Quick and Simple Crafts: How to Make a Magical Unicorn Mask

Hands up if you love unicorns (*raises hand*). Well, now you can dress up as your favourite mythical creature by crafting your very own unicorn mask. Craft stylist Suzie Attaway has come up with this handy step-by-step guide that will help keep you and the kids entertained for hours. These magical masks are perfect for a unicorn-themed party... we can’t think of a better excuse to start planning one! 

What you’ll need...

Below is a list of the essentials, but feel free to add your own decorative flourishes!

  • Brightly coloured paper
  • Sheet of card
  • Glue stick
  • Unicorn mask template
  • Pencil
  • Scissors
  • Craft knife
  • Curling ribbon
  • Double-sided tape
  • Paint brush
  • PVA glue
  • Glitter pastel shakers
  • Stamps and ink pads
  • Multi-coloured tissue paper
  • Ruler
  • Paper straw

If you need to stock up on any of the above, take a look at our range of paper and crafting accessories. 

How to make your mask...

Step 1

Glue a sheet of coloured paper to a sheet of card using a glue stick.

White and blue A4 paper

Step 2

Print the unicorn mask template on paper and cut out with scissors. Carefully cut the eyes out with a craft knife. Place the mask template on the coloured paper and card combo, draw around it and cut out.

Unicorn mask template

Step 3

Cut four pieces of curling ribbon and apply thin strips of double-sided tape to the reverse of each. Peel off the backing paper and stick them diagonally across the horn of the unicorn mask. Trim the overhanging ends of the ribbon with scissors. 

Apply ribbon to mask

Step 4

Apply some PVA glue between each ribbon stripe with a paintbrush. Then sprinkle some glitter over the glue.

Sprinkle glitter on unicorn mask

Step 5

Draw around the inner ear template on a sheet of contrasting coloured paper twice and cut out. Repeat with the eyebrow template on a different coloured paper. 

Cutting out the shapes

Step 6

Stick the eyebrows and inner ears to the mask using a glue stick.

Stick on eyebrows and ears to unicorn mask

Step 7

Cover the mask in stamps and inks of your choice.

Stamp the unicorn mask

Step 8

Take the pack of multi-coloured tissue paper. Measure and cut a 1cm strip from the end of the pack with a craft knife (or sharp scissors). Separate the different colour strands of tissue paper and discard the dark colours.

Cut strips of colourful tissue

Step 9

Turn the mask over and glue the strands of tissue paper individually to one side of the mask using a glue stick. 

Glue tissue strips to unicorn mask

Step 10

Take a paper straw and stick it to the same side using PVA glue. Leave to dry before using your unicorn mask.

Glue on paper straw

And there you go, your very own magical unicorn mask! We’d LOVE to see the finished look, so if sharing on social media, please don’t forget to tag us @frompaperchase. 

Magical Unicorn Masks

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