Scissorcraft is a collection of images personally illustrated by your's truely with my two grand children in mind. Scissorcraft color book crafts are suitable for people of all ages and abilities, young and old. I constantly revisit these images to update and refresh or replace the old and funky.
A while back I realized that I was spinning wheels and running like a hamster to appease the unappeasible demands of advertisers and had almost forgotten the reason behind creating these sites. Scissorcraft is my tiny space invirtual-land where I play to satiate an insatiable desire to illustrate for no apparent reason.
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Mardi Gras is a French term meaning "Fat Tuesday" and falls on the day before Ash Wednesday. People like to celebrate the Mardi Gras carnival by holding parades, parties and wearing colorful masks, costumes and beads.
Cities that hold famous Mardi Gras celebrations include New Orleans, Louisiana, Mobile, Alabama and Sydney, Australia. You wouldn't know by watching the parades and wild behavior of pie-eyed party participants, but Mardi Gras is a religious celebration. The festivities begin on or after Epiphany and wind up on the day before Ash Wednesday. Fat Tuesday refers to the practice stuffing yourself silly on the last night before the ritual fasting of the Lenten season (penitential season of Lent).
Decorate your full or half face Mardi Gras mask with cut and paste shapes, brightly colored paints, feathers, sequins, and paper or fabric trimmings. Traditional Mardi Gras Colors were established in 1892 by Rex, the King of Carnival.
Liven up the party with these oversized pape
r mardi gras beads that children can print, color and tape together to make large wall hangings or decorative garlands. Mix and match different sizes and shapes of the paper beads ranging from squares, ovals, inverted ovals and circles
plus some really cool Fleur De lis paper chain cutouts to add for special flair.
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