Craft: Cempasúchil Flowers for Dia de los Muertos

Friday, 10/16/2020
3:00 - 3:45
Virtual Library

Online Services
San Francisco, CA 94102
United States

Create easy and beautiful marigold flowers from tissue paper for your Dia de los Muertos celebration. Design and make a flower crown or a bouquet for your altar.

Gather the following supplies and tools ahead of time:

  • 2 sheets of 8 1/2" x 11" (orange or yellow) construction paper
  • 1 sheet of 8 1/2" x 11" (green) construction paper
  • Tissue Paper in citrus colors (1 flower = 5 sheets of 2” x 2” tissue paper)
  • Pipe cleaners
  • Ruler
  • Pencil
  • Scissors
  • Stapler

Optional tools:

  • Hot Glue Gun


Register ahead of time for this Zoom program: Cempasuchil Flowers for Dia de Los Muertos Craft


Alejandra G Ramirez is a Salinas & Bay Area artist, museum educator and Co-Director of The Marigold Project. Follow her work on IG: @aleimina

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