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« on: May 28, 2008 04:15:48 PM »

Masquerade!
Seething shadows
breathing lies . . .
Masquerade!
You can fool
any friend who
ever knew you!
Masquerade!
Leering satyrs,
peering eyes . . .
Masquerade!
Run and hide -
but a face will
still pursue you!

okay...

now that i'm done with that...

our annual band banquet is coming up tomorrow,
and it's a masquerade. (if you hadn't figured that out yet...)

i decided to channel my inner craftster and make my own mask.

i'll probably be the only one who actually goes to any trouble...

but us craftsters don't care one way or the other, do we?

anywho.. my dress is a lovely shade of purple as well as a cream-ish white.

and here's my mask.



i cut it out of a paper plate, then brushed it with glue and covered it with glitter, which was all over my clothes, face, and kitchen by the end of the night.

i glued each individual sequin around the bottom and the eyes, then glued the feathers into place. then the rhinestones, also individually.

then i glued another piece of paper plate the the back for strength, and to make it look more finished.



i'm realllllly pleased with how it turned out.

oh... and here are a few pictures of my dogs swimming.. just for good measure. :]


peanut.. not so great at swimming.


and riley... practically a fish.
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« Reply #1 on: May 28, 2008 04:22:44 PM »

ohhh pretty sparkly mask! Post action shots with the dress, if you can!  It looks great.
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« Reply #2 on: May 28, 2008 04:45:46 PM »

Ive always wanted to make a mask..
but mine never come out as good as yours
Im jealous
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« Reply #3 on: May 28, 2008 04:46:06 PM »

Great job with using a paper plate instead of one of the forms you can buy. I'd love to see an action shot with the dress.
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« Reply #4 on: May 29, 2008 10:39:41 AM »

Loved your mask. What did you do to make the ripple for the nose in the middle? We have a mask pattern here if anyone needs one along with our version of a homemade mask http://www.freekidscrafts.com/mardi_gras_mask-e252.html
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« Reply #5 on: May 29, 2008 02:40:36 PM »

GAZELLE CARCASS!!!!!!!!!!

Sorry, had to do it.

but I like the mask. and random dog pictures. YAY!

the mask is very pretty and very detailed, without looking pretentious.
I like it alot! good job!

CEREBELLUM'D!
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« Reply #6 on: May 29, 2008 04:03:10 PM »

ohhh pretty sparkly mask! Post action shots with the dress, if you can!  It looks great.
 
   Beautiful, and yes lets see the dress and mask together.
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« Reply #7 on: May 30, 2008 12:35:58 PM »

Your mask is beautiful and your dogs are cute. <3 Cheesy
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« Reply #8 on: May 30, 2008 01:03:48 PM »

very cool mask. nice work

you should take a picture of you wearing it with your dress. so we can get the whole effect Tongue

and the dogs are cute too Cheesy
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