Mum makes joke ‘mask’ from baby wipe packet with openable flap to drink wine through

Genius (Picture: mumdadof7)

With the news that we’re all now required to wear masks in retail settings for the foreseeable, people are getting creative with pretty and fun fashion options.

This Aussie mum, however, has shown the fun side to mask wearing with a hilarious TikTok that has other parents in stitches.

36-year-old Emily Rumbold fashioned a jokey mask from a packet of baby wipes, using the lid as a flap with which you can open and drink wine.

On her now-viral TikTok, mum of seven Emily wrote: ‘Doing my bit to stop the spread #stayhome’.

Emily, from Gippsland, Victoria, is seen opening the wine slot and sipping from her glass.

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Although we shouldn’t need to point this out, just in case you weren’t sure this is quite clearly a joke. Please don’t assume this would work as an actual mask, and be aware that Emily is not providing an actual tutorial, merely having a laugh at a difficult time.

She told Daily Mail Australia: ‘Without trying to take away the seriousness, I just wanted to have a bit of fun with it.

A woman after our own hearts (Picture: mumdadof7)

‘There’s been a lot of mask videos going around and I thought I’d join in.’

The video has now been watched over 42,000 times, and Emily and her friends have made follow-up TikToks using milk bottles and other household items as masks.

One person commented on the video, ‘This one is the best seen for this trend’, while another said, ‘This is genius’.

It’s a shame we can’t use this as a real mask, because the ingenuity and recycling credentials are right up there with some of the best inventions ever.

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