Monday, June 25, 2018

Loaded Tea Envelope Swap

Another loaded envelope swap: Tea Theme. I chose a Kraft, Black, and Red color theme with decorative papers from my stash.  Another loaded envelope was previously posted here. Tutorial to make this style of expanded envelope is by Michelle Rudolph - her You Tube Channel link found here.  Lots of details and fun stuff for each recipient. Here's a photo of them individually bagged for the recipient.
 Each loaded envelope is as shown:
 The "TEA" is Ariel font cut using a Silhouette Cutting Machine. Tea cup border is a SVG cut file also cut using the Silhouette.
 The bookmarks tucked in the first panel have metal tea pot and tea message attached with lobster claws around the tie.
Each section has a decorated paper clip with the Asian Character: Tea cut using my Silhouette. Finished size is 2-1/2" x 1-1/8".
Front panel tags:
Two 2" x 5-3/4" Tags: papers used from my stash
Stampin-Up Tag Punch  used for the tag top with We R Memory Keeper 1/4" Chomper used at the bottom corners. Tea pot charm and "A cup of Tea solves Everything" round charm from Ali Express. La-la Land Crafts Small Tea Set Die attached to tag bottom.
Right side tag: 3-5/8" x 4"
Recollections Kraft, Black, Red, White card stock
Papertrey Ink Tag die used with Spellbinders S4-383 Marvelous Squares Die
La-la Land Crafts Small Tea Set Dies used on each corner shown.
Having Tea card is 5-1/2" x 4-1/4". Red mat is 4-3/4" x 3-1/2" tucked in the 2nd panel. Stamped scalloped white mat is 4-1/4" x 3".
Stamping Bella Uptown Girls Paige and Peggy Pour Some Tea Copic colors:
Hair: W2, W4, W6, W8
Face: E000, E01, E02, E11, R11, R20, R21
Red Dress, Bird: R14, R35, R39, R46
Yellow Dress: Y23, Y28, Y32, Y36
Table, Tea Cups, Tea Pot: B21, B23, B41, BG70, W2 (for Shadow under Plates)
Grass: G07, G46, G99
Grass Ground: G12, G24
Bear: E34, E35, E39
Doily: Y23
Slice of Cake, Cupcake Liner: E34, E35 
Wire Chairs: W4 
Papertrey Ink Scalloped A2 Vertical Die with Cuttlebug Swiss Dots Embossing Folder mat.
Second panel contents:
Cloth Tea Bags: packaged in a cello bag with 4-3/8" x 3-3/8" decorative paper mat with a red tea cup die. 3 plastic tea vials containing: Apple Black Tea, Champagne White Tea, and Blueberry  Black Tea.  Each vial makes 2 cups of tea. There are 3 Tea cup blank note cards with envelopes decorated using a Scalloped circle, embossed, packed with a spoon.  The "YUM" package contains a chocolate cookie to be eaten with tea. 
Back panel:
A Tea Wand, a bag with a surprise, a personal size shortbread to "enjoy" as appropriately packaged.  For the creative ones: a bag containing A2 size cards using Couture Creations Tea Party embossing folder.  One each color of Recollections Vanilla, Black, and Red card stock inside the cello bag. A Embellishment bag: contains Marianne Designs die cut  baked goods - recipient can add as many of as little of the baked items on the brushed silver card stock tiered stand,  (Tiered stand and spoon die is from Ali Express). The Tea Bag tag is a SVG cut file.
Tea Wand:
Finished width is 5" diameter: using 3 strips of 1-3/4" card stock, then scored 1/2" apart. 
Front of pinwheel has a white paper doilie, 3-3/8" Lawn Fawn Scallop die cut and Cuttlebug Textile embossing Folder. Tea character is cut using my Silhouette.
Tea Wand Back 2-1/2" circle EK Success punch. Red card stock tea pot from La-la Land Crafts Afternoon Tea Die set. Wooden skewers attached to pinwheel using a hot glue gun in between the folds.
 Inside the stamped white bag is a Hydrating Aloe and Green TEA mask:
 All contents removed reveals:
This was a fun project to make - hope it will also inspire you to make one yourself.  Have a crafty day.

1 comment:

eunice said...

OMGosh, Patti!! A loaded envelope swap? How Fun! Your tea themed loaded envelopes are beyond amazing; I enjoyed reading all the details of each of the intricately decorated and fun things you so generously included in your very loaded envelopes! I'm sure you blew everyone in your swap away with your loaded envelope! They are SO LUCKY to be in a swap with YOU!!!