Saturday, December 10, 2011

Mini Tea Boxes...

...Joy To The World...
Hope everyone is enjoying the holiday season. I know that this time can be stressful and chaotic at times. Busy malls, crowds, shopping, lines, what to get someone...etc! So I decided to create something for my gifts this year. Well...if you didn't know, my mom just came back from Rome/Italy/Israel. She had a wonderful time and she brought back some tea from Israel. She wanted to share it with some of her friends and her group in mini church. So this is what she tells me: "I am just going to give the tea to them in a ziploc bag". I said what? No ways! So I had to think of something. Then I thought...oh, I was so blessed to receive a original, hand crafted tea dispenser from CHALSIE. If you want to see the's here. I wanted to try to make one, but in a smaller size. Here's what my creation looks like...
It's not too hard to make...once you figure out your dimensions. Then everything is easy peasy. This is what it looks like from the top. I used the new stamp set from SU called "The Sounding Joy"...haha. I had to get this set...not only because it had my name, but because it really sets the tone for the true reason for the season.
here's what it looks like from the front...
I am pretty much done with my Christmas shopping. I just have to wrap and deliver. I plan to make a few more of these mini tea dispensers for some co-workers and friends. Have a Merry Christmas! Try to remember...that if you can't find some Christmas spirit in you this time of year, then you don't have the "Aloha" spirit all year through.

Be kind to one another, tenderhearted, forgiving one another, as God in Christ forgave you.
Ephesians 4:32

Be Blessed,


Creations by Shirl

Gorgeous tea dispensers Joy! Wow, how exciting your mom traveled all over to those foreign countries. BTW Happy Holidays to your family....


Your mini tea boxes are really lovely Joy! Geeze, your Mom must've enjoyed her visits to all those countries! It's so nice of you to make these for her to put the special teas in to give to her friends. Happy Holidays!

Paper Kisses

These turned out great Joy! I'm sure your moms church group will love them!


These are just darling!


Love these tea boxes! Came out great and glad to see you crafting again!

Have A Scrap Happy Day

Joy, they turned out super-duper nice. Bet all the recipients will love them. Happy Holidays.

Shirley N

Hi Joy! What a sweet, sweet daughter you are! The tea bags definitely look better in your beautiful boxes than in zip lock bags, lol! What wonderful gifts for your mom's friends!


Aw, these are awesome and will bring a very special touch to the tea bags which are also special since they came all the way from Europe. Hey, maybe your mom used reverse psychology on you.. These are fantastic!!

Creative Grammie

Hi Joy! Beautiful tea boxes, they look so dainty. TFS
Hope you're having a wonderful holiday season. A very Merry Christmas to you and your family!


Hi Joy! I found you on Shirl's Hawaii blog roll. :) I'm digging these tea dispensers! Lol, I'm glad you saved your Mom from giving a gift in a dreaded Ziploc bag!!!

Angie Delarie

These are such a great idea..well done!


Wahoo! These tea boxes are great! I know your mom's friends must've loved them! So glad you're back creating! Happy New Year!


Really very beautiful mini tea boxes to see. I have also tried some Rubber Stamps for my tool box.

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