I mentioned last week that my sewing machine had been calling me, but I have to say that wax and teabags were shouting pretty loudly too! So I gave in ;)
Here in the UK it can be quite tricky finding teabags that have the tags attached (I wasn't in the mood for regular square ones!). I've bought some in the past thinking they'd be this shape only to discover that they were just regular teabags full of fancy tea.
These were doubled over so I ended up opening them out after experimenting first by just trimming the bottom off. I then stamped on one side only of the teabag before trapping a dried hydrangea flower and the word 'blossom' between the two pieces and coating them with wax, melted in my meltpot.
I then stamped a Stampotique sentiment on plain paper and mounted it onto scrap paper from my desk to create a long tag.
There were a few rejects along the way, although they look better on the photo below!!
It's my turn to post on the Stampotique Designers' Blog, as it is every Friday. I've included a different tag over there but whilst you're visiting, take a moment to admire the beautiful blog makeover it's received from the very talented Valerie and Maria with the wonderful (and also talented) Kim.
Stampotique Stamps Used:
Journey Collage by Amy Wilson Wellenstein
The earth laughs in flowers by Janet Klein
Daisy, daisy by Jo Capper-Sandon
Tall Word Collage by Amy Wilson Wellenstein
Text Stars with tiny star on the side by Jo Capper-Sandon
ps the Stampotique Originals website's had a makeover too, worth a look!