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'The Beautiful Circus' Shows Us How to Throw a Día de Los Muertos Fiesta

'The Beautiful Circus' Shows Us How to Throw a Día de Los Muertos Fiesta

Lily is the author of "The Beautiful Circus" - a website that focuses on fashion, food, DIY, and lifestyle. While Lily's life can sometimes feel like a circus with "four kids, a husband, two dogs, a big house, daily chores" - the list goes on - she says it's still is important to recognize life's beauty. Lily's Day-of-the-Dead party caught our eye on Instagram and we are thrilled she was happy to share her images with us. We hope they bring you the inspiration you need in preparing for Día de los Muertos! 

This weekend we had a Dia De Los Muertos Party for the kids. Usually we have a Halloween party, but little Selina is at the that age where she is scared of anything Halloween. She is scared of our front porch decor or anything Halloween on TV. Pobrecita 😕. Anyway, we decided a colorful and festive Dia De Los Muertos Party theme would do the trick, even though the actual day is not until Nov. 1st – 2nd.
— Lily

Ofrenda:

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Decor:

DIY Sugar Skull Piñata - stay tuned to Lily's website for a DIY tutorial on this! 

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Papel Picado de Muertitos // Day of the Dead Papel Picado -

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Orange, purple, and white carnations - 

Sugar Skull Cake:

"I found this awesome cake silicone mold at Michaels Craft Store. So fun to make and decorate!"  - Lily
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'Pass the Skull' Games:

"Instead of “Pass the Hot Potato” game, we played “Pass the Skull” game…its a young game, but still fun." - Lily
We love Halloween and having a Dia De Los Muertos Party was definitely something I’ve been wanting to do for a while. Although is was W A Y too HOT for a Sunday October afternoon, the kids didn’t care. We played, laughed and ate way too much cake & sweets….the way a party that celebrates our loved ones that are no longer here would totally approve.
— Lily

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