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With Cinco de Mayo just around the corner, I figured I’d leave you with a list of Cinco de Mayo sayings for crafters to use with their Silhouette, Cricut, Glowforge, or other craft machine.
These sayings can be used on tshirts, cards, signs, tumblers, social media captions, and advertising.
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When is Cinco de Mayo?
Cinco de Mayo is celebrated on May 5th of each year.
What is Cinco de Mayo?
Cinco de Mayo is not Mexican Independence Day, which is September 16th. Instead, Cinco de Mayo celebrates the anniversary of Mexico’s victory at the Battle of Puebla in 1862.
When Should You Sell Cinco de Mayo Products?
Crafters can have success selling Cinco de Mayo products in the weeks before May 5th.
50+ Cinco de Mayo Sayings for Crafters
Happy Cinco de Mayo
Nacho Average (Mom, Dad, Teacher, Coach, etc)
Cinco de Mayo: let’s get loco
Have a spicy Cinco de Mayo
Spicy like a jalapeño
Tacos (or salsa, burritos, etc) are my love language
Eat, drink, and be festive
May the tequila be with you
It’s a fiesta, let’s party
Cute but spicy
Ole! Ole! Ole!
Mariachis & margaritas
Fiesta like there’s no mañana
Just here for the tacos
Make tacos, not war
Margaritas made me do it
No siesta, let’s fiesta
Nacho average party
Tacos & (Cerveza, Tequila, Piñatas)
Body by tacos
Margaritas, tacos, and good vibes
Life is too short for bad tacos
Life is better with (tacos, pinatas, cerveza, salsa, etc)
Fiesta, then siesta
I came, I saw, I salsa-ed
Keep calm and fiesta on
It’s not a party without guac
Salsa, guac, and margaritas, oh my!
Let’s salsa into Cinco de Mayo
In queso emergency, bring chips
Gather ’round the nachos
Peace, Love, Tacos
Salsa, guac, repeat
This guac is extra, just like me
Let’s taco ’bout a fiesta!
Shake your maracas
Life is short, eat the tacos
Margaritas, por favor (or tacos, cerveza, chips, etc)
I put the fiesta in Cinco de Mayo
Guac and roll!
It’s not a party without guacamole
The only bad taco is the one you didn’t eat.
Tacos are the answer, no matter the question
Chips and queso kinda girl
Guac my world
Tacos are my spirit animal
Let’s fiesta like there’s no mañana
Potential Trademark Infringements
As always, it is a good idea to search for potential trademark infringements using the USPTO TESS database. Not sure what TESS is or how to use it? I’ve got a tutorial in this article on how to use TESS.
Cultural Sensitivity Related to Cinco de Mayo
However you promote Cinco de Mayo products or recognize the holiday on social media or in your business, remember to promote responsibility.
Steer clear of using stereotypes that might offend like fake mustaches or oversized sombreros. Instead, use the opportunity to partner your craft products with a local Mexican owned business or restaurant. Then, it becomes a win-win situation for both small businesses!
4 Ideas to Partner with Local Businesses for Cinco de Mayo
Speaking of partnering with local businesses, here are a few ideas:
- Partner with a local Mexican restaurant to design shirts for their Cinco de Mayo event. In the United States, Cinco de Mayo celebrations are a big money maker for bars and restaurants.
- Design and create chalkboards or signage related to Cinco de Mayo for local businesses.
- Collaborate with a local catering company to design and decorate their Cinco de Mayo catering job.
- Partner with a local Mexican food truck to design food truck merchandise.
Since 2015, Christine Schinagl has been helping crafters start and run craft businesses through her blog, Cutting for Business. As a Silhouette and Cricut crafter herself, she has a unique take on what works and what doesn’t work in the craft business world. She also teaches a course on creating digital SVG designs, available at How to Design SVGs.