Make a Teacup Birthday Card!

Check out this great snail mail idea 🙂 I love it and can’t wait to try!

Shelley Makes

June marks the birthdays of two of my bestest buds, so it’s card-making season! For my friend Tal, who is a tea fiend, I decided to make a tea-cup birthday card, inspired by this DIY on Spoonful.

Tea Cup CardYou will need:

  • A4 card
  • Patterned paper / wrapping paper of your choice
  • Scissors / craft knife
  • Twinings tea envelope
  • String (I used some from an actual tea-bag)
  • Staple (just one!)

Tea CupInstructions:

Start by folding a piece of card in half, and drawing a tea cup shape on the card, making sure that the handle is at the fold. Cut out the cup shape, but make sure that you leave the fold at the handle uncut, so you have a hinge. If you’re uncomfortable free-handing the cup shape, here’s a template.


If you want a pattern on the cup, glue the open card to some coloured gift wrap and cut around the…

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