How to Make a Tea-Stuffed Mother’s Day Card

Show Mom how TEA-rrific she is this Mother’s Day with a creative, handmade card that'll warm her heart.

What You’ll Need

  • scissors
  • scalloped craft scissors
  • hot glue gun and sticks
  • pencil
  • fine-tipped black marker
  • ruler
  • (1) cardboard egg carton
  • (1) personalized tea bag
  • (1) thumbtack
  • (1) white pipe cleaner
  • (1) 8.5" x 11" sheet of kraft paper card stock
  • (1) sheet of white card stock
  • (1) sheet of patterned scrapbook paper

Gather Materials

Photo by: Allie Holcomb King

Allie Holcomb King

Feel free to create your own color palette for this craft, choosing scrapbook paper that coordinates with the color of your egg carton. A store-bought tea bag works perfectly fine if you don’t have time to make our personalized tea bag.

Create a Teacup

First, cut one egg holder from a corner of your carton to create a teacup. Three sides of the teacup should remain intact and rounded, while the backside should be relatively flat. Next, create two holes on one side of your teacup using a thumbtack. Then, cut a 2.5-inch piece of pipe cleaner. Round your pipe cleaner, and insert each end into a hole to create a handle for your teacup.

Create a Card Base

Fold the sheet of kraft paper card stock in half hamburger-style to create a card. Then, cut out a 7" x 4" rectangle from the patterned scrapbook paper. Glue the scrapbook paper to the center of the front of the card using a glue stick.

Attach Teacup + Tea

Decide where you’d like to glue your teacup, and use a pencil to mark it. Then, use a hot glue gun to attach the flat side of the teacup to the front of your card. Place your tea bag in the teacup.

Add a Cute Message

Cut out a 3" x 2" rectangle from the white card stock using scalloped craft scissors. Use a fine-tipped black marker to write a sweet message to Mom. Glue the rectangle to the card using a glue stick.

Complete It

Write Mom a meaningful note on the inside of the card.

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