DIY Mardi Gras Mask

Monday, February 5, 2018

DIY Mardi Gras Mask

Mardi On!

It’s not an official party without a Mardi Gras mask! The good news is you don’t have to spend a fortune on one, either. Create your own out of a repurposed Hiland Dairy Milk jug with these easy instructions.

Mardi Gras Mask

Mardi Gras Mask

What You’ll Need:

Mardi Gras Mask Supplies

  • Empty Hiland Dairy Milk jug, half-gallon sized
  • Paper
  • Markers
  • Scissors
  • Spray paint
  • Hot glue gun
  • Glue sticks
  • Assorted feathers
  • Assorted gems
  • Ribbon
  • One-hole punch


  • Create a mask template on the paper and cut it out using scissors. Tip: You can find plenty of great mask templates online.
  • Rinse the milk jug with warm, soapy water and remove the label. Allow to dry completely.
  • Use the mask template to trace the shape onto the flat side of the milk jug and cut it out using scissors.

Mardi Gras Mask Step 1

  • Spray-paint one side of the mask with two coats of paint. Allow to dry completely.

Mardi Gras Mask Step 2

  • Using the one-hold punch, punch two holes on opposite sides of the mask.

Mardi Gras Mask Step 3

  • Decorate the mask using markers to draw designs, and adhere gems using the glue gun.

Mardi Gras Mask Step 4

Mardi Gras Mask Step 5

Mardi Gras Mask Step 6

  • Cut two pieces of ribbon long enough to tie around your head.
  • Tie the ribbon through each hole.

Mardi Gras Mask Step 7

  • Adhere feathers to the mask using the glue gun.

Mardi Gras Mask Step 8

Diva’s Tip

If you don’t want to tie the mask around your head, simply glue a long stick to the inside corner of the mask.

The Dairy Diva

~The Dairy Diva

Related Posts

Celebrate Teacher Appreciation Week Celebrate Teacher Appreciation Week
DIY Backyard Ball Toss Game DIY Backyard Ball Toss Game
Hippity, Hoppity Easter is on its Way Hippity, Hoppity Easter’s on Its Way

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <strike> <strong>