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Day of The Dead Trunk Show
By Kelley Smythe

What is the meaning behind the Day of the Dead Holiday?

     Day of the Dead is celebrated throughout Mexico and the Catholic world... Italy, Spain, South America and the Philippines all celebrate All Souls and All Saints Day on November 1st and 2nd.  Special Masses and perhaps cleaning of the cemetery tombs are part of the traditional activities... it's only in Central and Southern Mexico where the colorful parties take place in the cemeteries and elaborate ofrenda altars are built in the homes to honor specific family members who have passed on.

     Kelley Smythe has brought a few of her handmade dolls to share.  The skulls are handmade, individually crafted and painted by hand. We all where in awe at the detailed work she puts in each doll.  Each one is unique and never the same.  

Thank you for sharing Kelly

You are a very talented lady!

Look at that hat!
Love all the"details"


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