DIY Mardi Gras Mask

 

 

What You'll Need:

  • Crafter's Closet Wooden Dowel Rods
  • Crafter's Closet Sparkling Gems
  • Crafter's Closet Precision Knife
  • Crafter's Closet Craft Scissors
  • Crafter's Closet Hot Glue Gun
  • Crafter's Closet Hot Glue Sticks
  • Crafter's Closet Cutting Mat
  • Crafter's Closet Spray Adhesive
  • ArtSkills 5 Pack Classic Poster Board
  • ArtSkills 5 Pack Glitter Paper
  • ArtSkills Glitter Detail Tape – gold, purple
  • Gold Jingle Bells
  • Mask Template
  • Mask Template 2

Let's Do This!


Step 1:

  • A) Download and print mask template. Cut out around the mask shape, leaving the other shapes for the following steps. Flip over mask and apply Spray Adhesive to the back.
  • B) Adhere the shape to the purple Poster Board.
  • C) Use the Craft Scissors to cut out around the shape.
  • D) Remove the eye shapes with the Precision Knife and Cutting Mat.


Step 2:

  • A) Take the next larger shapes from the download and cut out around them.
  • B) Apply Spray Adhesive to the back.
  • C) Mount to the back of the green Glitter Paper.
  • D) Cut out around the outside and inside shapes.

Step 3:

  • Using Spray Adhesive, mount the green glitter shapes to the appropriate sides of the purple mask.

Step 4:

  • A) Taking the two eye shapes from the download, flip over and cover the back with the gold Detail Glitter Tape.
  • B) Cut the shapes out.
  • C) Remove the inside eye shapes.

Step 5:

  • A) Apply Spray Adhesive to the back of the gold glitter eye decorations.
  • B) Mount to the mask.
  • C) Hot glue desired gems in place.
  • D) Hot glue gold jingle bells to the points of the upper mask.


Step 6: 

  • A) Take the purple Detail Glitter Tape and a Wooden Dowel, and wrap the tape around from top to bottom, leaving a gap in between. You may have to add some Hot Glue to the ends to secure in place. 
  • B) Add the gold Detail Glitter Tape in between the purple. Hot glue ends.
  • C) Hot Glue dowel to the inside, left or right, of the mask.