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DIY Mardi Gras Mask

How to Make a DIY Mardi Gras Mask

Level of difficulty:  Beginner

Celebrate Mardi Gras by dressing up, eating beignets and making this festive DIY Mardi Gras Mask!

What You'll Need:

  • Crafters Closet Project Knife
  • Crafter's Closet Precision Scissors
  • Crafter's Closet Hot Glue Gun
  • Crafter's Closet Hot Glue Sticks
  • Crafter's Closet Gold Glitter Designer Tape
  • Crafter's Closet Wooden Dowels (Download PDF)
  • Crafter's Closet Sparkling Gems
  • Crafter's Closet Cutting Mat
  • Crafter's Closet Spray Adhesive
  • ArtSkills 5 Pack Classic Colored Poster Board
  • ArtSkills 5 Pack Glitter Paper
  • ArtSkills Glitter Detail Tape - purple and gold
  • Gold Jingle Bells

Let's Do This!


Step 1:

  1. 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.
  2. Adhere the shape to the purple Poster Board.
  3. Use the Craft Scissors to cut out around the shape.
  4. Remove the eye shapes with the Precision Knife and Cutting Mat.


Step 2:

  1. Take the next larger shapes from the download and cut out around them.
  2. Apply Spray Adhesive to the back.
  3. Mount to the back of the green Glitter Paper.
  4. Cut out around the outside and inside shapes.


Step 3:

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


Step 4:

  1. Taking the two eye shapes from the download, flip over and cover the back with the gold Detail Glitter Tape.
  2. Cut the shapes out.
  3. Remove the inside eye shapes.


Step 5:

  1. Apply Spray Adhesive to the back of the gold glitter eye decorations.
  2. Mount to the mask.
  3. Hot glue desired gems in place.
  4. Hot glue gold jingle bells to the points of the upper mask.


Step 6:

  1. 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.
  2. Add the gold Detail Glitter Tape in between the purple. Hot glue ends.
  3. Hot Glue dowel to the inside, left or right, of the mask.

Download Template

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