this blog is essentially an online diary of my little creative projects - if you can't fix it, throw some glitter over it and add a lacy edge and everything will be alright.

Tuesday, 22 May 2012

there's a reason people don't embroider tea bags

i'm thinking i'm going to sell out this summer and as such have created an etsy shop. i was going to embroider tea bags - they're cheap, and small so the embroideries wouldn't take much time and i figured they might be just twee enough to be really successful. here's my first trial run:

you might be noticing the flecks of tea all over the blue card? yep, sticking needles in tea bags makes the tea fall out, who'd have guessed? i'm so gutted though! i was going to sell pairs of these heart tea bags as 'tea for two' and charge way too much for them.....time for plan b.