Create a fun St. Patrick’s Day leprechaun mask using finds from the $1 bin at the craft store – as well as some glitter and Mod Podge!
Don’t you love St. Patrick’s Day? It’s almost here! It’s hard to think of craft ideas, but there are a few good ones – and we’re going to share one with you today.
It’s also a great time to use BRIGHT GREEN glitter! Plaid designer Julie Lewis decorate a $1 leprechaun mask that we purchased from Jo-Ann Stores using Apple Barrel paint. Gotta love those dollar bins!
This project is great for the young ones and even for adults! Your co-workers will love you if you jump out from your cubicle with this mask in front of your face. I promise it will be a big hit!
Here’s how to make a mask of your very own.
Leprechaun Face Mask
Gather These Supplies
- Apple Barrel Acrylic Paint – Black, Christmas Green, Flesh, Harvest Green, Kings Gold, Leaf Green, Valentine Pink
- Mod Podge Gloss
- Glitter – gold, light green, dark green
- Various paintbrushes – #1 liner brush, ¼”, ½” flat brush, #5 round brush, ½” stencil brush
- Wood leprechaun mask or head – I got mine for $1 from Jo-Anns, but you can get on Etsy
- Foam stickers – $1 from Jo-Anns
Here are all the supplies (minus the Mod Podge). Can’t wait to have fun!
Paint the wood mask in colors shown – use different sized brushes as you need them.
Dry brush the cheeks with a stencil brush (scrub excess paint off onto napkin).
Draw diagonal lines on the handle with a pencil and paint with the colors shown.
Outline the mask in black – and paint details with a liner brush.
Apply Mod Podge to the areas to be glittered – do one area at a time. Sprinkle on glitter and tap off excess. Attach foam stickers and allow to dry completely before using.
Now you have a mask to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day!
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