I'm gonna be 100% honest with you and admit that I have no clue what Cinco de Mayo is about.
But everyone knows this holiday is a good excuse to consume lots and lots of tequila and give a few "gritos" (if you've never heard a grito, by the way, just drink a bunch of tequila and you're bound to do one eventually)... :)
Well, before you let loose with that tequila this weekend, why not try some of these crafty Mexican-themed ideas:
Originally uploaded by wardi.
Check out this lovely sugar skull posted by wardi!
Want to stitch your own sugar skull? Try this beautiful free cross-stitch pattern posted by xladyluckx on Craftster!
I have always been inspired by Mexican embroidery - as a child I had a few "Mexican dresses" which I treasured.
Want to make and embroider your own Mexican dress? Try this pattern.
Also, be sure to visit Karen Elwell's (Teyacapan) inspiring photosets, Mexican Indian Blouses and Mexico Viejo for inspiration!
Want to celebrate Cinco de Mayo, but don't have dinero for patterns? Try these cute Mexican freebies I posted on my Vintage Transfers blog!
Are you inspired yet? Get stitching!