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Dia De Los Muertos aka Day of the Dead

Oh Goody!  My favorite time of the year is fast approaching and I need (of all things) a tiara.  Every girl should have at least one and at the moment I have none.

My theme is Dia de los Muertos.  A tiara for the Day of the Dead celebration.  It's going to be so shabby chic!
Whatever that means.

Do I know how to make one?  No.  Can someone teach me?  Yes.
So, I'm taking a class here in New Orleans at The Bead Shop on how to make this lovely head piece.  You know what this means...right?  I need to start shopping for supplies!  Yay!  I absolutely LOVE shopping for supplies.  
So far this is what I've got.

These bones and howlite skulls came from Shipwreck Beads.  It was the cheapest place to get these babies but there is a minimum order of $25.  I don't think that would be too hard to hit.

Then I bought these beauties on Etsy from Troxies
  The big flowers up front are enameled with center holes.  The itty bitty ones in the back are aluminum flowers with center holes as well. 

So this is it for now.  I wish the class was this week but it's not until October.  Bugger. 
Have a fantabulous Thursday! 



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