Charming Raspberry Tea Gift Jar

By  Melony Bradley 

  • Charming Raspberry Tea Gift Jar
  • Recipe for Spicy Raspberry Tea


  • Glass quart jar with lid
  • Graphic 45 Birds in Paradise patterned paper (Graphic 45)
  • Black Swirl Die Cut paper (Creative Imaginations)
  • Light green cardstock
  • Black acrylic paint
  • Black Hemp (Toner Crafts)
  • Embellishments, six: small metal bulldog clips; clear rhinestone brads; silver ear hoops; metal garden charms
  • Silver jump rings, 8mm, six
  • CRYSTALLIZED Swarovski Elements bicones, 6mm, nine: Crystal AB; Amethyst; Aquamarine


  • Botanical stamp
  • Tiny alphabet stamps
  • Black pigment ink pad
  • Craft punches: hole, 1/16”; circle, 1/2”
  • Sanding block
  • Paper trimmer
  • Chain-nose pliers
  • Rubber bands
  • Zip Dry Paper Glue (Beacon Adhesvies)
  • 1. Paint jar lid black. When dry, apply varnish. Lightly sand to distress paint.
  • 2. Use paper trimmer to cut 3"x12" strip from die cut swirl paper; adhere around jar center. Quick Tip: Wrap rubber bands around paper while drying. Cut 2"x12" and 2"x3" rectangles from patterned paper. Use circle punch to punch notches in small rectangle corners. Cut 1-3/4"x2-1/4" rectangle from light green cardstock; notch corners. Stamp botanical motif and "raspberry tea" on rectangle as shown. Punch hole in tag. Thread 12" length of hemp through hole and tie around jar.
  • 3. Punch holes around patterned rectangle approximately 1-1/2" apart. Insert brads into one hole of clip and attach to strip. Repeat for remaining clips. Place generous amount of paper adhesive on back of strip and glue to jar, centering over die cut strip.
  • 4. Use pliers to attach jump rings to hole on charm. For three glass charms, thread beads and charms onto ear hoops in the following sequence: Amethyst; AB crystal; Amethyst; charm; jump ring; AB crystal; Amethyst; AB crystal. For remaining glass hoops, use same sequence, alternating between Jet and Marine. Attach glass charms to clips on jar.