Challenge Winners - 2nd Place 368 points (current score) Uploaded: Oct 21, 2007  
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About this scrapbook page:
Like Mexico, the Philippines does not celebrate Halloween, instead we celebrate All Saints and All Souls Days on Nov. 1 & 2. Similarly, it is believed to be a happy celebration of life and death, when the spirits of dearly departed return to earth for a family feast. We don't have a La Catrina but the idea is interesting to me - would you like to have dinner with Catrina in your home? :) Done for Amazonia71's La Catrina challenge.
Design credits:
Created with Photoshop CS, merging four (4) images to create this scrapbook:
-Background is a painting by Jim Taylor.
-sitting lady is a paintaing by Isaac Maimon.
-The two images of the two dressed-up skeletons picked up from the web done by different artists based on Jose Guadalupe Posada's La Catrina, his most famous calavera (skull) depiction.

Comments for this page: (view all 15 comments)
Claudia says:
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Lovely page...So beautiful!!!¸.•*´) (¸ ;.*Everything you done with LOVE!!! Gorgeous page!¸.•*´) (¸ ;.*• ¸.•*¨)
A big hug from Italy¸.•*´) (¸ ;.*•

Nov 1, 2007
bbb says:
Beautiful page. 10+10
Oct 31, 2007
LadynRed_44 says:
Very creative.
Oct 24, 2007
English Nana says:
Very interesting!!...nice work.
Oct 21, 2007
momykitty says:
its the same in france and round mediterranee no halloween no thanks giving but all saints and souls as you depicted well
Oct 21, 2007
Jensters says:
Oh I love the thought of our departed sharing a feast with us....great information page Kate....well done.
Oct 21, 2007
y2bonnie says:
very creative! Love it!
Oct 21, 2007
kiwigirl06 says:
interesting and colorful, well done
Oct 21, 2007
handyman20002 says:
Very interesting page. Excellent work with the colors.
Oct 22, 2007
ofelia roca says:
Oct 21, 2007
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