How to Make Tea Dyed Paper Flowers

Perfect for Mother's Day, a cute little DIY project by tea guide, Ashley B.

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How to Make Tea Dyed Paper Flowers
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Get all of your supplies together (for the tea, we used Strawberry Rhubarb Parfait).

Get all of your supplies together (for the tea, we used Strawberry Rhubarb Parfait).

2
Steep the tea in just a little bit of water. The stronger the better.

Steep the tea in just a little bit of water. The stronger the better.

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3
Flatten your filter.

Flatten your filter.

4
Fold it in half.

Fold it in half.

5
Keep folding it in half until you can't anymore.

Keep folding it in half until you can't anymore.

6
Wrap one or two elastic bands tightly around.

Wrap one or two elastic bands tightly around.

7
Dip sections of the wrapped filter in your steeped tea.

Dip sections of the wrapped filter in your steeped tea.

8
Let filters dry overnight.

Let filters dry overnight.

9
Remove rubber bands and smooth filter out.

Remove rubber bands and smooth filter out.

10
Place a straw in the middle of the filter and fold over.

Place a straw in the middle of the filter and fold over.

11
Keep your hand on the filter and fold the excess back towards you.

Keep your hand on the filter and fold the excess back towards you.

12
Pinch the bottom of the flower tightly and adjust the shape.

Pinch the bottom of the flower tightly and adjust the shape.

13
Tape the flower to the straw.

Tape the flower to the straw.

14
Repeat until you have a bouquet!

Repeat until you have a bouquet!

15
Place flowers in a glass mug...

Place flowers in a glass mug...

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... a teapot...

... a teapot...

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... or your cutest tea cup!

... or your cutest tea cup!

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