Thursday, October 26, 2017

Terrific Teabags

Hi everyone,

Donna with you today sharing a card featuring stamping on teabags...great fun :)

I steeped the teabags in hot water for a few minutes, squeezed them out, cut them open and then left them to dry overnight. Once they were dry I removed all the tealeaves to just leave the empty bag. You can re use any teabags but I wouldn't use any that you have had in a cup with milk or sugar.

I wanted to keep a nature theme to the whole card so I used some stamps from the sets Weed LoveA Little BirdieAntique Botanicals and stamped them directly onto the teabags using black Archival ink and then added some doodling with a white Posca pen. You'd be amazed by how easy it is to stamp on the teabags and what a clear impression you get too.

Once that was done, I started adding all the other little bits and pieces including Tim Holtz paperie, washi tape, coconut buttons and a little twig. You can have a little look through your own stashes and see what you have of course.

Adhere everything to the 5x7 cardstock and there you have a nature inspired card using recycled items which I absolutely love to do.

Stamps Used:

Hope you like it
Donna x


  1. This card is truly unique and absolutely gorgeous, Donna!! I am not a big tea drinker, but I think I must buy some round teabags! I love the real twig and coconut buttons, too! Thank you so much for sharing this awesome card and fun idea! ♥ ♥ ♥

  2. Oh this is fabulous,what a great use for teabags,love

  3. A fabulous display Donna, those stamped images fit so well within the design and your buttons and embellishments make it a magnificent exhibit. Stunning..
    Hugs Tracey xx

  4. Brilliant idea of stamping on Tea bags.. card looks AWESOME!!

  5. Gorgeous!!!
    Fantastic idea and card, natural and beautiful, I love this!! xx

  6. Absolutely gorgeous Donna! I love using teabags! Xxx

  7. So cute and such a fabulous idea x

  8. It is a fabulous make, and I love it Donna-
    The round tea bags I have never seen before, they are wonderful for your stamping of nature items, and the stick to hang them from a very lovely idea. The stamps are also so pretty and sweet , and the wonderful color of tea behind them , the little white adds,all speaks to my heart!! You create such beauty !!!
    Hugs ,Dorthe, xx

  9. Oh wow Donna, this is so effective and the teabags work perfectly in showcasing these beautiful stamps. Love your card.
    Julie x

  10. A really wonderful idea Donna. Such a beautiful nature theme and the teabag colour fits perfectly with the images too.
    Love it!
    Fliss xx

  11. Absolutely WONDERFUL ! The images , the black and white on the brown tea-bags and all the fabulous extras - simply wonderful!

  12. Wow thank you so much everyone for all your lovely comments 💕💕
    Donna xx

  13. Fabulous and creative idea, Donna!

  14. Such a brilliant idea to use tea bags! Awesome card, Donna!
    Hugs, Anita xx

  15. The teabags look absolutely fantastic Donna! So organic.
    Dot x

  16. What a fabulous idea Donna!!! Love this so much. The style is brilliant. xx Susanne.


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