Stamps: Basic Grey 'Cup of Tea Bitsy Stamp set'. Cardstock: Chocolate Chip, Basic Grey 'Sugared'. Ink: Old Olive, Chocolat Chip, Copic W3. Accessories: Making Memories 'Paperie Greenhouse' organdy ribbon, Kaiser gemstones.
I'm a big fan of quick and easy homemade gifts and this time of year, the quicker and easier they are, the better!
Inspiration for the cover is Tuesday Morning Sketch #23; the only variation besides being in a miniature scale is the ribbon tie closure.
Beate's Tea Bag Holder tutorial on SplitCoast Stampers is the template. She actually includes two versions, but I went with the second in the interest of time. This version has a diagonal pocket to hold the tea bag while leaving space on the opposite side for a personalized message:
Now it's time to tackle some of the larger gift projects like creating family calendars. Maybe next year I should actually use one of those calendars to plan an earlier start date!