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Wednesday, September 7, 2011

GQ Hop day # 3

Welcome back everyone.  Sorry for the late post...lots going on today plus computer issues...ughh.  Anyway today's project was one made out of necessity.  Today when I picked my son up from preschool I noticed his teacher was a bit hoarse.  So I decided to make her a small get well gift that included some of my favorite tea.
Today I changed the colors up a bit-using pumpkin pie for the base and some retired DSP on the inside.  I used the bird again from the stamp set Best of Everything and the "made for you" comes from the same set.  I inked it in lucky limeade and then used a tip from Mary Fish of using the blender pen to take OFF color from a stamp and then colored in the words with the pumpkin pie marker.  The medallion on the front is from the Berry Blossom DSP and with an added button it is a nice touch for a 3D item.  I closed it up with some taffeta ribbon and a sentiment from teeny tiny wishes.

Our hop is continuing all week so keep visiting all of us and leave comments along the way for your chance to win some CANDY...including the candy at my stop the button bracelet.
In case you've missed anyone along the way here is a complete list of our Glitter Queens Hop.

Dawn Griffith
Tracy Bradley
Eileen Cassisi 
 Anji Clements

Candice Crawford

Tamara Gadberry

Cely Havens   

Jennifer Kay   

Stephanie Lorenz

Bridgett Owens                            
Joan Robertson
Dee Slater       
Deidra Williamson
Gina Wrona   


  1. What a great little gift idea - a perfect "pick me up" for someone not feeling well! Thanks for sharing it!

  2. How cute is this teasbag in this color.
    Thanks for sharing

    Liefs Ria

  3. Great gift idea. I am in love with the medallion you used on the front! So nice. THanks for sharing.
    Kristie G.
    thisday at ne dot rr dot com

  4. I really like to make these tea bag holders. A card and gift all in one. I am sure your son's preschool teacher appreciated the very thoughtful gift. :) Beautiful colors, too.

  5. I love your tea bag holder card, now I want to make one :D do you have a pattern or tutorial you could share? I'm glitter queen Tamara.....
    Great job!

  6. Wow what a great project and a lovely RAK. The wholeproject is lovely but that medallion really makes it pop. Thanks for sharing.