Wednesday, February 16, 2011

You're Tea-Riffic!

Good Morning!
Hopefully, you are all having a wonderful week!
Today, I have another quick project for Crafting with Deedee's Digis.
I have a quick tutorial for you.
Deedee had this Tea-Riffic set in her store that I just knew I needed to create with!
I decided to make a teabag holder. I found the instructions at Splitcoast Stampers in their Resource Section. It was easier than falling off a log - no kidding! (Thanks Beate!!!) Hope you all head over to Deedee's new store, grab this set, and make some for yourselves!
Deedee's Happy Monday Challenge this week is to Button it Up (use buttons on our projects). This button addict certainly had no problem digging up some buttons!

Start with a piece of cardstock that measures 3.5" x 7.75"
With the long edge at the top of the Scor-Pal, score at 3.5" and at 4.5"
Pre-fold all score lines.

Your cardstock will look like this.

Take a piece of patterned paper 6.5" x 7" and place the 6.5" at the top of the Scor-Pal.
Score at 1/2" and at 3/5"
Pre-fold score lines.

It will look like this. Place adhesive along the 1/2" section of paper.

Adhere, then score, by lining up the paper sleeve with the 1/2" score line.
Score at 3 5/8"
Turn the DP 180 degrees. Line up the other side at 1/2"
Score again at 3 5/8"
Pre-fold both score lines.

Slide your DP partially into a 1.25" circle punch. Center and punch. Line up the other side of the DP and punch again.

Place adhesive over the back of the DP spine.
It will look like this.

Adhere the sleeve into the center of the cardstock, tape side down.
It will look like this.

Turn cardstock over, and tie a ribbon around the base.
I used my Tiny Stapler by Tim Holtz to reinforce my holder.

Add some tea bags, and decorate the front as desired!

A fun, and very easy gift for someone special!
Wouldn't these make Tea-Riffic gifts in staff mailboxes, or a get well card?
For complete details, go to the Splitcoast Stampers Resource Section.
Have a great Wednesday!
I'm off to the big city with my dear friend Shirley today.
We never had a chance to celebrate Christmas together, and today is the day!
Hugs and smiles,
Patti J.


Theresa's Studio said...

Great tea bag clever of you to use with this great digi. Thanks for the how to do.

Patti P. said...

What a great gift and terrific instructions, Patti. Tfs and I hope you have a wonderful day!

Terri J said...

What a cute gift idea, thanks for the tutorial!

Chelsea said...

Awesome idea .... You are T-rrific!

craftieodmae said...

This is fantastic! Can't wait to try it....TFS!

Justine said...

Great tutorial and I love this fun little idea. TFS

Jessie said...

Awesome work!

Becky said...

This is fabulous! Thanks for the tutorial.

The Other Patti Sue said...

Your right this is tea-rrific! So cute!

Carolyn V said...

Thanks Patti! I'm so glad you posted this... what a great idea (perfect for a get well greeting, doncha think?!)

Danni said...


Crystal said...

Patti this is fabulous, girl what an awesome tutorial sweetie, great idea!! Your card is sooo sweet love the sentiment!!

Bonnie Weiss said...

Great idea, Patti ... it turned out perfect. And hope you had a good time with your friend today!

Georgia said...

That was a fast response to my post! I'm not sure I'm completely back! I think I miss the friendships as much as making the cards!

Great tutorial!

Glittered Paws said...

Love the tutorial - I am thinking I may have to try this one - we have a girl at work that loves tea!!! What fun today to spend time with a friend and oh did I mention shopping and lunch too.

Percy said...

What a cute idea, thanks for sharing! I love the colors you used, it looks very cute and elegant!

Beate said...

Patti, what a gorgeous teabag holder. Awesome pictures and tutorial.
Hugs and smiles

Amanda Mertz said...

Great job Patti!! Thanks for the tutorial as well...I might have to borrow this idea for one of my classes! TFS!

Anonymous said...

Great tutorial Patti, i will have a go!
Your card is super cute, it makes me want a cup of tea!

Yvonne Russell said...

What a super idea. There's something about a card with a teapot that says "friendship" and caring.

Mary Anne / MA54K said...

Thanks for reminding me of this pattern! Great demo and yu sample is just awesome!

Auntie Em said...

I have stopped by twice to admire your sweet little tea card...I need to sit down when it's peaceful here and go over the directions again. I think it's so cute!
Thanks for sharing! :o)

Anonymous said...

A great tutorial, Patti, and such a lovely sample you have made! I love the soft, sweet colors combined with the warm browns you used -- very feminine! I never think to make things like this, and wonder how anyone comes up with the ideas to start with. I so appreciate you sharing this. You give such clear directions, and all your beautiful photos are so helpful, being someone who needs to "see" it to understand it. :-)

Anonymous said...

You're "tea-riffic" too PattI! thanks for the fun project!
Pam Going Postal

Sandy Ang said...

Thanks for sharing the idea! I love how versatile it is as you can put photos, gift cards or love notes inside the pocket.

Amy Johnson said...

What a fabulous tea bag card. So cute and pretty!

Sue from Oregon said...

Fun tutorial Patti!

Lynne in NI said...

Ohhh, Patti, what a cool little giftie! (Thanks for the step by step instructions)
Hope you had a wonderful 'Christmas' with your friend!

Brenda said...

Patti this is so pretty!! You did a Tea-riffic job on it. Thank you for the fab tutorial, I really need to try making one of these.

The Dolphin Inn said...

What a cute idea, loved the card and then realised it was so much more than just a card, thanks for sharing the instructions xxx

Chris Olsen, Glowbug said...

HI Dear friend!! I have been sick and not blog hopping much but wanted to let you know I miss you!! Your project is an awesome gift idea! Awesome how to also!! Thanks for sharing!

Curt in Indy said...

What a perfect image for a teabag holder and what a great tutorial. It was certainly "tea-riffic" of you to do! LOL I've been looking for something like this so thanks for the tutorial and the inspiration! Best, Curt