With Halloween creeping up around the corner, it’s nearly time to whip out those wigs and capes. But if you’re looking to try something a little more simple this year (think back to last year’s super elaborate costume that took forever), why not try one of these amazing masks? We promise you’ll still have a blast and look the part. And don’t worry about an entire night of bedazzling — these beauties are as easy to make as they are stunning.

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1. Night Sky Mask: Our Beauty Editor Misty Spinney made all the right moves with this lovely work of art. Complete with eerie white branches and glittery bats, this mask is everything you need for a spooky night out. (via Brit + Co)

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2. Sugar Skull Mask: All you need is some tulle, paper and fabric paint to create this lovely nod to Dia de los Muertos. The best part? You can customize it to your liking. Use any template you find or try it freehand. (via Handmade Charlotte)

3. Flowers for Feathers: When Halloween rolls around, so does the world of fantastical beasts. Swap out feathers for flower petals to create an instantly whimsical woodland creature. (via The Gnome’s Studio)


4. Lace Bunny Mask: How adorable are these bunny ears? This DIY spin on a Vogue-sque classic pairs a little bit of sweet with a little bit of spice. (via Make My Lemonade)

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5. Paper Fox Mask: What kind of fox are you? Be a bright and colorful one with this playful mask. (via Lucille Michielli)

6. Crochet Masquerade Mask: The crocheted look here is a cinch with this free pattern. All you need is a hook and some thread! (via The Darice Craft Blog)

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7. Bird Mask: If petals aren’t your thing, try this crepe paper option. Inspired by the elaborate masks worn in Venice’s annual carnival, these intricately detailed masks are sure to get the festivities started. (via Martha Stewart)

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8. Paper Flower Mask: Glitter + beads + paper flower = Glam. BAM. (via Brit + Co)

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9. Black and Gold: When in doubt, glitter it out! The gold, jester-like diamond patterns on this mask have us doing flips. (via The Flair Exchange)

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10. Feather It Out: Nothing completes a gilded mask like a mix of vibrantly hued feathers. Glue on some matching sequins, and voila! You’ve got yourself the perfect mask for a night you’ll never forget. (via YoungBird Blog)

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11. Fabric Fox Mask: Here’s another foxy mask for those of you who are crafty with a needle. Pull together scraps of fabric and create a uniquely patterned animal mask. Don’t worry if it doesn’t match — this look is all about pattern blocking! (via Lucille Michieli)

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12. Mysterious Mustached Mask: Hat, monocle and bowtie? You’ll be all set with this quick-and-easy dapper look. (via Brit + Co)

13. Ice Queen: If Elsa from Frozen had a mask, this’d be it. Can you believe all you need is a hot glue gun and glitter to create this ethereal look? (via Fab Art DIY)

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14. Black Cat: Me-WOW. There’s no way this mask could be bad luck. (via Martha Stewart)

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15. Kitty Mask: Let the girly kitty in you shine through with this stunning, rhinestone-studded mask. Sparkles FTW. (via Claire’s)

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16. Woodland Creatures: If you’ve ever had problems with masks not fitting right, here’s a solution: try using felt. They’ll have a snug fit and give you that perfect homemade vibe from the stitched look. (via A Beautiful Mess)

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17. Pearl Mask: Iridescent beads come together to create this gorgeous mask. Does this haunting beauty make anyone else want to lurk in the shadows and burst into opera about a girl named Christine? (via Free People Blog)

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18. Creatures of the Night: These printables are the perfect option for those of us pushing costume preparations until the night before. Plus, they’re adorably spooky! (via Mr. Printables)

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19. Frosty White Bird Mask: We’re cuckoo for this glittered-out birdie look. All you’ll need is some glitter, white felt and scissors to rock the look. (via Brit + Co)

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20. White Flower Mask: You’ll be the pinnacle of elegance with the simple white flowers and delicate lace trimming on this mask. (via Denise Hahn)

Which of these stunning masquerade creations will you be trying? Let us know!