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Delightfully colorful skulls! Just in time for Halloween

colorful skulls

2K by Gingham

There’s something so wonderful about the juxtaposition of skulls with flowers and cupcakes and delightful colors. I culled these photos from flickr and the t-shirt from 2K Gingham. Here’s another cool one from ffound.

The photos above are from these flickr folk:

1. iplaruf
2. rockamandy
3. spookydaddy
4. artofskulls

8 Responses to Delightfully colorful skulls! Just in time for Halloween

  1. yasmine October 23, 2008 at 7:37 pm #

    i love the day of the dead stuff. my favourite thing i’d love to have is a day of the dead bride, a skeleton in full bridal regalia. when i lived in arizona, i remember day of the dead parties at the cemeteries…actually we did that in manila too 🙂

  2. Samantha Hahn October 23, 2008 at 10:14 pm #

    I don’t know too much about it but every time I see the painted skulls I’m amazed. I kind of want to get a raw wood one and paint it you know? We should both do it. When is the day of the dead? Same time as Halloween?

  3. yasmine October 23, 2008 at 11:39 pm #

    i believe so. i think it’s supposed to be a day to celebrate those who have passed and it becomes one big party at the cemeteries!

    i love the painted skulls. you can buy frosted sugar ones and they’re yummy 🙂

  4. karina October 24, 2008 at 5:21 am #

    They have their attractiveness!!!

  5. Samantha Hahn October 24, 2008 at 6:46 am #

    ooohhhh yum!!!

  6. Samantha Hahn October 24, 2008 at 6:46 am #

    Karina, I know…aren’t they pretty?!

  7. Kate October 24, 2008 at 8:34 am #

    love those cupcakes! have you ever been to la sirena on 3rd st (& bowery I think?) its crammed full of mexican gifts and they have an amazing collection of skulls.

  8. samantha October 24, 2008 at 8:48 am #

    No but I will have to go check it out asap!! Thanks for the great tip Kate!

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