Sleep is a luxury, especially for moms! So sleep while you can, my friends. This Sleepers Gonna Sleep DIY Eye Mask will help you enjoy your rest time in style.
As a mom of young twin boys, I know how precious sleep is! Sometimes I look back on those early days and wonder how we ever survived on such little sleep! In the beginning, we were up every three hours for an hour and a half each time they needed to eat. It was exhausting. Three years later, I still feel like I’m catching up! One of the benefits of being a mom (at least for me—I know it can go the other way as well!) is having a much easier time going to sleep than I did before I had kids. I think I’m just so tired that my body is like YEP SLEEP NOW whenever my head hits the pillow. Or the couch cushion. Or…occasionally my desk.
Sleepers gonna sleep, yo.
I designed this cute DIY eye mask that’s perfect for anyone who crashes hard when they sleep. Want to make one for yourself or someone you know who loves a good nap? This project is super easy and comes together in just a few minutes. It makes a great gift idea as well, maybe with a candle and a fuzzy pair of slippers. You could also use this file on a sleep shirt or onesie for a baby (ironically, of course!).
DIY Eye Mask Supplies
DIY Eye Mask Directions
Start by cutting out the downloaded SVG file on your Cricut. Need help uploading and cutting an SVG file? I’ve got you covered! Make sure to mirror your iron-on!
I used black glitter iron-on, but you can use whatever heat-transfer vinyl you want! Weed out the negative space, making sure to get the little pieces within the letters.
Then heat up your EasyPress or iron, and iron on your decal you made.
I used my heat settings chart for silk and glitter—I set my EasyPress for a lower 275° and pressed for 20 seconds and it did the trick. Easy! This DIY eye mask is a quick and easy project and a fun last-minute gift!