Bringing our DIY Halloween Costumes to TV!!

Bringing our DIY Halloween Costumes to TV!!

Yes, this title definitely commands a double exclamation point!! We had no idea our DIY Halloween Costume series would land us a segment on CBS’s Great Day Houston here in Houston. But it did. And when the call came through we were so excited and ready to say yes! This has […]

Day of the Dead Face Painting

There is something about the bright and bold colors for Día de los Muertos that always gets to me this time of year.  Usually, I spend a good chunk of my time visiting and admiring local Day of the Dead installations or altar presentations.  The celebration of life, even after death, is […]

Hispanic Heritage y Flores de Papel Crepe by Crafty Thrifter

Hispanic Heritage y Flores de Papel Crepe

It’s Hispanic Heritage Month!  Well, sort of.  Actually, it’s already almost halfway over.  Hispanic Heritage Month is celebrated annually here in the United States from September 15th through October 15th.  As a Mexican American Texan, or in español, a mexico americana tejana, I couldn’t let this month go by without a […]

12 Gift Wrapping Days of Christmas: Pretty in Lace!-Day 4

Mexi-Style with Anjelica (@la_anjel now also on craftythrifter) I think this one is my favorite so far!  It’s such a classic holiday look and so easy to make too.  Lace is one of one of those fabrics that I have always loved.  For as long as I can remember, every […]

12 Gift Wrapping Days of Christmas: Day 3 – Ribbon and Sass!

Mexi-Style with Anjelica (@la_anjel now also on craftythrifter) Because there’s always that one person on your shopping list who is anything but subtle.  They like big beautiful things and they’re not afraid to own up to it.  That’s probably me on everyone else’s shopping list come to think of it… […]