It's almost Halloween! Have you sorted out your costume yet? While the Mexican Day of the Dead isn't until November 1st, why not embrace this special celebration when planning your costume with this beautiful sugar skull mask?
Everything you will need:
Craft Paper Mache Face Mask - find in store
Marker Pens - find in store
Selection of artificial flower heads
Spray your paper mache mask white. This will provide a good base to work on.
Using a black marker pen, add big black eyes and a nose to simulate a skull.
Now add black lips and extend the smile to the edge of the mask for spooky effect.
Build up the design by embellishing the mask with patterns using a black marker pen.
Using coloured marker pens, add some colour to your mask.
Create a floral crown for your sugar skull using old and unused artificial flower heads.
Build up the flower crown
Cover up any stems or glue spots using leaves and greenery.
And there you have it!
A beautiful mask for Halloween that is a little different.
Why not have a go at creating your own sugar skull mask and tag us using @countrybaskets or #countrybaskets. We love to see your creativity!