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I went to a masquerade mystery dinner party and this is the mask I made
About a month ago I went to a masquerade mystery dinner party and this is the mask I made. I trimmed a satin covered plastic mask to a better shape, gave it a thin coat of Elmer's/white glue and covered it in light blue iridescent "fairy dust" glitter. After it dried, I added some detail with silver glitter glue and hot glued a string of small glass pearls for trimming.

I must admit that I DID NOT make the butterfly (it was from one of my aunt's wedding flower centerpieces); however all you would need is some feathers carefully trimmed to the shape you wanted for each wing, carefully apply a thin layer of glue and add "fairy dust" glitter. Then you could hot glue it to one of those fat tapered chenille sticks.

I painted a thin wooden dowel silver and after it dried, wrapped light blue ribbon around it. I hot glued it behind the mask and also glued a big bow and a large ostrich-esque feather. And voila!

Most of the time involved with the project is due to having to wait for the glue to dry. Maybe if I had a spray glue it might have been faster?

Posted by My-Linh from Orlando, Florida, United States • Published See My-Linh's 6 projects »
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My-Linh
My-Linh · Orlando, Florida, US · 6 projects
Katy,

You can find blank plastic masks at any craft store. Walmart/Target might have some as well. Congratulations on your wedding!
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Katy T.
Katy T.
Hey love your mask wanted to one for my wedding favors. Where did you buy the plain mask???
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Dee C.
Dee C. · 1 project
I have a passion for Venetian masks and your take is very beautiful.
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Lil Gaga
Lil Gaga · 27 projects
ooh! dazzling!

Its like what CInderella would wear.
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deni m.
deni m. · Varna, Varna, BG · 18 projects
This Mask is Amazing! I love it so much! Very Very good job it is really stylish! Bow! Happy
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northernstar
northernstar · Flateyri, Westfjords, IS · 35 projects
Wow that is fabulous! I have a mask but nowhere to wear it haha
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Kalli
Kalli · U.S. Air Force Academy, Colorado, US · 13 projects
Gosh, it's absolutely beautiful. I've always wanted to go to a Masquerade Ball...or something along those lines. I think for my birthday this year, I'll force everyone coming to wear masks haha.
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