Making a Christmas Tea Tree

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This tea bag tree is the perfect gift for the tea lover in the family or a friend. Follow the steps provided to make this Christmas gift. With a bit of alteration it could also be tailored to other occasions.


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This is a cute Christmas tea tree to make and gift to a tea lover, or as decor for the holidays. You could pair this gift with a mug filled with chocolates.

Total Time: 25-30 minutes


  • paper bag
  • tea of your choice
  • tape or hot glue
  • plant pot
  • ribbon


  1. Remove the straps off the paper bag and cut along the inside edges so you have a flat surface.
  2. Trace a circular object (I used a plate) and cut out.
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  4. To create your cone, you will want to cut a section out and then roll and form your cone. Tape when you have the cone shape you want your Christmas tree to be.
  5. For a sturdy base and to form the Christmas Tree - I used an IKEA Bintje plant pot (.49 cents). I taped my cone to the pot.
  6. Using your choice of tea (I used Bigelow Green Tea packets ~ $2-4 dollars), securely tape or hot glue to the tree all around. Start with the bottom layer and work your way to the top.
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  8. Once you reach the top, you can make a star or use ribbon to tie a bow. I used a red ribbon for my Christmas tea topper.
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