Make a Paper Mache Bird Mask for Mardi Gras or a Fancy Dress Party

Downloadable PDF Bird Mask Patterns for Mardi Gras, Halloween and Fancy Dress

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Make a Paper Mache Bird Mask for Mardi Gras or a Fancy Dress Party

Imagine the wind under your wings as you fly to the next party, wearing the beak and feathers of one of these rare and colorful birds.

These masks are fun to make with your choice of feathers and paint. It’s even more fun to wear one – because you can say I made it myself!

Need just one?

Umbrella Cockatoo Mask Pattern

Umbrella Cockatoo

Make a Paper Mache Bird Mask for Mardi Gras or a Fancy Dress Party
Guinea Turaco Mask Pattern

Guinea Turaco

Make a Paper Mache Bird Mask for Mardi Gras or a Fancy Dress Party
Himalayan Monal Mask Pattern

Himalayan Monal

Make a Paper Mache Bird Mask for Mardi Gras or a Fancy Dress Party

How to make your bird masks:

Print and cut out the pattern pieces
Print the pattern, stick it on cardboard, cut out the pieces and tape them together.
Add one layer of paper mache.
Add one layer of paper mache.
Paint your mask and add colorful feathers.
Paint your mask and add colorful feathers.
Add an elastic strap and wear your mask to the party.
Add an elastic strap and wear your mask to the party.

Finished Size: The final size will depend on the length of feathers you choose to add to your mask. The mask patterns are made to fit an adult head, but they can be made larger or smaller using the print size adjustments on your printer.

My downloadable PDF Patterns come with full instructions.

There’s no waiting for your pattern to arrive, and no shipping costs, so you can start on your project right away.

Click here if you’d like to know more about how the patterns are delivered. And remember – if you have any problems downloading your files or putting your pattern together, just let me know. I’m always happy to help.Ā  šŸ˜€

Watch these videos to see how to make the bird masks…

Adding the paint and feathers:

Taping the pieces on the Guinea Turaco mask:

Taping the pieces on the Umbrella Cockatoo mask:

Taping the pieces on the Himalayan Monal mask:

To make your masks you will need:

  • Access to a printer
  • Copy paper or full-sheet labels to print the pattern on
  • One or two standard-size cereal boxes, depending on the mask you want to make
  • Tape, hot glue, scissors, and acrylic paint
  • Colorful feathers

Do you have a question or need help with your pattern?

If you have a question about putting your pattern together or painting it, leave a comment below or on the Daily Sculptors page. I read all comments and answer them as soon as I can, usually within a few hours. Some of my readers might ideas for you, too ā€” we have a very supportive community on this site.

Downloading your files: To see exactly how the downloading process should work, click here.Ā  If your pattern doesn’t download correctly and you can’t see the solution on that page, let me know right away so I can help. This is a one-person business, but I check my inbox regularly and will respond as fast as I can.

Make a Paper Mache Bird Mask for Mardi Gras or a Fancy Dress Party

5 thoughts on “Make a Paper Mache Bird Mask for Mardi Gras or a Fancy Dress Party”

  1. Wow! definitely showstopper pieces. Iā€™m really impressed at how intricate they are and yet how lightweight and effective the design.

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