Creative DIY Mardi Gras Masks

Embrace traditional Mardi Gras decor with these pretty and creative DIY masks. You can easily jazz up a cheap or plain mask with some beads, feathers, color and glitter.

Mardi Gras is all about celebrating with indulgent amounts of food and fun, all while decked out in your most spectacular Carnival gear. One of the most iconic pieces of the Carnival look is the mask, which can be kept simple or decorated with every rhinestone, feather and sequin you can possibly find! We’ve gathered some of the most creative Mardi Gras masks to inspire you to get crafty for Fat Tuesday!


  • Decorate a basic mask with rhinestones and feathers to create this colorful mask seen on She Knows! Use your favorite decorative accents and colors to easily personalize this mask.
  • Use glitter and feathers to create this simply beautiful mask found on Aida Mollenkamp! This mask is fun and easy to create and is sure to make a big impression on Mardi Gras.
  • Create bright accents with metallic markers, rhinestones and feathers to make this festive mask found on The Frugal Crafter! This mask is a great project for adults and kids alike.
  • Create this elegant mask seen on Recycled Fashion with a doiley and rhinestones. This mask is a great way to upcycle a doiley you may have around the house and makes a beautiful statement at any Mardi Gras celebration.
  • Decorate a paper mask with sequins, markers and your favorite decorations to create this mask found on All Parenting! This mask is perfect for the little ones celebrating Mardi Gras.
  • Create this simple and elegant mask seen on Sprinkle in Springs with fabric paint and sheer fabric! Simple and striking, you can’t go wrong with this mask!
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