If you or someone you know loves all things tea, then this ultimate tea lovers gift guide is just what you need to jumpstart your 2018 gift giving season. We’ve compiled a variety of tea related gifts for everyone on your list!
1. Royal Albert New Country Roses Tea Bag Rest
If you prefer to use teabags rather than loose-leaf tea, a tea bag rest will help prevent messes. This Royal Albert New Country Roses tea bag rest is shaped like a teapot and adorned with polka dots. Made of white fine bone china, it will add a touch of elegance to afternoon tea.
2. Murder at Ochre Court by Alyssa Maxwell
There may be nothing better than a warm cup of tea and a good book. The latest historical mystery in the Gilded Newport Mysteries series from author Alyssa Maxwell, Murder at Ochre Court, is set in 1898 and has aspiring reporter and amateur sleuth Emma Cross at the scene of a high society murder while covering the social event of the season. There is more than meets the eye to this baffling mystery where the guest list includes some of Newport, Rhode Island’s most respected citizens, none of whom could have guessed one of their own would meet such a shocking demise. Available in paperback, hardcover and e-book.
Price $15.95 USD
3. Bullet Journal Notebook
Vogue Magazine calls it “Konmari for your racing thoughts.” If you aren’t familiar with bullet journaling, it is a methodology used to organize the past, present and future and helps to increase productivity and focus. While day to day life has us pulled in many directions, the bullet journal offers an effective way to organize our lives so that we regain control and live with intention. Just think, if you were more organized, you would have more time for tea!
4. Tea strainer from Harney & Sons
If you prefer loose-leaf tea, this silver-plated long handle tea strainer will add a touch of sophistication and traditional charm to any tea presentation. It fits neatly over your teacup and catches any loose leaves from your teapot.
5. Orange Whiskey Marmalade from Top Shelf Preserves
Established in 2013, Top Shelf Preserves focuses on handmade small batch preserves and pickles with unique flavours and combinations. A little sweetness, a little kick and a whole lot of awesomeness; turn your afternoon tea up a notch with Top Shelf Preserves’ Whiskey Orange Marmalade. Available online through www.foodiepages.ca and at stockists in Ontario, Canada
6. Artisan Sugars Fruit & Floral Sugar Shapes
Offering a modern take on the sugar cube, this Gift Set includes an assortment of their best-selling Sugar Shapes for tea lovers. Paired with a gorgeous set of stainless steel sugar tongs for serving, this Artisan Sugars gift set will delight anyone who loves to feel a little fancy. Use SWEETANDSOCIAL to save 25% off your order with Artisan Sugars.
7. Cup Cakes By Miryame
Sure, roses and diamonds are fun, but cupcakes are better! And if you are giving a little sweetness this holiday season, there are no other cupcakes than Cupcakes by Miryame. Located in Gatineau, Quebec, her bouquets are works of art. Where talent knows no bounds, head baker Miryame creates a variety of stunning cupcakes featuring succulents and seasonal flowers like poinsettias for the holiday season.
8. Burgundy Calico Tea Wallet by The English Tea Store
For the tea lover on the go, give this pretty burgundy calico tea wallet by The English Tea Store. Designed with 6 compartments for holding teabags or filled t-sacs, these deluxe tea wallets also include 4 sweetener compartments. These tea wallets are a great way to easily pack up everything you need for delicious tea. This wallet is a high-quality handmade product made exclusively for Online Stores in the USA.
9. A beautiful vintage teacup from The Teacup Attic
Offering an array of beautifully curated vintage china, The Teacup Attic offers china for every taste and budget. Preserving history and tea time traditions with brands like Royal Albert, Shelley, Paragon and Aynsley, your order arrives safely to your door and beautifully packaged for gift giving in a snap. Use coupon code SAVE20 to save 20% on your order.
Starting at $14.99 USD
10. Vintage Tea Bag Box from The Urban Barn
Simplicity and practicality are rolled into one with this vintage-inspired tea box. Easily integrated into any décor, this gift is easy to give to the tea lover in your life. This Vintage Tea Box features a whitewash finish and crisp block lettering. With a glass pane in the hinged lid, you can easily keep track of your supply.
11. Chenille Twisted Cable Knit Reading Socks
Softly falling snow, A warm cup of tea and a cozy pair of socks make nuzzling up to a book a good idea for the tea lover on your list.
12. Tea Cosy by Tafferty Designs
Selling on Etsy since 2009, Judith from Tafferty Designs can knit any color combination your heart desires or choose from her array of ready-made cosies that will take a boring teapot to the next level faster than you can say Earl Grey. Quality and exceptional craftsmanship will delight the tea lover not only at Christmas time but at any time of the year.
Prices generally range from $20-$30 USD
13. Classic Earl Grey Loose Leaf Tea by Fortnum & Mason
Easily recognized as one of the premier tea companies in England, Fortnum & Mason is a name familiar to tea lovers globally. Exclusive blends and unrivaled quality, they offer both loose leaf teas as well as convenient tea bags. A refreshing tea with abundant citrus notes, it pairs perfectly with rich sweet or savory flavors – from dark chocolate to spiced lamb.
14. Maple Syrup Hutchinson Farm
This is no ordinary maple syrup. The Hutchinson family from the Annapolis Valley, NS (you know the one that inspired the Blossom Time pattern by Royal Albert) own Hutchinson Acres in Lake Paul. A truly diverse farm that boasts 25,000 taps to extrude the sweetness from Canada’s beautiful maples trees and produces some of Canada’s most delectable maple syrup. A bit of maple syrup in your tea is not only a natural way to sweeten it, but with the Hutchinson’s pure infused maple syrup, you get to try flavors like cinnamon, nutmeg & cloves or Lavender and Chai. Excellent paired with scones as well, this mouth-watering syrup knows no bounds.
15. A copy of Tea Time Magazine
Gorgeous dinnerware, mouth-watering recipes and tea pairing suggestions can be found in each issue of Tea Time magazine. Besides their bi-monthly publication, they also offer a wide variety of books specific to the tea party hostess. A tea lover on your list would not be disappointed to receive this gift.
16. Bird Tea Towel by pi’lo
For the lover of handmade and finely crafted items on your list, this beautiful and unique tea towel is the perfect gift!
17. Paper flower bouquet by Paper & Peony
Exquisite handcrafted flowers that mimic real blooms are ideal for anyone on your list but particularly those who may have sensitivities to live flowers. These unique floral compositions come in an array of colors and specific requests can be accommodated by artist Chantal Larocque. The ideal way to brighten a dreary of someone who is important to you.
18. Mackenzie-Child’s Enamel Kettle
To own a MacKenzie Child’s kettle is truly superb and an essential element to the preparation of a good cup of tea. The tea lover in your life will easily recognize the beauty and unique style that is MacKenzie Child’s. This Black Flower Market 2 Quart Tea Kettle combines quality, elegance and style a heavy-gauge steel underbody, hand decoration with fanciful botanical decals, bronzed stainless steel rim, wood handle and glass-topped lid.
19. Lace Sugar Doilies by Sweet Marvelace
If you know the hostess with the mostest, then elevate her entertainment game with these handmade lace sugar doilies.
$17.99 USD for a pack of 12 doilies
20. Baking Box From King Arthur Flour
If the tea lover on your list enjoys baking, this baking box from King Arthur Flour might just score you some brownie points…or is that cupcake points. Each box includes step-by-step directions complete with photos, pre-measured ingredients, and specialty baking tools for a beautiful creation. And take advantage of free shipping with every purchase over $59 USD