A few fun crafts to celebrate Cinco de Mayo

Cinco de Mayo is May 5, and today I’m revisiting several colorful Cinco de Mayo crafts I first shared a few years ago. I did just a bit of research about Cinco de Mayo and did you know it’s celebrated more in the U.S. than in Mexico? It’s primarily a celebration of Mexican heritage and culture, so anyone and everyone can partake of a little fun next Monday. (And I also learned that Cinco de Mayo means “the fifth of May”.) I have a little giveaway news, too.

A collection of easy-to-make Cinco de Mayo decorations. CraftsnCoffee.com.The colors are so festive, and making the tissue paper flowers couldn’t be easier. I hope you’ll go check out these Cinco de Mayo decorations and throw a little fiesta!

Here's an easy Yarn Wreath! There's a tutorial for the Yarn Flowers, too. CraftsnCoffee.com.

Reader Angie Dyer wins the Shades of Spring Yarn Wreath.

I’m wrapping up the giveaway for this Spring Yarn Wreath today and the winner of this pretty wreath is commenter #4, Angie Dyer! Congratulations! Please contact me, Angie, to arrange for shipping.

Don’t forget you have till midnight on Thursday, May 1, to enter another giveaway for one dozen, 4″ balls of STYROFOAM™ Brand Foam. Read about it over on the post for making Vintage Rag Balls.

Sweet fabric Rag Balls made with vintage-style fabrics. Easy, too. CraftsnCoffee.com has the tutorial.

I’m giving away one dozen, 4″ balls of STYROFOAM Brand Foam, so you can make your own collection of Vintage Rag Balls.

Thursday is also May 1 or May Day. Delivering May Day bouquets, like the sweet, springtime tussy mussies below, is a May Day tradition. If you’d like to start your own May Day tradition, go take a peek at the tutorials to make these pretty spring bouquets.

How to DIY a May Day Bouquet for your front door (or Mother's Day or a Wedding).Happy crafting and adiós.


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4 Responses to A few fun crafts to celebrate Cinco de Mayo

  1. LisaM6 says:

    What fun bright colors those Cinco de Mayo flowers are. I will have to see if we can make a May Day bouquet for a special neighbor. Have a great week.

    • Sharon says:

      I hope you have a great week, too, Lisa. It’s a rainy one here, but at least it’s not snow. And there are a few bright colors starting to show up in the garden, hooray! Happy May Day to you! Sharon

  2. studiorose says:

    Oh, I adore those tussy mussies! I remember as a child hanging flowers on a neighbor’s door for May Day. Seems like one of those traditions that is dying out, unfortunately.

    • Sharon says:

      What sweet memories! Perhaps you can resurrect the tradition and surprise a neighbor? Let me know if you do. Thanks for stopping in. Sharon

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