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Frida Kahlo Magnetic Dress-Ups for Your Frig January 18 2012

If you are a Frida freak like I am, you'll looooove this Frida Kahlo mix n' match magnetic dress-up doll. Stick Frida to your frig, white board, filing cabinet -- whatever -- and dress her up in her dresses and shawls, pants or denim shorts and a t-shirt. I put my set on the door of my dishwasher and my daughter totally loves playing with it. Good thing, especially when...

Diego Rivera's Industry Murals: Cards for Kids to Color January 16 2012

Diego Rivera, love him or loathe him (Team Frida Kahlo), but the man painted some damned good murals. This set of 10 assorted cards and envelopes feature the ready-to-color works of the Mexican artist. The cards are taken from Rivera's Detroit Industry, murals which he painted between 1932 and 1933, and which he considered the most successful of his career. The cards depict workers in Detroit's auto industry, along with several...

Pedro Infante Paper Dolls January 15 2012

  My mother always tells me stories of her and her sisters as girls, playing for hours on end with their paper dolls. She says they used to scrimp and save their allowance, and when they'd make the trek with their parents to the Woolworth or Kress in downtown Laredo, they'd rush to the paper dolls to buy a new booklet. I also had a few sets of paper dolls...

Frida Kahlo Paper Dolls December 16 2011

I bought these beautiful Frida Kahlo paper dolls in a little boutique in New York City earlier this week. Stocking stuffer for the kiddo. I don't think she's old enough to appreciate paper dolls, especially if given the chose between these and an iPad, but in a few years I think she'll get their appeal.  These paper dolls -- which you actually have to cut out yourself -- make you...
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