Tea Bag Blossom by Samantha Read

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Hello! I've been seeing tea bags being used in art for a little while now so thought I would have a go I even got my needle and thread out!

What I did:

I found someone to drink two cups of tea lol and I kept their tea bags, the round teabag was unused so I dyed it pink in some Distress Reinker over night. I used some metallic thread to sew them together.

For a little texture I applied some paste through a stencil. I then stamped some stars, added glitter and simply stamped, coloured and adhered in place the flower, text, cloud and bird.

What I used:

That's Crafty! Sand Texture Paste
AALL and Create - Quirky Birds Stamp Set
Tim Holtz Distress Reinker - Picked Raspberry
AALL and Create - Stencil #27
Prima Watercolours - Tropical
Ranger Stickles Glitter Glue - Crystal

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7 comments

  1. Oh Sam this is so cute, well done on getting the needle and thread out - I would have had to have found someone to thread the needle for me lol xx

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  2. Love this Sam, it’s really amazing how versatile teabags are, I love using them...although I can quite happily drink all the tea required to get them!
    Hugs
    Donna xx

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  3. So wonderful, the tea tone with the red, looks great, and so sweet with the bird, and stitching , Samantha - me too happily drink the tea ,lol.
    Hugs
    Dorthe, xx

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  4. Very cute!! I keep seeing tea bag art all over the place and have yet to give it a try. I like the way yours turned out :)

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  5. A very cute and sweet little teabag creation Sam. It looks so lovely with the stitching to layer the teabags and all the details are gorgeous.
    Fliss xx

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  6. Adorable make! Awesome and whimsy ❤

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  7. So "tweet," Sam! I have yet to use tea bags in my art, but this piece has inspired me to give it a go!

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