I am a hoarder of little things. Bits of ribbon on boxes of chocolates, uncrumpled pieces of gift wrap, buttons, sequins, oh just about anything that could possibly be upcycled into something else instead of getting chucked in the bin. I have a writing bureau with ten drawers, each filled with themed scraps: there’s the Things That Stick Things Together drawer (tapes, glues, paper clips, etc), the Ribbon and Stray Decorating Bits drawer, the Paper Drawer, the Pen & Pencils drawer; I’m sure you get it.
Last weekend DD and I got creative with some of these scrap bits and we made a set of masquerade masks for dressing up play. Well, if I’m being honest they were going to be used for a tutu review – we had the idea that we could do a good fairy/naughty fairy video story, but we ended up scrapping that idea and went with a skater chick rock video instead. You have to see it – we’re so very proud of it!
So, the masks… this is what we did: