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Kenners
« on: August 19, 2007 05:40:53 AM »

So, I'm sat here drinking my fifth cup of tea of the day, scrolling through the last Tea Time Swap gallery (https://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=145496.0) with huge amounts of jealousy and I was wondering whether any one would be up for another round?

We could send anything tea, tea time or tea party related... some ideas I had/stole were:

- Tea (obviously)
- Tea accessories (infusers etc.)
- Unfortunately one broke in transit.
- Plates, tea cups, tea pots (new, crafted up or even just fantastic odd/vintage items found at charity shops etc)
- Tea Pot Cosies
- Doilies, napkins, tea towels, table clothes
- Pinnies or aprons,
- Tea party recipes,
- Tea themed items (I think I remember tea pot shaped bracelets and stitch markers from the last swap for instance)
- Tea quotes
- Things that could be used at a tea party (place names, tea cup charms etc (I'm not sure these exist... yet, but you know what I mean, like wine glass charms... but for tea cups))
- Tea Dresses, or other tea theme clothing, (tea shoes are an idea I may have to pursue whether this takes off or not!)
- Maybe even tea themed books/poetry/films etc... Obviously there is Alice in Wonderland, but I'm sure there must be more!
- Tea chests or decorated air tight jars or containers for storing tea.
- Tea spoons (either as they are or converted into pendants, bracelets, windchimes etc.)
- Tea bath treats
- Tea dyed fabric or yarn
 
Plus there must be so many more ideas floating around, tea plays such an important role in so many cultures they must be loads we can do! I've got so excited just typing that list, its quite tragic!

Unfortunately I can't organise a swap yet, as I've not completed enough, but I would be happy to aid some one who did want to organise it!

There has to be a lover of tea prepared to help this get going somewhere, Please... I will even throw a tea party in your honour.
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SpottedFrog
« Reply #1 on: August 19, 2007 08:14:34 AM »

I'd participate! My lovely tea pot needs a cozy, and I'm always up for trying new flavors.
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Aernfridh
« Reply #2 on: August 19, 2007 01:11:45 PM »

This sounds like a great idea!
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Kenners
« Reply #3 on: August 21, 2007 06:28:00 AM »

There are so many tea based crafty ideas around, I really hope this does take off!
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« Reply #4 on: August 21, 2007 06:31:28 AM »

Kenners that is a great idea! I'd be up for a tea swap, and would probably be able to organise if we all agree a time for signups. Cheesy
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Kenners
« Reply #5 on: August 21, 2007 07:22:01 AM »

Heh heh, I can't claim it was totally my idea... it is somewhat pilfered from past swaps... but I'm convinced it would be amazing!

I'ld be happy to help out with organising if it did go ahead, although there doens't seem to be much interest just yet!

Talking of tea, its nearly tea and cake time!  Grin
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« Reply #6 on: August 21, 2007 07:01:38 PM »

I'd probably go for this, but I can't get a teapot, my husband has said I have too many... although I suppose if I swap one of mine...  lol
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idrinktea
« Reply #7 on: August 22, 2007 10:08:47 PM »

Count me in!
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Kenners
« Reply #8 on: August 23, 2007 01:14:54 AM »

Count me in!

You certainly have the username for it!
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ollieorange
« Reply #9 on: August 23, 2007 05:35:23 PM »

OHHHH- please please please make this happen! I love tea! I would totally sign up for this one!
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