How to Make Your Own Tea Stained Gift Tags

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Gather your supplies.

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Place tea bags in shallow dish and pour boiling water over them.

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When the tea has steeped long enough to color your water a rich brown, place gift tags in the brew.

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Leave tags in the tea until they reach the color you are striving for. Remove and let dry completely on paper towels.

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To achieve this darker hue, we left ours in overnight.

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Tie tags onto your gifts for that perfect old school look. If you're feeling crafty, you can add an aged look to almost anything that can be dyed - try lace, yarn, ribbon or muslin.

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See more tips and guides like these at www.theoldschool.com.

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