DIY Halloween Mask (& Enter To Win The One We Made!)

Even though we all outgrow Halloween in its traditional sense (dressing up in costume and trick-or-treating) at a certain point, it’s still fun to get into the spirit of this bewitching holiday. I love the darker side it brings out, and it’s still fun to experiment with a different look or intriguing makeup for Halloween parties.  I love the idea of wearing a beautiful dress to a Halloween party and pairing it with eye-catching makeup or a gorgeous handmade mask, and that’s where the idea for this DIY was born.  I’m so happy with how this mask turned out, and how it looks so much more expensive than it really is! Read on to learn how to make it (and win it for yourself!).

To win this mask, as well as your own DIY zen garden kit, tweet the link to this blog post and leave a comment below with your Twitter handle!

diy halloween mask

What you need: A plain mask to use as your base, a toilet paper roll, iridescent beads (in the color of your choice! I used a pearly white color), a hot glue gun, and white paint.

diy halloween mask

The purpose of the toilet paper roll is to make the mask a bit more unique, and it couldn’t have worked more perfectly.  I unraveled the cardboard roll and used one of the curved edges, which lined up almost perfectly on the mask. Use a pencil to trace a line where you want the cardboard to meet the mask, and cut about an inch below that line.  Use hot glue to attach the cardboard to the inside of the mask!

diy halloween mask

diy halloween mask

I painted the cardboard white so that the brown color wouldn’t show through when I added the beads.

diy halloween mask

Use the hot glue gun to adhere the beads onto the mask.  This is the most tedious part, but it still didn’t take more than an hour tops.  Give your mask an hour or so to fully dry and it’s ready to wear!

diy halloween mask

diy halloween mask

The mask almost looks like it was made to be worn with the Witchy Woman Maxi Dress and some delicate jewelry.

diy halloween mask

diy halloween mask

To win this mask, as well as your own DIY zen garden kit, tweet the link to this blog post and leave a comment below with your twitter handle!

Product pictured: Witchy Woman Maxi Dress, Tear Drop Stone Ring, Traveling Storm Ring, Stacking Ring Set, Twisted Stacking Rings, Mixed Jewel Bangle Set, Skinny Bracelet Set.

More DIY projects from the BLDG 25 Blog.

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Julie

@JulieDeConto

@misssokol It seems like perfect for halloween =)

Missy

@MissyLeeJ

@eyycaiiit :) :) lovely and classy!

tori

@toripicc So many costume ideas are coming to mind. Beautiful creation FP!

Kayla

@KaylaHeelan

Brie

@BrieIrene Love this!

yvellise

@yvieLately

Cayee

@cayeeW loving this cute idea!

Tracy-Jean

@tracybella69 luv it super cute

@carakelly83 lovely idea!

Teagan

@szacharin

Amanda

@amandamizeur

Anonymous

@123linyy so elegant <3

@ldboynton

Emily

@eeeegong <3

Savannah

@SavannahQamar

Gimmegimme! <3

Brittany

@brittfernandes

Yasmine

@ashti_

amanda

@amandadonohue
Woo! This will solve my halloween costume indecisiveness :)

This is soooo pretty

Josephine

@josephinesuhs1
gonna go try to make my own!

Alexandra

@aligirl819

Maria

@aranaria

Meghan

@misssfunk :)