OCC It's a Tea Party!

Our hostess at Our Creative Corner, Sharon Wheet, has another great challenge for you this week: make any paper project with a tea/tea party theme. Tea cups, tea pots, doilies, lace- they are all perfect for this challenge!

For my card, I wanted to really make tea a part of the project. I love to drink all kinds of tea in huge mugs...it's so cozy and soothing! So when I made my cup of tea the other night, instead of using a coaster I used a piece of cardstock! I made sure to be as sloppy as possible so I could get a really nice mug ring on the card.

I had a lot of trouble with the cardstock warping (I should have used watercolor paper), so I sewed it onto a black mat to stabilize it.

I made my own tea bag by folding a piece of vellum, cutting notches out of the top, and stapling a piece of knotted twine to it. Inside I placed a piece of scrapbook paper- it is actually "cork" paper, but I thought it looked like tea leaves...especially through the vellum!

Please check out the awesome projects from the DT, and play along with us at Our Creative Corner!


  1. Oh this is great, and did you see Wee Memories is doing twine this week, perfect timing! Tea challenge... I love coffee... but I'll see if I can find some tea inspiration.

  2. This card is so so so awesome!!!! tfs!!

  3. What a very cool card you made for this challenge, Jen. A great, original idea to make a cup ring on your card and that tea bag you created is incredibly clever! I was grinning the whole time I read your post. Terrific take on this week's challenge.

    Hope you are having a great weekend!


  4. So cool and creative!!! Love the ring you made with your coffee mug!! Love this Jennifer!

  5. Great take on the tea challenge Jen, so funky!

  6. What a cute idea! I've seen stamps like that before but never with real tea!!


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