This week Melbourne designer / illustrator Madeleine Stamer joins us with a Mexicana-inspired Guest Blog!

GODDAMN. I know I am prone to excitement / exaggeration / general gushing but CAN I JUST SAY – this week’s Guest Blog is seriously EXCELLENT.  No bones about it.

Melbourne’s favourite (non-Mexican) Mexicana afficionado Madeleine Stamer has put together the most stellar series of posts covering a festival which falls this week – Día de los Muertos, aka Day of the Dead!  This year the celebrations will take place tomorrow (All Saints Day) and Wednesday (All Souls Day).  So at TDF HQ we’re ignoring the big horse race – instead you’ll find us Mexifying the loungeroom with a DIY shrine and traditional Papel Picado (punched paper) banners, and munching on tasty tacos. ;)

Maddi’s guest blog this week is very educational as well as entertaining!  It covers spirituality AND death AND craft AND food AND two giveaways!!   AWESOME!

Día de los Muertos Guest Blog Giveaways

Giveaway #1 – new Madeleine Stamer Print - “Sweet Calavera”

Brand new Madeleine Stamer Print - “Sweet Calavera”
Limited edition, signed and numbered giclee print.
Deckled edge hand pressed Arches paper.
Dimensions 56 x 76cm
RRP $330.00

AND thanks to Madeleine’s foodie friends, we also have a $100 gift voucher for dinner at Melbourne’s excellent Mexican restaurant – Mamasita!

Giveaway #2 – a $100 gift voucher for dinner at Mamasita in Melbourne

These two amazing giveaways will be won by two lucky TDF readers. Alls ya need to do is leave a comment on any of Maddi’s Guest Blog this week to be in the running. Winners will be selected at random and contacted by email early next week.  Giveaway open to Australian residents only.

Massive thanks to Maddi for her brilliant Guest Blog this week and the giveaways…!  Don’t forget to pop by each day for a little Mexican madness.

AND of course please do share the love by paying Madeleine a little visit too over at her fab blog and website!