As face masks continue to be a part of our daily lives, it’s time we start investing in multiple to maintain recycling them throughout each week. Lucky for you, we know of quite a few local mask makers who are working to supply masks for the Treasure Valley and beyond! Now is our time to support local while keeping the community safe.
An Esty retailer based out of Boise, Gabrielle Weeks, of CharmedByGabrielle began creating custom, reusable face masks. With a variety of prints, styles, and packs, these 100% cotton washable masks have been a big hit not only among Boise residents but throughout the entire U.S.
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Located in downtown Boise, Wear Boise promotes all the things we love about Boise through clothing, hats, hoodies, and all types of merch! At the beginning of May, they began selling customized Boise face masks made of reusable, breathable, and washable cotton. Plus, for every ten purchased, they promise to donate 1 to a local nonprofit.
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Wear Boise Fask Masks
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Since 2019, the mother-daughter duo behind MamaThimblina has been selling handmade kitchen accessories. Once masks became mandatory, this Boise-based duo got to work designing washable, 2-layer reusable masks.
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When COVID-19 really began to impact our lives back in April, Sarah behind 52freckles took to action creating a double layer, cotton, reusable masks. 52freckles is donating one mask to local families, businesses, and places in need of each mask purchased. Based out of Meridian, you can find 42freckles masks at Idaho Made, Mixed Greens, The Merq, and on Etsy.
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Based in downtown Boise, Voxn Clothing has been handcrafting tieable, double-layered, 100% cotton face masks. You can purchase Voxn face masks online or at their downtown Boise location. They are also accepting fabric donations to make affordable masks for the community.
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Voxn Face Masks
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Kira Marie makes custom masks for adults in Boise, and all across the U.S. Masks are made with two layers of prewashed 100% cotton and are designed to fit various sizes. Masks designed by Kira Marie come with two untied elastics to create your own custom sizing for ear loops. You can purchase masks by Kira Marie through Instagram.
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In the Pines Co.
In the Pines Co., a local Boise hat and apparel designer began making masks for healthcare workers and soon sold them to the Boise community. All facemasks are 100% cotton and machine washable, with custom sizes for kids, teens, and adults. For every four masks purchased, one is donated to an essential worker, and any extra profits are donated to the COVID-19 Relief Fund.
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In the Pines Co. Face Masks
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Based out of Downtown Eagle, BodyNovelties is a Metal Alchemist and CopperSmith designed by Anna Dempsay. BodyNovelties carries an exclusive brand, IdahoWearables™️ , who now carries Idaho themed facemasks. Made out of 100% cotton and anti-microbial fabric to inhibit bacteria and fungi’ growth, BodyNovelties masks can be found in the Eagle location or online.
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Though a little bit further out of the Treasure Valley, Stradasoul, who makes products out of repurposed bicycle innertubes, has made it their initiative to offer FREE face masks. Located in Post Falls, Idaho, Stradasoul began making reusable cotton facemasks to give out for free to community members in need. Not just that, but Stradasoul is willing to ship them out to people all over. Whether you’re close to Post Falls or further away, we can’t help but support the efforts behind Stradasoul to keep the community safe and healthy!
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