Thursday, December 16, 2010

Gifts for tea lovers!!!

                            This post is on demand. Finding gifts for your loved ones can be a happy as well as stressful task!! One of my friend who is going home for holidays wants to buy something which her family members would love as well!! They all are tea lovers..Honestly I am in the same boat!! So I found some great gifts which all tea lovers young and old would like.

                                                                                                                                                                                                   Courtesy:Susibell

Let's start with a cup of hot steaming tea.. I love this tea set and table setting amazing!! These doilies are pretty aren't they! 

Ok before we start ...Wanna know some facts about tea??

                                                                                                                                                                               Courtesy: 24.media.tumblr

That's not all!! It helps you combat with allergies as well.. Ashley at Design Sponge has some really great DIY tips for avoiding allergies with different types of tea.. Click here to see those tips!


                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Courtesy: Woman's day

Some more DIY home remedies for allergies at Woman's day!!


Ok enough of these remedy teas ..let's get something very creative tea variations!!! Something you can make/bake for loved ones.....




                                                                                                                                                                               Courtesy: Sprinkle Bakes

I am totally loving these chocolate chai cups !!! I found this on Heather's  blog Sprinkle bakes. She is super creative and experimental baker and dessert maker. Her blog is full of inspiring and beautifully photographed baking and sugar craft tutorials and recipes!!! Click here to  get step by step instructions to make this lovely chocolate cup and the chai latte whipped creme recipe!!!! A perfect treat for a tea lover who also has a sweet tooth!


 How about doing some tea inspired creative project ..
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    





                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             courtesy: Linna Xu

Get inspired by this creative and unique book-  Tasseology, the ancient art of tea leaf reading, including a history, instructions on how to perform readings and a symbol guide. Interesting!! It is beautifully conceptualized by Linna Xu. Check her portfolio here!!




How about prints of something related to tea.. 


                                                                                                                                                                                 Courtesy: Laura Miss
A pretty tea pot print from a lovely Etsy shop- Laura miss.
                                                                                                                                                  

                                                                                                                               Courtesy:FredFlare

Submarine tea infuser .. How cute is that!! It would be a perfect cute gift for a tea lover..It is available here!!!


                                                                                                             Courtesy: Bettina.M
Tea inspired cushions .. How cute!! these are from Bettina's super cute art blog! She sells these on her shop here!!

Now the one below I am not sure is for sale yet .. This design won 3th prize in the "Beyond Silver" competition by designboom! The designer is Pablo Matteoda.

                                                                                                                      Courtesy:  Designboom

Its Sharky tea infuser.. You can see of Pablo's work on his blog!! I think it can make a cool gift for a young man who loves tea:)

How about tea towels..

       Available at and pic courtesy: Ericas

Eco friendly tea cup..


Available at and pic courtesy: Mocha

Make something yourselves.. Handmade gifts are highly appreciated always!!


                                                                                      Courtesy: Martha Stewart

Make this pretty customized tea sachets and gift box yourselves. Click here to get all the instructions from Martha.



Check out the  book below from Womans weekly- High Tea..It has recipes to yummy cakes, scones, pastries which you can bake for your tea loving loved ones!!!





All these is making me feel like curling up with a cup of tea and a nice book!!!! 





9 comments:

Rajee Sood said...

Woooooooooooooooooow! How cool are you ... you really out did every one out there ... I'd love all those gifts ... drool ...drool ... girlie this was a fabulous post ... loved it to the end ... and that lil' mag. at the end ... awesome ... :):)

Sharon said...

A tealicious post! beautiful!

SV said...

Everything is lovely in this post!

notyet100 said...

felt so good after reading this,..;-)

Sudha said...

such wonderful collation...super cool gift ideas :)

DD said...

A work of art Purnima.......I love tea, as you've probably guessed from reading my blogs, in fact I am currently sat with a large cup of Earl grey one of my favourites. You certainly did the subject justice! Here was my attempt to honour tea back on July. Great subject great blog!

http://thesundialgarden.blogspot.com/2010/07/tea-essential-gardeners-beverage.html
So if in doubt.....brew up!

madera y zinc said...

Purnima, yours is a fantastic post!!! I like your pictures and your selection a lot!
Kisses

Purnima@a creative project said...

Thank you very much ,lovely ladies, for the kind words and encouragement!!! It makes my day always!!

vanessa said...

Thanks for including my print in this great collection! I want that yellow sub.

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