Hey Everyone! I decided to show you all how I made this floral butterfly masquerade mask! attended a Masquerade party a while ago and thought it would be fun to show!Let’s get started! 🙂

materialsSupplies Needed:
♥ Plastic mask
♥ Various acrylic paints (White, teal, phthalo blue and coral red)
♥ Bristol paper
♥ Ribbons, plastic flowers, sequin, crystals, tacky glue

Step 1: Attain your plastic mask

Screen shot 2014-01-27 at 4.50.01 PMStep 2: Grab some thick white bristol paper and start drawing a butterfly shape on the paper with a marker. Overlay it on the mask so they connect at the edges. Feel free to be creative here

Screen shot 2014-01-27 at 4.50.39 PMStep 3: Tape wax paper on the bristol paper. Do the same to the front side, making sure to mold the paper to the mask

Screen shot 2014-01-27 at 4.51.58 PMStep 4: Hot glue gun the entire design

Screen shot 2014-01-27 at 4.54.13 PMStep 5: Remove wax paper and tape from the mask. Optionally, remove any wax paper into between holes at the top with a exacto knife

Screen shot 2014-01-27 at 4.55.35 PMStep 6: Paint the entire mask with white for the base and proceed to paint over the whole thing again with a light mixture of the coral red and white with a sponge

Screen shot 2014-01-27 at 4.58.10 PMStep 7: Add some teal and phthalo blue to the edges while wet to achieve a gradient on the mask

Screen shot 2014-01-27 at 5.00.02 PMStep 8: Hot glue gun a ribbon to the edge (to hold it up while you wear it)

Screen shot 2014-01-27 at 5.01.32 PMStep 9: Glue some plastic flower decorations

Screen shot 2014-01-27 at 5.04.00 PMStep 10: Using tacky glue, glue some sequin on the edges of the eyes

Screen shot 2014-01-27 at 5.05.30 PMStep 11: And add some crystals with glue!

Screen shot 2014-01-27 at 5.06.30 PMWe’re finished! Here is the final outcome

Screen shot 2014-01-27 at 5.07.24 PMThanks for watching! Here’s the full video tutorial as well if you prefer that! :)

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