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« on: January 02, 2007 11:44:41 PM »

My mom loves tea so I made her a tea themed basket for last mothers day.

What I included in the basket was

3 paper back books (brand new from the thrift store)
3 different teas (from herbandginger.com)
Biscottis (from the local super market)
A tea cup with matching small glass tea-pot (also from thrift store)
A tea cup candle, I just bought candle making supplies at Jo-Anns along with a tea-cup from the thrift store, melted the wax and filled it up.

She really loved it all and I made a corny little card with a tea bag on it and tea cup that said "Have a Tea-riffic Mother's Day."

You can probably use the same idea for coffee and other beverages.

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« Reply #1 on: January 02, 2007 11:54:19 PM »

wonderful idea! I would love this... except I am not a mom...

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« Reply #2 on: January 07, 2007 10:46:53 AM »

Very sweet idea!

Has she tried the tea cup candle yet? I was just thinking about burning candle votives in thrifted tea cups and am curious about the safety of it (can the tea cup handle the heat?).
« Reply #3 on: January 14, 2007 02:23:12 PM »

ya it burnt fine. it was a small glass cup. the only suggestion is to make sure the wax fills up to the top. i ran out of wax and it didn't look as great as it could've otherwise it burnt fine and she loved it.

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« Reply #4 on: March 03, 2007 10:34:37 AM »

Ooh, nice idea - cheers!

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« Reply #5 on: April 13, 2009 11:25:32 PM »

wow what a great idea! i i think i'll have to use it this year. mum loves tea and books Grin  thanks so much  Cool

Pour yourself a drink, put on some lipstick, and pull yourself together.

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