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Celebrating Dia De Los Muertos

This blog post is sponsored by Walmart

Dia De Los Muertos, or Day of the Dead is a 2 day celebration of life and death that originated in Mexico. Mexican families set up beautifully decorated alters in their homes and place photos of the loved ones they have lost along with offers of favorite food and drinks among other things to celebrate the dead. Festive decorations usually consists of colorful calaveras (skulls), calacas (skeletons), papel picado (pecked paper) & decorative lanterns. These traditions are rich with cultural influence and are true to the Mexican style that doesn't lack color or substance. I am happy to share with you my Walmart Home product decorations that I have chosen to help prepare for Dia De Los Muertos. You can find all these affordable Walmart Home product decor options available at your local Walmart or if you're like me and prefer to shop online, you can SHOP THIS POST with all these items at

Shop this post: Stonebriar Black Metal Votive Candelabra is a great contemporary table centerpiece, the metal design has a black metal finish with glass candle cups for under $20 and holds 5 Votive or Tealight Candles, which are also very affordable for just under $1.

Shop the post: Elegant Expressions by Hosley 10" H Ombre Silver Glass Vase is a tabletop vase with a silver ombre finish and is 100% glass for under $17 & these stylish BalsaCircle 84 Silk Open Roses Bouquets are faux and are perfect for arranging into a gorgeous and scent-free centerpiece for a lovely long lasting impression for under $30.

Shop the post: The Pioneer Woman Amelia 4-Piece 14.7-Ounce Goblet Set features a vintage-inspired embossed designs over a rich teal color adding a touch of classic charm to your glass collection for under $20 & Gorgeous Garden Dinner Plates feature a vibrant floral design on a jade background with a scalloped trim for under $23.

Shop the post: Way to Celebrate Dia de los Muertos Sugar Skulls are a perfect set of 2 Day of the Dead- inspired decorations that include a skull with bright flowers and a skull with a top that are about 4" tall for under $12.

Shop the post: Skeleton Couple Holding Hands Day of the Dead Halloween Figurine is a great piece to add to your decor to honor the spirits of your dearly departed. This figurine is made from cold cast resin and is about 5.5" tall for under $24.

Shop the post: Papel Picado Mexican Fiesta Banner is about 20 feet long, packed with vibrant colors and die-cut designs. You can easily adjust, cut or trim to fit your desired design. This banner is perfect to add a cultural festive look to your Dia De Los Muertos celebration and is super affordable for under $5.

These Plastic Rectangle and Round Tablecloths worked out great as the background and base for our decorative set up and are also very affordable for just under $1.

You can celebrate Dia De Los Muertos by respectfully understanding the customs and honoring the tradition for what it is. This is a great way to remember the loved ones that we love and miss. Find all these Walmart Home product decor options and so much more at your local Walmart in the decor section and online at

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