DIY Tea Party Favors

These diy "tea bag" favors are unique and so cute! They hold cookies inside.

Who doesn’t love a tea party with all of it’s lady-like charm and dainty accouterments. And of course it’s the little details that set any party apart from the rest, and these DIY “tea bag” tea party favors are one of my favorite projects which does just that!

I made these “tea bags” to hold tea cookies and double as place card holders in the tea party I styled for Hens and Chicks Parties “party in a box” set. All you need is some scrapbook paper and basic crafting supplies to make them for a ladies luncheon, mother’s day, or little girls tea party.

These diy "tea bag" favors are unique and so cute! They hold cookies inside.

Tea Bag Favors


  • Patterned scrapbook paper, cut into strips about 5″ x 9 1/2″
  • Bakers Twine
  • Printable tea bag tag {from Accent the Party}
  • Small oval shaped cookies
  • Scissors, hole punch, double stick tape


  1. Using your cookie as a gauge, fold paper into thirds, lengthwise
  2. Fold one corner into a point
  3. Fold other corner into a point; Repeat on other end
  4. Fold one end up to the other, leaving some space at the end
  5. Repeat on opposite side to create a base for the tea bag to stand on
  6. Open paper back up and place cookies inside as shown
  7. Close tea bag with cookies inside.  Punch a hole in each pointed end of the bag, and the tag; pull twine through tag and knot it at the ends.
  8. Pull twine through tea bag holes and back over tag. Pull snugly to secure tag to bag.

NOTE: You can add a name tag as shown below, before pulling the twine through.

Place the tea bag favor in a tea cup to display.

TIP: For larger cookies use the entire sheet of 8 1/2 x 11″ scrapbook favor and fold as directed. This will make a larger pouch to hold the cookies.

These diy "tea bag" favors are unique and so cute! They hold cookies inside.


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Chris Nease is a party stylist and home entertaining expert with over 15 years of experience. In addition to her work as founding editor of Celebrations At Home, Chris is an editorial stylist and has contributed to, SheKnows, and countless other websites. Most recently she was featured in Celebrate magazine, and her work has been published in Woman's World, Ocala Style, Yum Food & Fun for Kids, and Cottages & Bungalows.


  1. Lovely! Thank you.

  2. These tea bags boxes are adorable. What a lovely way to greet your guests when they sit down at the table. I love how you personalized them with the guest’s name too. Lovely!

  3. Wow! These tea bags are so cute.. Tea Party Tea bags is a fun way to relax and enjoy your tea, knowing that a change is a brewing! Also this is so good of you that you have shared the way of making these tea bags. I am definitely going to try making these tea bags.

  4. Oh, my this is such an adorable idea. I love it.


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