Gifts Ideas for the Frida Lover!

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“Feet, what do I need you for when I have wings to fly?” – Frida 

For all the Frida fans in the world, you may know what makes Frida so special however, for the readers that don’t know Frida Kahlo you are about to learn why these gifts are a MUST HAVE!

Frida Kahlo was a Mexican painter who inspired others through her colorful style portraying many self portraits and nature inspired pieces. She used her art to explore questions of identity, postcolonialism, gender, class, and race in Mexican society. Frida Kahlo’s art was full of colorful nature and female empowerment! 

Now scoop up one of these beautiful gifts to keep just a small piece of Frida Kahlo’s spirit close by! All these items are from a Latina-owned small business, which makes these gift ideas extra special! 

1. Embroidered Frida Tassels

Searching for the perfect accessory to make your simple pieces pop? Hunt no more because these colorful, ethically handmade tassels straight from Frida’s home country of Mexico will brighten your world.

Each tassel empowers indigenous women artisans in Mexico. You can attach one to your key chain, or a solid colored purse that needs some character, even your daughter’s backpack to inspire her every step of the way while she takes on this big beautiful world. You can shop them here!

 

2. Viva la Vida Frida T-Shirt

Need a basic Tee to give you that feeling that you can take on the world? This powerful Frida Kahlo printed tee from Karla and Co. will provide just that. You can dress it down with jeans and some white sneaks or dress it up with a black blazer and black pumps. 

Plus these are super soft tees (I own 2 of them!). Grab yours here!

3. Viva la Vida Tin Hearts

Hang one of the most iconic pieces of Mexican folk art on your wall - this beautifully handcrafted Milagro Tin Heart, named after Frida's famous artwork - 'Viva la Vida' or translated as Long Live Life.

Perfect to add to your collection of wall art or give as a gift! 

This beautifully handcrafted, embossed, and handpainted Mexican tin heart was made in Guanajuato, Mexico. Each tin heart comes with a hook on the back for easy wall hanging. You can shop them here!

4. DIY Little Frida Garland

Need a children's gift that will be them entertained? This super cute DIY Little Frida Garland is perfect! This DIY Kit from Nice Cosas includes 6 little blank Fridas, baker's twine to hang and a paint kit! Empower your children's creativity and artsy side with this cute gift! 

5. Frida Wings Mug

There's always a coffee lover in everyone's life, and what a great way to start every morning than with coffee and an iconic Frida phrase - "“Feet, what do I need you for when I have wings to fly?”. 

Fuel your coffee with empowering words to live by as quoted by the great Friducha with this ceramic mug from our favorite gift shop Frida Azul

6. Frida Sticker

Be fierce like Frida with these totally boho-chic Frida Kahlo stickers! Add them to your laptop, water bottle, notebook, or even the back of your phone!

This sticker is waterproof, scratch-proof, and weatherproof and can be found here.

Have you found just the right gift for the Frida lover in your life?

Continue encouraging those around you by painting the world with color. Whether it be an empowering t-shirt or a striking hand-crafted Frida Kahlo tassel on every accessory of your life, any of these items will give the gift of inspiration. Time to spread the joy!

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