Ashleigh said...

tfs, wonderful way to remember those who we lost! Over the last 5 or 6 years I am learning more and more about this day!

aecopenhaver at gmail dot com

Creepy Glowbugg said...

I have been so inspired by all of the wonderful projects and memories associated with each one! I will be celebrating this holiday next year for sure! Thank you for sharing such a beautiful holiday and tradtion!
I really like your scrapbook pages. Such beautiful simplicity!

Sharon said...

All of your projects are awesome, but I think my favorite is the layout of your Grandpa. And I love the mayo. jar on the altar. My DH use to do that too. I got him out of the habit. His Mother and Granny
put it in everything from potatoes to peas! Just starting the hop so I'll be back! :)

PinkBlingCrafter said...

I love all the cards and layout hard to pick. Since I have to pick one I would have to say the mini mouse card. Love it great job. Off hopping I go. I'll be back!!!

Anonymous said...

Hi Abby, Such a colorful occasion. The colors are fantastic and your tribute to Grandpa is wonderful. Nancy Walker at 4walkers14@comcast.net

Anna said...

Love the layout and how you honored your love one. And the card is just adorable. Thanks for the chance to win
annadowdy at gmail dot com

KARLA UREA said...

Wao I love all the cards and the Lo!!! But my favorite one is the Frida!!!
Thanks again for the invitation to be part of this hop blog, love
Karla U

debpaint16 said...

Your "Grandpa" Layout the best! I look forward to the rest of the hop!

debpaint16@aol.com

Lolis said...

I love all your projects, I liked the cards you made especially the easel card. I would never have thought of making dia de los muertos card, thanks for the inspiration.
floresrg4@aol.com

A Scrap Above said...

Hi Abby~
First off, my hubby is Spanish,& I love hearing all the stories & tells of how their family has done "Dia de los Muertos" (thinking that's Day of the dead).. I love the LO of your Grandpa, & the mayo jar, what a great memory! my pa's was butter!
Anyways, I love your blog, and am already a follower. OH, and yes Minnie is too cute!
TFS and a chance to win some yummy candy!
Bonnie Cantu
http://ascrapabove.blogspot.com
ascrapabove@aol.com

Lisa said...

I love it all! I adore Minnie! My family would get a kick out of the flantastico card! Thanks

shop2udrop at embarqmail dot com

The Archiving Angel said...

Felicidades on your blog hop & for the celebration of life.
Your projects are stunning!
Thank you for sharing it with us all.
All the best,
Sonia
archivingangel@yahoo.com

PinkBlingCrafter said...

Abby, Wow that was a fun hop I love all the projects. Great choice with all the talented ladies!!!!

Sharon said...

WOW!!! Everyone's projects were just amazing!!! Really makes you think about the fact that we need to honor those that have gone before us. They are who made us who
we are! Thank you for doing this hop and educating us all! :)

Lori said...

I really liked you layout for your
Grandpa - and the minnie mouse card was great! ~lori
gallionlori at gmail dot com

Kards by Kathi said...

Great skulls....very colorful. Thanks for sharing.

Lisa said...

I just finished the blog hop! Wow! Everything was so colorful. Thanks for hosting.

shop2udrop at embarqmail dot com

Felicia said...

These are really awesome. I kinda like the Minnie card since I'm a Disney kid at heart. Thanks for the blog hop. I'm lookin forward to hopping around. Smooches... fgreggs@yahoo.com

Becky said...

I love the lay out of your Grandpa, what a wonderful way to remember.

Anonymous said...

very nice layouts. Thanks for sharing.

Sylvia (sylrg71@yahoo.com)

debpaint16 said...

I just finished the hop! Thank you & Gaby for the opportunity to learn about your cultures tributes to your beloved departed family members!!

debpaint16@aol.com

Felicia said...

I completed my hop. These were all some great blogs to visit and become followers of. Thanks for the give aways. Smooches...

Sue said...

Your layout is gorgeous, a great way to remember your Grandfather. Thanks for the blog hop, I've visited some fantastic sites x

Maria said...

My favorite project is your grandfather's layout! I also really like your second card the one with the black flower in the corner.

