Mario Mustache Disguise – Nintendo Party

The very first thing that I made for my son’s Nintendo themed birthday party was a Mario mustache on a stick!  A fun disguise for guests!

The Mario ‘tache is iconic bit of facial hair, let’s be honest, without it, Mario looks like a regular kinda dude…with it – action hero!

[Source: Neatorama]

I got the idea from, strangely, from wedding blogs that I’ve read over the years, where the bride and groom provide disguises and outfits for their guests to take fun photos in a booth!

Really easy to make – and we had such a laugh with them!  
I did a bit of Googling and found an appropriate looking mustache template, which I then filled in brown with Photoshop.
I printed off as many as I needed, stuck to a piece of card and then cut out.  I taped a stick to the back of each one at an angle, so that we could hold them up to our faces for an “Itsa Me, Mario!” moment ^_^
I displayed them in a vase, with a couple of amigurumi crochet Nintendo characters that I made a while back (a Goomba and a Bob-Omb).
Like I said – lots of fun with these!
Here is the Mario ‘tache which you can save to your computer and print off.  I am new to the printable sharing thing, so I’m hoping that it will come out the right size for you!  Lifesize, it’s about 5 inches across to give you a guide of the size I used.
I’ve also provide a sheet that you can print on an A4 page which *should* all be the correct size! To print this, save the image below and then use picture viewer on a PC (sorry, I don’t know the Mac equivalent) and print from there.  If you load it into Word (or equivalent) be sure to set the margins to the smallest you can get away with so that it fills the page.  
Here is what the template looks like, and since I’m still new to blogging, the only way I know how to provide the correct size for this one is to provide a link to my Image Shack for you to download.

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/08007813168746125796 anababez05

    preparing for my son’s 7th birthday party with a super mario theme and FINALLY i found the BEST TEMPLATE! thank you very much!

    • http://www.blogger.com/profile/02786732761856671353 Michelle {The Purple Pumpkin Blog}

      Awesome!! Glad you found these helpful! I wish your son a fab 7th birthday – would love for you to come and share how you used them!!

      Michelle xoxo

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/15241985065885286153 mommythebaker

    Hello i was wondering if i can download your template for my Daughter’s Yoshi theme party, id like to also use these for the party, can toy provide the instructions please? :)…thanks in advance!

    • http://www.blogger.com/profile/02786732761856671353 Michelle {The Purple Pumpkin Blog}

      You’re very welcome to download and use the template for your daughter’s Yoshi party! There is a link within the blog post to do that.

      Any instruction is also there, but just cut them out (mount on some card) and attach a stick at the back with some tape – really simple!

      Hope your daughter has fun – let me know how it went :)

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/16560240085580977132 SapphireGyrl

    Thank you very much for this post. My friend needed this for her son’s 8th bday party this weekend. I was able to use this and cut it out on my Cricut.

    • http://www.blogger.com/profile/02786732761856671353 Michelle Ordever

      Glad you were able to make use of these! Hope your friend’s son had a fab birthday party!

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