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Frida Kahlo Placemat Printable

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Frida Kahlo Imprimible | Frida Kahlo Printable by Una Fiesta Bonita | Live Colorful

I hope you guys had an amazing summer. We visited family in Mexico and discovered the beautiful manteconchas , enjoyed many sunny days in the pool, made a few trips to the San Francisco bay and got ready for the first day of Jaxon’s school, which was a bit melancholic but exciting for both of us.

To celebrate the beginning of this new school year, I want to share with you the work of Wendy from Una Fiesta Bonita who I met through Instagram a few weeks ago. She makes the cutest printables to decorate awesome, unique and personalized parties! As soon as I saw her work on her Instagram account I knew that I have to share more about her store and the products that she offers. She makes everything for a themed party, from invitations, to garlands, party favor boxes, cupcake toppers and more! 

Wendy is from Guatemala, but currently lives in Mexico with her husband and her 6 year old daughter. She is a huge fan of everything homemade and handmade, especially birthday parties. 

She created these super cute Frida Kahlo placemats. If you love the theme, don’t forget to check out the complete Frida Kahlo’s party kit here.


Download the PDF printable here or click in image below.



Tip. Print in a heavyweight paper such a cardstock.

Find more of her work in her website, Instagram and Pinterest.

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The Joy of Childhood

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This post was sponsored by Kinder Joy™ but the content and opinions expressed here are all my

The Joy of Childhood | Live Colorful

I often think about my childhood and the things that made me feel joy and excitement, such as
knocking on my friend’s door on Sunday afternoons and asking them to go with me to the store to
buy yummy treats with the money from our mesadas. Most of those afternoons ended with us
playing avioncito, jumping between numbers and enjoying our yummy treats!

From those memories, I remember how a few times I felt disappointed about having to
choose between getting a yummy treat or a toy at the store! If we could have had Kinder Joy™ in
our local store when I was a kid, I assure you that I would have picked that exciting egg full of
wonder and delicious treat in a heartbeat!

In case you haven’t seen or heard, Kinder Joy™ is now available in the U.S. If you have never tried
a Kinder Joy™, you shouldn’t wait! I’m sure you and your kids will love to try them. Kinder Joy™
is a fun treat with two separately sealed halves, a treat side made of two creamy layers and a second
half containing an exciting mystery toy.

The Joy of Childhood | Live Colorful

I’m not sure who was more excited to see the the Kinder Joy™ display in our local store last
week, my toddler or me.

This afternoon, after finishing lunch, I let my son open his first Kinder Joy. I wish you could have
seen his excitement when he saw the treat, and then when he discovered that there was a toy in the
other side of the egg.

The Joy of Childhood | Live Colorful

He said he didn’t know what he liked best, the treat or the mystery toy. But I have the
feeling it was the combination of both surprises that made the treat even more magical.

We finished our treats and then played avioncito together. I tried to teach him about the rules of the game and how I used to play with my friends, but he just ended up running and jumping on the squares, which was also fun and cute. The important thing in the end was that special moment that we shared together, just like the ones I used to have when I was a kid.

The Joy of Childhood | Live Colorful

Make a Colorful Collage with Your Kids

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I’m partnering with LIFEWTR to bring you this project and inspire you to create something colorful and fun with your kids.

How to make a colorful collage with your kids with LIFEWTR & Scholastic | Live Colorful

I really enjoy making time to work on something creative with my son. It’s great because I know that through art and creativity, he will learn tons of new things about colors, shapes, history, nature, science and almost anything he can imagine, and at the same time, I get to spend precious quality time with him which is amazing.

The other day, I went to my local 7Eleven to buy a few bottles of LIFEWTR and went back home. Their amazing labels inspired me to create something fun that afternoon, and Jaxon got excited about the idea when I showed him the LIFEWTR and Scholastic kit that I got the other day. He was asking me to play with the sheets of paper since I got home with the kit, but I wanted to wait until I had an idea of something that we could create together with the material in in the box.

LIFEWTR is doing a fantastic job showcasing emerging artists on their bottles. They believe, just like me, that creativity and inspiration is as essential to life as water.

This kit that LIFEWTR and Scholastic created, includes art lessons and activities that motivate the little ones to explore techniques for illustrating characters, stenciling collages, and creating inked black-and-white designs with color blocking using printed pages with the artwork of three young artists.

How to make a colorful collage with your kids with LIFEWTR & Scholastic | Live Colorful

Jaxon and I decided to make a collage for his room using the colorful paper sheets. The idea was so simple, but perfect for his age, and the end result was super fun and cheerful!

How to make a colorful collage with your kids with LIFEWTR & Scholastic | Live Colorful


  • Printed paper sheets included in the the LIFEWTR and Scholastic kit
  • Stencils included in the the LIFEWTR and Scholastic kit
  • 1 Thick white paper sheet
  • Glue
  • Scissors


  1. Use the stencils to draw shapes on the back of the colorful paper included in the LIFEWTR and Scholastic kit.
  2. Cut the shapes.
  3. Place the shapes on the white paper sheet creating a design you like. Then glue all the pieces down.

How to make a colorful collage with your kids with LIFEWTR & Scholastic | Live Colorful

We actually designed something really simple, that was appropriate for a preschooler. If your kids are older, let them play with the stencils and use as many shapes as they want. Gluing different shapes together or one on top of other is a great way to make something unique and neat.

Find these amazing LIFEWTR bottles at your local 7ElevenEvery few months you will see a new series of LIFEWTR bottles focusing on a unique aspect of art, and putting the spotlight on three new artists. The next one is the Series 5 ‘Art Beyond Borders’ bottles and I’m sure it’s going to be super colorful. To see bottles and artwork from the past series check out their site here.

How to make a colorful collage with your kids with LIFEWTR & Scholastic | Live Colorful