Looking for a last minute DIY Mother’s day gift? Surprise Mom with these handmade face scrubbies! Turn your mismatched fluffy socks into cute, reusable facial pads that look just like your favorite fruits! These washable face scrubbies can be used again and again and will replace disposable cotton rounds in her beauty routine.
Go green with this simple DIY project! These fruit scrubbies are fabulous for applying or removing make up and cleansing your face. This is a really quick and easy project that kids can make in less than an hour in case you’re in a pinch for time. These don’t just have to be for Mother’s Day – they’re great for any occasion! Let’s get crafting.
What you need
- Fluffy socks
- Washable marker
- Printable template
Find a lid that is about 3″ across (jam jar lids are perfect!) and place the lid onto your fluffy sock. Trace and cut out two circles. Download, print, and cut out the felt leaf template. Transfer it twice onto felt and cut them out.
Lay down the two fabric circles and sandwich the felt leaf shapes between them, as shown above. Pin all the layers together. Thread your sewing needle with strong thread and make a knot at the end. Stitch along the outer edge of the cloth circles, about 1/4″ from the edge. Leave a section of the the top edge open for now.
Turn the circles right side out and use tiny stitches to close the opening.
At this point, you can leave your fruit scrubbies as-is if you’re in a rush. But if you have a few extra minutes, you can also stitch a second seam all around the circle to keep both sides together. This material is so furry that most of the stitches remain hidden! Once finished, knot the thread and pass the needle through the fabric to hide the tail inside and then cut the excess thread.
Make three or four different designs, mixing and matching different shades of green felt leaves and colored socks. Form a pile of scrubbies, and tie them together with twine or ribbon. Finish this project up by using some of the printable tags included above. Download, print, and cut out the tag templates from cardstock. Punch a hole through the tags and add them to your fruit face pads.
Happy Mother’s Day!