I had a very nice time visiting everyone's blogs, so much talent and ispiration!

Thanks for doing this.

Feliz dia de Los Muertos!

TR said...

I haven't been on a hop in a long time!
Looking forward to the fun!

The sculls freak me out a bit to be
honest! hahahahaha. But the MIckey one
is kinda cute. :?

TR

Charlotte said...

Hi, I love the layout of your grandpa. But my favorite is the flantastic. Yum, it makes me hungry.

Kards by Kathi said...

I finished the blog hop and am letting you know that I LOVED it. Thanks for setting it up.

Barb said...

I like your cards using the Google images. I remember watching a video about El Dia de los Muertos every year in high school Spanish class!

Linda said...

Great Blog Hop!

Debbi said...

My favorite is the layout you did of your Grampa. It's awesome! I love the drawing you did also...you're very good!
*smiles*
debbi

BUZZY BEE DESIGNS & GRAPHICS said...

El Día de los Muertos Cards are very colorful
Rebecca Minor
buzzybeedesignsATyahooDOTcom

Linda said...

Did the hop! It brought back a lot of memories for me, thanks!

pattyk said...

hi I like the flantastic! great work. thanks millierose651@aol.com

craftaholic said...

Wow I can't wait to get started on this hop!! I love the minnie mouse card!!
ilovetonkinese2athotmaildotcom
Rexann
Now on to hopping!!!

Patrice said...

Ooooh I just love the skull cards they are so colorful! I think death should be celebrated and this is a great holiday example of it! But my favorite is the layout of your grandfather AMAZING!
trygod20@verizon.net I will be done with the blog hop momentarily!

Barb said...

I've done the whole hop and left a comment on each blog. Thanks for hosting this hop!

critterbugg365 said...

OMG I am speechless by your beautiful projects! You did such a wonderful job on everything, it's so hard to choose which is my fav, but I have to say the Minnie one was very creative my friend!

Pamela Aigner said...

Your projects are wonderful!
One year I did make sugar skulls with my class. I molded the skulls and let them dry, but the children decorated them. We used that puffy paint instead of icing, and added glitters, sequins, and foil paper. They were awesome!
dakotadawn7553@hotmail.com

critterbugg365 said...

Abby, I was completely blown away by all of the beautiful projects. You had a great line up of Los Muertos designers. Congrats I think your Hop was a success!
Sandra

Debbi said...

I just finished the blog hop! It was a lot of fun, and the projects were all so creative.
*smiles*
debbi

Nadia's World said...

My favorite of your projects was the layout for your grandpa. I also liked the first of your sugar skull cards...although Minnie was pretty cute too.

TFS!!

Nicole
niclax13@gmail.com

Vicki said...

My favorite is Minnie. Thanks for the sugar skull - it will be fun to color.

craftaholic said...

I just finished the blog hop and Had a good time and there was so many talented gals!! Thanks for having a Great Hop!! I am so inspired by all!!
ilovetonkinese2athotmaildotcom
Rexann

Debby said...

Love those skulls. Each one so unique.
angel hugs
Debby

My Crafting Time said...

I love the mini card! Thanks so much for hosting this excellent blog hop! TFS

stacy at mycraftingtime dot com

Nadia's World said...

Just finished the blog hop! Tons of talented crafters on the hop...so happy that you all shared this special occasion with us!

Nicole
niclax13@gmail.com

Kadrisc said...

What fun projects!! Thanks for sharing, Karen

CrafteA said...

I love your Grandpa page & the Minnie card.

Louie said...

OMG! your blog is so cool; favorite was the cards and plus the music.. lila downs fan myself =)

silvia said...

Fabulous hop!! I love your page for your Grandfather!! Your cards are all amazing!! I love reading everyone's stories along the way. I loved everyone's projects but Gaby's husbands decorated skulls and Donna's decorated skull lights were my favorites.

buglvr2010 said...

Wow! Abby you are super creative...all your projects are just awesome, but I just love the one with the black Prima...so beautiful. I just got finished printing my kids some photos of loved ones to take to school tomorrow. This is a great idea for a hop!

