DIY PROJECT || #10 || TEA BAG HEART VALENTINES

Tuesday, February 5

diy valentine's day tea bags

I love tea. I can (and typically do) drink it every day. Chai, Earl Gray, Peppermint, Black Vanilla...the list goes on and on. Given that tea drinking is such a sophisticated and 'adulty' thing to do, I wanted a Valentine's day idea that would be great for all my other tea-drinking-adulty friends. Below is a tutorial on how to make tea bag heart valentines from a free downloadable template I made that can be printed out on a regular sheet of paper. Each of the valentine hearts has a little message like "Love ya!", "Kiss me?", and "You rock!" so you can sweeten the tea for anyone, and everyone, in your life. Hope you enjoy it! And spread the love via Facebook, Pinterest, Twitter, or any of the other thousand social media outlets!

diy valentine's day tea bags





diy valentine's day tea bags
INGREDIENTS:
free downloadable print out
(click here)
tea bags
scissors
pin
stapler

INSTRUCTIONS:

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Step one: Begin by pulling off the original tea bag tag (mine was Twinings).
Step two: Using your scissors, snip off the knot at the end of the string.

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Step three: After printing out the free heart & gift bag template, begin cutting out the hearts.
Step four: Take one heart and, using a sewing pin or needle, poke two holes next to each other. Using the pin, gently rip the tiny space between them so that the two holes become a single larger one.

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Step five: Next, slide the thread of the tea bag into the hole in the heart.
Step six: Tie a knot at the very end and slide the heart tag back down the thread so that it hangs on the end like the original tea bag tag.

OPTIONAL: TEA BAG COVERS

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Step seven: Cut out the tea bag cover rectangles from the template, leaving some white spaced borders across all edges. Fold the rectangle in half where the darker and lighter colors meet.
Step eight: Depending on the size of your tea bag (I recommend the smaller ones!), gently tuck the tea bag inside the folded cover and staple the top so that it will stay snugly inside.

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THE FINAL LOOK:
























free download valentine's day tea bag hearts

(fits perfectly on regular 8.5" x 11" printer paper)

18 comments:

  1. Rebecca8:23 AM

    LOVE THIS!! WHAT A GREAT IDEA!

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  2. Anonymous8:23 AM

    super cute :) i think i'll do this for my blockmates

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  3. Jeanice Robbins8:24 AM

    Wow! What a goooooood idea!

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  4. Adrienna8:25 AM

    :D haha "grown up valentine", its true we don't make valentines anymore now that we're old lol this is adorable

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  5. Anonymous11:50 AM

    Fantastic! Looks beautiful; love that idea!! Thanks!!

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  6. Jenna, Sasha, and Becca4:41 PM

    Marjorie, why are you amazing? Answer please, k thanks! :D

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  7. Jane c8:42 PM

    LOVELY!!

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  8. Dee's Delight & Design12:10 AM

    This is a perfect idea, thanks so much!!!

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  9. Can you give me one, pleaseeeeee?

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  10. THANK YOU ALL! :) -Marjorie

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  11. This is really adorable, unique and a great idea :)

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  12. Anonymous6:37 PM

    So adorable!

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  13. Bianca11:21 PM

    tots doing this!

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  14. Thanks so much, I love your DIY projects as well! I just checked them out! :)

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