Crafty Chica Creates!, The: Latinx-Inspired DIY Projects with Spirit and Sparkle

Kathy Cano-Murillo

Format: Paperback / softback

Publisher: Quarry Books

Published: 28th Dec '21


The Queen of Latina Style, Kathy Cano Murillo, is back with fantastic art and craft projects-including brand-new ideas and previous favorites-in The Crafty Chica Creates.

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Join the Queen of Latina Style to make joyous, vibrant, sparkly Latin-inspired crafts that are stunning to look at yet surprisingly easy to make.The Crafty Chica is back! In The Crafty Chica Creates!, a revised and expanded edition of The Crafty Chica Collection, Kathy Cano Murillo enthusiastically welcomes you into her world of making and affirmational thinking with colorful, Latin-style craft projects inspired by her Mexican heritage.With 45 projects-26 completely new joining 19 previous favorites-get fun techniques for painting, sewing, mixed media, clay, and paper crafts using affordable and recycled materials. While some are more in-depth than others, the projects are ideal for all skill levels. The Crafty Chica welcomes you to infuse the projects with elements of your own cultural heritage to make them personal and unique.Each project is presented with a materials list, clear step-by-step instructions, a large photo of the finished project, and the personal and cultural history behind it.Organized by category-Clothing, Artful Affirmations, Home Accessories, Jewelry and Accessories, Garden Decorations, and Fiesta-the projects include:Milagros (miracle charms) layered resin phone gripDia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) papier-mache dog sculptureStamped clay folk-art boxes and ring dishA stunning poncho made from Mexican scarvesA picture frame upcycled with an embroidered blouse As you embrace the Latino culture or let your cultural heritage shine with creative crafts, you’ll discover:Innovative ways to work with a wide range of materials, including air-dry clay, resin, and fabricHow to fully embrace vivid color palettesWays of repurposing everyday supplies into gorgeous art pieces that make great giftsGreat techniques for sculpting, sewing, painting, and embellishing that will boost skills and confidence Whether you are looking for dazzling things to make for group crafting, to decorate your casa or workplace, to release stress and lift your mood, or for gift giving, The Crafty Chica Creates! is your friendly, inspiring guide.

Additional information

Weight 0.49 kg
Dimensions 216 × 254 mm
Page Count 128