Tanya Isis Ayala said...

very inspiring

Louie said...

ok.. already did all the "BRINCAR" for the night.. but it was AWESOME..

scrappingfrog said...

Feliz Dia De Los Muertos! Loved the hop! Gracias, I had so much fun and became followers to all the great team and awesome work!!

Maria Elena said...

Great job !

http://www.mariaelenaworld.blogspot.com/

Liz said...

Abby they are all beautifl, I especially like your LO, I don't see enough of them!

Liz C

MommaMcVic said...

I LOVE the layout of your dad! it is beautiful
kacee
mcvicwif@yaho.com

Anna said...

Love your grandpa page and the Minnie card. TFS

Tere said...

Love the layout and all the ideas. Thank You for keeping "el día de los muertos" alive! :)

So glad my friend Karla invited me... ok... a brincar... tienes razón... no suena tan bien jaja!

MommaMcVic said...

Finished the hop- there are some great things along the way! I learned a lot TFS!
Kacee
mcvicwif@yahoo.com

Tere said...

I just finished the blog hop... it was AMAZING. Thank You for organizing this fabulous "Dia de los muertos" blog hop. I loved all the projects.

Teri said...

What a great Blog Hop idea. I love your work. The school that I work at has an altar every year and I find the tradition a wonderful honor our loved ones. I have been inspired by your work.

SCRAPGIRL : PATTY TANUZ said...

This celebration in my country is magical because we honor our dead and your work, so full of color, represent this party perfect,I think it is a tradition that we must never lose, today I eat a mini "calaverita hehehe............. I'm a mexican scrapper and I'm happy to join of your Blog hop, is curious, in Mexico we also want to celebrate Halloween and your, Day of the Dead!!!!! hehhehe Kisses and I hope to be lucky!!!!!!!!! I made all Blog Hop!!! Yupi!!!!! :)

Lisa J said...

So love the Minnie Card! Really puts a spin on that cut! Off to hop along!

Sharon said...

Okay I have now completed your Blog Hop and what a fun one it was!!! I learned a lot and found a lot of inspiration! Thanks for hosting Abby and Gaby!!

A Scrap Above said...

Hi Abby~

Well I am done with the hop.. I really enjoyed all the wonderful projects and the stories that these ladies had to tell.
Thank you for such a great hop!
TFS and a chance to win
Bonnie C
http://ascrapabove.blogspot.com
ascrapabove@aol.com

Lisa J said...

Oh Abby! This was one truly amazing hop! I am definitely setting a reminder on my phone to come back tomorrow and see if there are even more wonderful creations! Thanks so much for enlightening me tonight and giving me a moment to remember my dad. Been to all the hop spots & posted have a wonderful day!

Teri said...

Thanks for organizing this blog hop! I find your projects to be wonderful! I am going to enjoy this!

jenlynnie said...

feliz dia de los muertos! great stuff.

VICTORIA said...

whew... I finally finished the hop. What a wonderful way to honor the Loved ones that are not here anymore.
My favorite is Minnie on your page.

Trickut said...

These are all amazing! I love the pages for your Grandfather, and that minnie is just to cute! I am so thankful you put this hop together. My son is in his first spanish class and I was asked to make a cake to celebrate this Holiday. I knew next to nothing about the day of the dead before this, in fact what I knew came from a scooby doo cartoon! :) (yep still watch with my kiddos)LOL. You have inspired me with all the creativity here and I am looking forward to doing justice to a wonderfully sweet and special Holiday.

Thank you
Rachel
gl2814@zoominternet.net

Melissa said...

WOW! The colors and designs are out of this world! I love Minnie dressed up! lol Too stinkin' cute!

I'm off to hop!

Melissa
www.disneydreamerdesigns.blogspot.com

Luz Maria Bruna said...

Amiga,te tengo un regalito en mi blog!
Luzma

Melissa said...

I just finished the hop and all I can say is "WOW!!!" I found at least 4 more amazing blogs to follow that I wasn't already following and saw some amazing projects while getting a bit of a history lesson as well! Thanks for the fun!

Melissa
www.disneydreamerdesigns.blogspot.com

Monica Flores said...

