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Friday, January 17, 2014

New Floss Cards

I made a little time to play. 
I have been on a mission to do something a little different 
with my Cosmo floss...
I originally wanted to order some fun Eiffel Tower floss cards
but then I thought I would ask for that as a souvenir when
my kids go to Paris this summer.
So then I decided to do a DIY project.

I ended up combining a few ideas.
One day on Pinterest I saw that someone
had made handmade tea bags filled with tea for gifts.
I am a tea drinker so the idea stayed with me.

I also remembered Happy Zombie taped the number
from the floss scan on to the embroidery cards.
So I used mini to/from tags and did the same thing.

The other side is cute paper. 
The tea bags were made from some left over scrap booking paper.

I used my never ending spool of baker's twine to
attach those to the "tea bags". 

You can easily take a tea bag apart and use it as an example.
I cut my paper 6" x 3 1/2".
Then folded the paper in half... lengthwise.

Next find the center and make the bottom "V" fold.

Fold in the top corners Like wrapping a package. T
Then fold over the top again to make the squared off top.
Loop your twine in the fold and staple top.

All you need to do next is make a cute little tag and attach it to the 
baker's twine.

These might be too cute to put away.

15 friends stopped by to chat:

Jocelyn said...

Too cute!! And what a great idea!

Lesley said...

Aren't you the smart one! Great idea!

JoAnne said...

I may have to buy some floss, just so I can do this!

Jane's Fabrics and Quilts said...

What a great idea! They are just so cute!

Needled Mom said...

Those are darling. I like that sort of tea!!!

Cheryl said...

I love this idea! I need to make some of these this weekend.

Sherry said...

What a cute idea! I had thought about something similar for my lace but the threads look great and I like tea also.

Sue said...

A really cute idea ! You are SO clever !

Kris said...

Those are just plain adorable!!!!
XO Kris

pandchintz said...

These look so cute, Sinta. Practical and pretty!

Jeanna said...

You certainly make the most of your creative time. I never tire of reading your blog and soaking in all the goodness :)

Wendy said...

How clever! ...and cute too!

Shelley said...

LoL You're MAD Sinta must be to have the patience to make all those sweet little thread holders!
I just love them lol

Anonymous said...

Adorable as always! Thanks for sharing your ideas with the rest of us!

Thimbleanna said...

Very cute Sinta! Now you need to make a cute basket to keep them in so that they will always be on display!