Tiny tea bag book of nature

 

Lately I have seen a lot of wonderful art on the Internet using tea bags. As an avid tea drinker, I decided to start saving my used tea bags to make my own little book. Although mostly I use loose leaf tea, I do use some tea bags and got some interesting effects from black tea, green tea, and nettle tea, while some I left unstained.

I decided on a nature theme for my little book. I stitched down the center of the tea bags to bind them together, then added cardstock and vellum to the front and back covers. To embellish the tea bag pages I used stamped images, stickers, stamps, tiny pictures, pressed flowers and leaves, and washi tape.

Here are a few of the pages.

 

Finally I glued coloured hemp and recycled silk fibers to the spine.

This teeny tiny book is as light as a feather and fits into the palm of my hand.

20 thoughts on “Tiny tea bag book of nature

  1. Wow, what an amazing little teabag book! I love how you created each page from a teabag and your paintings and embellishments are so beautiful 😁. This is a fabulous idea and it must have been a wonderful project to create, and I adore how it just fits into the palm of your hand too – perfect! I hope you are having a lovely week! J 😊 x

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