How to Make Antique Paper Out of Tea

you got any project and want a theme? go for antique one :) if you want antique tags then give it a try..

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How to Make Antique Paper Out of Tea
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boil water

boil water

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add black tea

add black tea

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pour extract in plate n dip you plain white paper

pour extract in plate n dip you plain white paper

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soak it completely

soak it completely

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let it dry.. if you don't want to wait for too long than you can use hair dryer or stove

let it dry.. if you don't want to wait for too long than you can use hair dryer or stove

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dried :) nice antique color it produced

dried :) nice antique color it produced

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we can use this antique paper in various ways.. will let u know later in this guide

we can use this antique paper in various ways.. will let u know later in this guide

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take another paper and spread fresh dry black tea over it

take another paper and spread fresh dry black tea over it

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spray water with spray bottle

spray water with spray bottle

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now oven it for one minute

now oven it for one minute

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again repeat the process of spraying water and again oven it for 1 min

again repeat the process of spraying water and again oven it for 1 min

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repeated steps will give more colors

repeated steps will give more colors

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remove tea and nice pattern is formed over paper which can also be used for your projects

remove tea and nice pattern is formed over paper which can also be used for your projects

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nice pattern :)

nice pattern :)

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u can also use you antique paper instead of white paper and spread tea over it to see different results

u can also use you antique paper instead of white paper and spread tea over it to see different results

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this is result

this is result

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this is another antique paper and I smokes it from edges to give smoky antique paper look

this is another antique paper and I smokes it from edges to give smoky antique paper look

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another use of tea is that dip your paper in tea extarct.. then scratch you name or any quote on paper with knife and then again dip in tea extract to see your name imprinting :)

another use of tea is that dip your paper in tea extarct.. then scratch you name or any quote on paper with knife and then again dip in tea extract to see your name imprinting :)

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pat dry with newspaper

pat dry with newspaper

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oops I'm burning my name lol.. don't burn your paper but instead slightly smoke it to dry and give little but smoky and crispy look...

oops I'm burning my name lol.. don't burn your paper but instead slightly smoke it to dry and give little but smoky and crispy look...

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done with this antique look :)

done with this antique look :)

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another pic

another pic

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making autumn leaf .. cut your white paper like a leaf and dip in tea extract

making autumn leaf .. cut your white paper like a leaf and dip in tea extract

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scratch its veins

scratch its veins

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again dip

again dip

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smoke on stove

smoke on stove

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done :)

done :)

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another pic

another pic

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you can now start writing comments or quotes on these pieces

you can now start writing comments or quotes on these pieces

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some of pieces I made

some of pieces I made

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write quotes:)

write quotes:)

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another one

another one

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oh i forgot to rotate it sorry :s

oh i forgot to rotate it sorry :s

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sorry about some overwriting :)

sorry about some overwriting :)

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but you can use this idea on valentines or any other special day for tagging your gift

but you can use this idea on valentines or any other special day for tagging your gift

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nice curl over leaf due to smoking process we done

nice curl over leaf due to smoking process we done

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the outcome :) you can also use green tea for different colors..

the outcome :) you can also use green tea for different colors..

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enjoy your antique craft project :)

enjoy your antique craft project :)

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