Tea.I.Y: Do It Yourself Holiday Gift Ideas
What do you get for the tea lover that has everything? We’ve come up with a few simple ideas you can do yourself this holiday season to bring cheer to friends, families, co-workers, or even your Secret Santa.
Head to your local used book stored and give the gift of reading! Dress it up with this easy teacup bookmark that the receiver will cherish.
Get creative and collect colorful prints from greeting cards, magazines, and books to make a one-of-a-kind gift that is not only functional, but thoughtful.
Find printable patterns and instructions at Genuine Mudpie.
Tea Foaming Bath Salts
Gifting self-care is always a win. This recipe for homemade bath salts is made with tea to give an extra boost of relaxation. Add essential oils and a bit of fizz to the mix and the recipient will be whisked away on their personal spa day.
We used our Premium Japanese Green and orange essential oil for fun fragrance.
What you need:
– 3/4 cup epsom salt
– 3 Tbsp citric acid
– ¼ cup baking soda
– 2 tea bags
– 4 drops of essential oil of your choice (optional)
– 8-10 oz airtight glass container
Mix all of the ingredients together in a bowl carefully and spoon or funnel the final product into a jar or sealed container.
Mason Jar Tea Kits
Mason jars create the perfect wrapping for so many gifts and can be used for years to come for countless other purposes. Gather up some of your favorite tea bags and loose leaf along with handy tea brewing tools and voila! You’ve got a meaningful gift that will share your love for tea.
Looking for items to include in your tea kit? Try these:
– Wellness or Gourmet Teas Samplers
– Loose Leaf Teas portioned for single service in cellophane or small baggies
– Original, Gourmet, and Wellness** Teas envelopes tied in small bundles with twine or ribbon
– Honey sticks
– Cooking thermometer
– Tea brewing ball
– Tea cookies
– Recipes for tea treats