Pumpkin Chai Tea Themed Card

Pumpkin Chai Tea Themed Card with Really Reasonable Ribbon and Photoplay

Hello, Friends!  Today’s Pumpkin Chai Tea Themed Card is the perfect tribute to fall!  Everything I love about Autumn can be found in this card.  Tea?  Yes, please!  Fall flowers?  Oh, my yes!  Beautiful ribbons and trims?  Yes, again…thanks to Really Reasonable Ribbon.  Autumn hued designer papers?  Yes!   Photoplay Paper’s lovely Autumn Greetings Paper Collection works perfectly with all of the above!

Tips and Tricks

Photoplay Autumn Greetings Tea Themed Card by Kathy Clement for Really Reasonable Ribbon

Here’s a sneaky little paper crafting trick that I love to use.

  • First, select the tea pot image from the 3×4 cut apart page.
  • Then use a circle die to cut out the teapot image from the center of the card.
  • Now back the image with foam tape.
  • Next, tuck the top and bottom of the card behind the plaid patterned paper.  The image has that cute yellow/gold lattice pattern, and the border is already there so you don’t even have to mat it!
  • Finally stitch all the paper layers together on your sewing machine.
  • Die cut a doily from patterned papers, or use a store bought doily instead.
  • Adhere the teapot image to the center of the doily.  It’s a perfect fit!
Finishing Touches

I never quite feel that a card is complete until I have added some ribbon, or trims and flowers.  Before I adhered the stitched layers onto my card front, I wrapped the left hand side with Antique Gold and Brown Burlap String.  Leave the ends long so that you can string on some sweet little tea themed charms and tie a bow.

Add a pop of whimsy to the card with a Hedgehogs and Pumpkins Satin Ribbon border.  Again, adhere this to the card with Scor-Tape before you attach the card front to the card base.

Tie a pretty burlap string bow and top it with Mixed Earth Tone Magnolias and Roses.  Ink some leaves with Gathered Twigs Distress Ink and add them to the bundle.

Here’s a peek at the inside of this warm, rustic card.  I made a little pocket, because if you have a tea themed card, one must add a little tea wallet somewhere!

Top a wee tag with more burlap string and add it to the pocket to keep the tea wallet company!

Have you started making fall cards yet?  I love working with the warm, nostalgic colors and images of autumn papers.  I’m still waiting for some new goodies to arrive, so hopefully I’ll have more to share with you soon.

You’ll find a linked supply list below the post.

Thanks for stopping by!





8 thoughts on “Pumpkin Chai Tea Themed Card

  1. Susan Steele

    Luv your Fall card creation, your ribbons, your flowers and jute string all just scream Fall …my favorite time of the year! And oh my, I do so luv Chai tea too! I drink it almost every day! Thanks for sharing!Have a great day. Hugs, Suzy Q

  2. Martie Rollin

    Love the charms on this card!! The thin burlap twine are just the right colors. Nice fall season card. Can’t believe August is nearly over. On the other hand, I’ve been ready for fall rains and much cooler days as of 3 seeks ago!!!. I’ve had more than enough hot summer weather for this year.

  3. MaryH

    Love pumpkin anything food, drink, paper crafts, etc. Another beautiful make, Kathy. Ah, you brighten our days!

  4. Gena Krannig

    Kathy, what a lovely Fall card! I love chai tea and the colors in this card make me think of it! They are so warm and cozy. The little teapot and cup charm are just darling and add such a sweet embellishment. I love them! Your Autumn cards are always so beautiful. I really look forward to seeing them every year. Thank you for sharing! Hugs!

  5. Cheryl Wells

    Oh, these colors exude FALL – a cup of coffee or tea sitting around a fire – warm and cozy – beautiful card, Kathy!!

  6. 1sassy1

    I love the warmth of this card set against the coolness of fall weather. I don’t know if that makes sense but the color choices, design and ribbon with the tea pots make me think of a warm cup of tea on a cool crisp fall day. It’s a lovely card!

    I’m having some health challenges at this time with just having been diagnosed with heart failure plus dealing with episodes of AFib so if I’m missing off and on, it’s not because I’m not following along, there are too many days when I’m really fatigued. I will try to check in and catch up as often as I can. I really enjoy your blog and your creativity so much.

    Sandra Smith
    Queen Creek

  7. soozyb2013

    I do love Chai Tea. Love pumpkin spice, heck I love pumpkin pies with either vanilla ice cream or whipped cream! yum. Great card for Fall Kathy, I love Fall and Spring, two of my favourite times of year. Thanks for sharing this one and happy Sunday!

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