Amiga I am loving the Minnie mouse card you mDE. iT IS PERFECTO!

Monica Flores said...

Abby, I am so glad that I "brincar" lol. All the projects were absolutely wonderful! Thank you so mcuh for hosting this! I'm so happy someone did!

Gramjak said...

Absolutely awesome projects -- Thanks so much for the freebie coloring page! i plan to do a project with it tODAY! I LOVE the usic, your Dad's LO is magnificent, and , of course, Minnie, is a hoot!

Thanks for the wonderful blog hop opportunity to participate in this day with you!

HildeM said...

Thanks for an amazing bloghop! I've visited every blog, and had such a fantastic time! I loved every entry, but Minnie made me smile ♥

Hugs, Hilde

Jessica said...

I love the colors! But I'm not too fond of the skulls. I am not of Latino heritage, so if my name is drawn, please draw again so that beautiful print can go to someone who will have a special place to hang it.

The Purple Scrapbooker said...

They are all great, but I do really love the minnie mouse one! Great job on everything you did!!

Lindy said...

The layout of your grandpa is precious; but the card with Minnie is just toooo cute.

TFS

craft dreams said...

My daughter also told me that there is "PAN DE MUERTOS" that she saw on some altars.
Very Happy that you are proud of your heritage !!! That makes you an even greater person. Mexico is such a great country. My daughter loved the 3 yrs she lived there. GREAT PEOPLE !!! Que viva MEJICO !!!! Martha C.
mcaballerobrito@hotmail.com

Kich724 said...

OMG SOOO AWESOME!!! Darnit!! I wish i could scrap more

Lolis said...

I did it! I completed the hop! So much culture and inspiration! thank you so much!

Lindy said...

Thanks for the wonderful hippity hop! So much inspiration and wonderful talent.

Hugs ~ Lindy

Chris Wooten said...

oh how fun

mcwooten1999@carolina.rr.com

cfine said...

This is my first visit to your blog. I think your skull cards are beautiful, love all the colors!

kim said...

I love all of the projects. The colors and artwork on the skulls is incredible. But, I especially like the layout you did for your grandfather. Very classy.

Karelj said...

I so love the layout of your father. i am in the middle of a heritage project myself, and I got some great ideas about using black and whites from you! Thanks so much!

Adrea said...

I love the page you did for your grandpa and the first card! I'm off to hop along now!

Karelj said...

Wow, Abby! what a wonderful hop! I learned so much and got so many great ideas for the heritage album I'm making. Thanks so much for doing this! ksjennings(at)gmail(dot).com

Barb said...

great projects, love them all~!

Adrea said...

Woo Hoo! I made it all the way through the blog hop! Thanks for kicking things off and the giveaways!

alwayscharlie said...

Just setting off on the blog (kids had the computer all day) but I loved your post.The layout honoring your grandpa was my favorite followed by the minnie card. It made me chuckle!! Your post was coincidental - over the weekend my niece asked me to help her with a class projwect - making candy skulls. I honestly had no idea what they were until I googled.

DebbyP said...

I'm suppose to choose one when they are all so great. Love that you're sharing this Latin tradition with everyone. I'll have to remember these card ideas for my co-worker next year. TFS. Can't wait to see what the others did. Love blogs hops
TTFN. Debby in Ca. dpookybear at yahoo dot com

Scrappin with the bug said...

I loved the Rock Princess easel card. VEry nice blog hop. I am not of Latino decent but this is a great way to honor the culture.

Thanks,

Scrappin with the bug said...

I loved the Rock Princess easel card. VEry nice blog hop. I am not of Latino decent but this is a great way to honor the culture.

Thanks,

DebbyP said...

Wow that was so fun. Had a little trouble trying to leave a comment bon one of the blogs but think I got them all. Once again thanks for this blog hop and showing us an awesome tradition to honor our loved ones.
TTFN. Debby in CA. dpookybear at yahoo dot com

lindagk23 said...

I love the layout of your Grandpa, but they were all cute! Thank you so much for sharing. lindagk23

villasenor said...

Nice

Lymari said...

i loved all the cards but my fav was the minnie one so cutie