How to Make Your Own Scripture Tea

 

I cannot tell you how excited I am for today’s post. Because it’s been “brewing”, ok, “seeping” since April this year. When my honey and I take our annual trip to the mountains, we like to walk around and look in the shops. Most of the time, we buy nothing. Or very little. But I saw something that triggered my blogging mind and put it on the back burner to simmer. OH boy! Can we use any more cliches in one paragraph?!

What is Scripture Tea?

Scripture Tea is a box of tea bags with Bible verses on the tea tag. I just love sitting down to an afternoon cup of tea and meditating on the Scripture tag while sipping. It’s 5-8 minutes of being still and knowing that He is God. (If you like the idea of simply ordering this tea, click on the graphic above. 🙂 )

So I wanted to share the tea-rrific experience with you. Here’s how you do it:

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1. Supplies needed: loose leaf tea (whatever flavors you’d like), jr. size coffee filters, string, free printable tags in link listed below. Prepare tags by printing, cutting apart, and folding over the top portion to leave enough room to paperhole punch. Punch one hole in each tag.

2. If you want to make your own tea bags, it’s pretty simple! First, cut your coffee filter into a rectangle. Ok, well, close to a rectangle. Place one flavor of tea on each side according to tea directions. Yeah, those are usually good to follow.

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3. Fold as shown in the next three photos:DSC01763 DSC01764 DSC01765

4. Once folded, slip your prepared string through the Scripture tag, then secure both ends of the string into the tea bag fold. One staple then holds all the layers together.

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5. And there you have it! Your own tea bag.
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Now before you fall off your chair, here’s the scoop:

You don’t HAVE to make your own tea bags. If you like loose leaf tea, yes, I know they make tea balls. And also disposable tea bags you can fill… but, you can make a very beautiful gift for a tea lover or someone you know who could use a little “Be still and know that I am God” time. I think that’s all of us!

If you’re not crazy about the idea of making your own tea bags, you could still buy a box of tea and focus on adding the verse tags, just staple them on over the current tea tags. Or remove the old one and replace with the Scripture tag.

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To add more thought to a gift, you could also create the Scripture tags with verses specifically chosen for the loved one or friend to whom you’re giving the gift tea set.

I have two color choices for the Scripture tea gift tags today. To download the .pdf free printable for the Scripture tags, click here for brown or here for red. Or you can also click on the graphics below.

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You are all set to make your own tea gift set! But before you go, I have a super fun giveaway! I’m giving away a set of the popular Mr. & Mrs. mugs from Dayspring that I’ve featured in this post. Here’s a photo of the set:
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I’ve handcrafted a gift set of 20 bags of Scripture tea to add to this fab set, which retails for $37.95, currently on sale for $26.99. (You can order it HERE.)

Because I so strongly believe in meditating on God’s Word, I am hoping that you enjoy this post to the fullest and experience some beautiful quiet time with the Lord as a result.

Before you go, be sure to enter the giveaway and let all your friends know! The giveaway is open through Labor Day and the winner will be posted on Tues., Sept. 3rd. Follow the rafflecopter instructions and I’ll see you tomorrow!

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102 Comments

  1. Sherri Bailey says:

    We already have a set of the mugs I purchased one year for our anniversary, but I would love to be able to give a set as a gift to someone else!

  2. Cute giveaway!

  3. I would love to give a meaningful gift like this – wow – it is so impressive. Tea and scripture! Thank You for showing us how to do it!

  4. What a cute gift idea & fabulous giveaway Rachel!! Thank you!

  5. I LOVE giveaways! My sister is getting married and this would be such a cute gift! She loves tea ( I am more of a coffee lover ) but the idea of stealing time to spend with God is so important for everyone especially newlyweds who can sometimes think that their new spouse can fix everything wrong with their life! I know I went through that wrong thinking myself. I love this blog and have grown so much through all of the resources provided. Hope to win this awesome giveaway!

  6. So amazing to start your day off with Gods word(:

  7. I am going to make these for encouraging gifts. What a great post/ idea!!

  8. How fun and how uplifting it will be for the recipient. I will be thinking of ways to also spread the joy to my coffee drinking friends!

  9. I love these!! they are awsome

  10. Madison Cowin says:

    Beautiful! Great idea!

  11. Kelly Mendoza says:

    Love the scripture tea bags for a gift. Thank you for the idea and the printable! You rock!

  12. Just found your blog… love it! Looking forward to finding out who wins the give away. Best of luck to everyone!

  13. I was drawn to reading this post because scripture & tea are 2 of my favorite things!! I also had never heard of scripture tea bags before & thought it sounded interesting!

  14. Sherri Jackson says:

    I loved the craftiness and such a unique gift!!

  15. what a fun idea. Can’t wait to try…maybe a christmas gift idea 🙂

  16. What a great idea!

  17. I love this idea of making scripture tea. I love the idea of encouraging people around you with the Word of God.

  18. Thanks for the great idea, Rach!! I love Scripture & tea!! 🙂

  19. What a great post! My husband is about to start his new job as a police officer so our time together in the beginning will be limited. This would be such an amazing idea for us to do together whether early morning, afternoon, or late at night.

  20. That’s such a cool idea! Thanks for posting it!

  21. I love this…I love my tea time everyday and ps 46:10 is one of my favorite!!! What a great encouragement and idea you have shared. Thank you!!

  22. Nancy Termer says:

    love the idea of giving this personal touch gift for those Tea lovers in my life,
    thanks,

  23. My friends and I are always looking for new ideas to make for various occasions, so when I saw make your own scripture tea I had to read this. Thank you for the great how to!!

  24. The title and the picture of the ready product made me stop and read it. Oh my goooodness- this is soooo creative and neat 🙂 You are right- it’s in a way is perfect for multitaskers- sipping on tea and meditating on the verse too. I love it. And it is quite simple to make as it turns out. That you very much for the great idea!! 🙂

  25. GREAT idea! I work in a Christian school as the librarian and am always looking for inexpensive ways to bless the faculty and staff at Christmas. You solved my problem for another yr!

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