I get so excited for Halloween every year. When my kids were younger, we would always make their own Halloween costumes and it was such a fun time for everyone. Lately, I’ve been thinking of ways to make your own masks; not so much just for kids but for us adults, too. I mean, many offices have Halloween parties and you need a great mask to wear, right. So, I looked and found these 20 amazing DIY Halloween masks and there are masks in here for kids and adults alike.
Whether you are planning to go all out with your costume this year or you just want something simple, there is definitely a DIY Halloween mask in here for you. From bunnies and foxes to beautiful masquerade masks and even a few whimsical ideas like grumpy cat and a cute little mustache. You’re sure to find the perfect mask to go along with your DIY Halloween costume, or just to wear on its own if you don’t really want to dress up. Your kids are going to love helping you make their own masks, too.
These are seriously some of the easiest and most adorable DIY Halloween masks I have ever seen. No matter what you are planning to be for the holiday, you are sure to find a great mask that you can whip up in no time. And, if you’re running late on making your costume, or you forgot to buy one, I’ve got a great list of last minute DIY Halloween costumes that will only take you a few minutes to throw together. So, if you’re ready, let’s take a look at the many Halloween masks that you can make for yourself and your entire family. From elegant to spooky, there’s a mask for everyone!
12. Cute Lace Bunny Mask
13. DIY Paper Lion Mask
Here’s another wonderful DIY Halloween mask that you can make from a cheap paper plate. This little lion mask is perfect for little ones and it only takes a few minutes to put together. A dowel on the side makes it easy for your little one to hold the mask in place or take it off whenever they want.
14. Adorable DIY Mustache Mask
While this mask doesn’t really hide the face completely, it is certainly an adorable Halloween mask. It’s a mustache and kids are going to adore wearing it. They can even hold it in place with a dowel rod and take it off when they need to eat. You can cut the mustache (in any style that you want) out of suede or felt and even add faux feathers to make it look more hairy.
15. Easy DIY Pearl Mask
If you need something elegant, this pearl mask is a must. It’s super easy to make and it looks so beautiful when it’s finished. Just take an ordinary mask – which you can get most places for around a dollar – and then add pearls using hot glue. Strands of pearls are a dollar each at the Dollar Store and come in multiple colors. You can glue them on strands at a time to save time, too.
16. Upcycled Milk Jug Mask
Take those old milk jugs and turn them into amazing masks for the kids for Halloween. These upcycled milk jug masks are the cutest things I’ve seen and they are really easy to make. You will need to cut out the front of the milk jug and then just use acrylic paint to create the monster or other character that you want. Don’t forget to cut out eye holes and a place for the mouth.
17. Gorgeous DIY Sugar Skull Mask
Sugar skulls are really popular this Halloween but the costumes can be a bit expensive. How about just making your own? You can start with this easy to make sugar skull mask. It’s made from tulle and doesn’t take any time at all to finish. You’ll need a template, which you can download or draw yourself, as well as tulle, ribbon and a few key crafting supplies to make this one.
18. Upcycled Cardboard Box Mask
Turn an old cereal box…or any other box for that matter…into a really creative Halloween mask with just a few crafting supplies and about an hour of time. Whether your little one wants to go as a zoo animal, a scary shark or just about anything else, you can create a wonderful DIY mask out of upcycled cardboard. You can use your imagination for this one and really get creative…you know, think outside the box!
19. White Flower DIY Halloween Mask
Turn a regular old mask into something of beauty when you add flowers. Silk flowers are so inexpensive and are perfect for creating an elegant mask. Just glue the flowers onto the sides of your mask and you can even add other embellishments like pearls or rhinestones if you really want something elegant. This one is so easy and so creative!
20. DIY Woodland Creatures Masks
Just cut out a basic mask shape from heavy cardstock or a paper plate and then add the decorations to turn that ordinary mask into a woodland creature. You can do any number of animals with this one…you just need to let your imagination run wild. Kids will love these little creatures and you will love how easy and cheap these Halloween masks are to make.