DIY Shark Head Costume

DIY Poster Board Shark Head

October 4th, 2018 • Contributor: Cricut Design Team Manager Dezi Moss

The scoring wheel does it again! Use your Cricut® Scoring Wheel to make this amazing shark head mask!

Materials:

DIY Poster Board Shark Head
  1. Poster board in gray
  2. Poster board in silver
  3. Cardstock in white
  4. Cardstock in black
  5. Cricut® Scoring Wheel
  6. Cricut® 12" x 12" StandardGrip Adhesive Cutting Mats
  7. Foam squares
  8. Hot Glue

1: Open Project Instructions

Begin by opening Cricut Design Space using this link to the project Gentlemen Shark Costume. This project makes one amazing shark in a tuxedo costume. Click here for a PDF of digital instructions.

2: Cut the Poster Board

Load your poster board onto a mat and let your Cricut Maker do the rest!

3: Fold on Score Lines

DIY Poster Board Shark Head

Fold all of the score lines on each piece of poster board. Use a ruler to help the folds stay extra straight.

4: Fold Score Lines and Assemble Shark

DIY Poster Board Shark Head

Fold score lines on mouthpiece. Glue tabs together to create a mouth opening. Once you have the mouth frame glue in the teeth. Set aside.

DIY Poster Board Shark Head

Fold the poster board cuts that have fins. Glue fins together.

DIY Poster Board Shark Head

Take the back piece that has the slit, and slip over the fin. Glue in place.

DIY Poster Board Shark Head

Fold the piece with gills on the score lines.

DIY Poster Board Shark Head

Use tabs to adhere the fin piece to the piece with gills. Adhere gills to sides of fin piece.

DIY Poster Board Shark Head

Now you have two parts of the shark. The top and the bottom. Use the tab at the nose of the shark to glue them together. Do the same with the tabs on the sides.

DIY Poster Board Shark Head

Adhere the eyes to the shark.

DIY Poster Board Shark Head

You are now ready for a killer shark costume for Halloween!

DIY Poster Board Shark Head

Slap an Iron-on tuxedo onto a shirt, and trick or treating will be a go.

XOXO,

Dezi