Every year we select the best gifts for the tea lovers (and teacup enthusiasts) on your list. We always aim for beautiful, practical, affordable gifts keeping our selections under $50. Here is what we think tea lovers will enjoy this holiday season. This year, we are proud to have added more small businesses who appreciate the support during the holiday season and of course, the ongoing pandemic. Here are our Top 10 Christmas Gifts For Tea Lovers.
1. Glass Variable Temperature Kettle
Every tea lover should have a temperature varying kettle. With all the teas offered in the world, you want the proper temperature required for the type of tea you are drinking.
Whichever tea you choose to drink, you’ll always be steeped in success and never left guessing.
Purchase from Amazon for $49.99 USD/$63.92 CAD
2. Tea Cosy From Tafferty Designs
If you haven’t shopped with Tafferty Designs yet, here is why you should. Well, for starters, the owner Judith is a sweetheart but it isn’t just her top-notch customer service that earns her a spot on our Top 10 Christmas Gifts For Tea Lovers every year, it’s the fact that her products are exactly what tea lovers want and need as accessories. We usually feature just one item but this year we wanted to show you a few more. From tea purses to coffee cup cosies to tea cosies, Judith has an eye for the most striking color combinations. Have a custom color choice in mind? No Problem! She is more than happy to combine your custom color choices and make something that is uniquely you. Her products are handmade with love and care, they are affordable and they ship worldwide.
Purchase from Tafferty Designs starting at just $3.44 USD/$4.50 CAD
3. A Beautiful Vintage Teacup From The Teacup Attic
Every tea lover needs a beautiful teacup. If you think the tea lover on your Christmas list has enough, any true teacup enthusiast will quickly tell you that there is always room for a new teacup! The Teacup Attic offers you a wide variety of vintage English teacups to suit every taste and budget. All of the Christmas teacups shown here are $50 or less and come with FREE SHIPPING, 100% satisfaction guarantee and 30 day return policy!
4. Tea From Tea With Tracie
C.S Lewis said, “You can never get a cup of tea large enough or a book long enough to suit me.” That is the truth, the whole truth and nothing but the truth! Tea lovers just want more tea. We want to drink it all. With flavors like Festive Eggnog and Irish Cream from her Christmas collection or one of her 10 new teas just released like Mint Truffle, Green Envy and Vintage Earl, you are sure to find at least one to delight the tea lover on your list!
Tea With Tracie is a small Canadian business located in Oakville, Ontario offering Luxury Tea Parties and Events (when local regulations allow), tasting workshops, tea bars, and fundraisers. Community minded owner Tracie Michaud is a Certified Tea Sommelier who has worked with businesses and organizations to raise thousands of dollars for worthy causes like Breast Cancer, CIBC run for the cure and Lighthouse Grieving For Children to name a few.
Purchase from Tea WIth Tracie for $15.00 CAD with free shipping on purchases of over $60
5. Teacup Themed Jewelry from The Teacup Attic
For those people on your list who have absolutely everything, give them something they can wear. Not only are these cute as a button but they fit nicely into a stocking and they are affordable. These are an adorable gift to give a fellow tea loving friend.
The Teacup Attic is a small, family owned, Canadian based online retailer. We strive to deliver superior customer service standing behind every product we sell and offer free shipping anywhere in Canada or the US.
Purchase from The Teacup Attic for $14.99 USD/$19.60 CAD with FREE SHIPPING.
6. Teacup Candle From Cup of Intention
As featured in our October blog, 20 Ways To Recycle Upcycle and Repurpose Old China, Cup of Intention is a small company whose focus is on mindful creativity with an array of aromatherapy based products from teacup candles, to bracelets and even soaps. They offer DIY kits, ready-made products and virtual workshops. With essential oil blends like Holiday Bliss and Florida Sunshine, these DIY teacup candle kits include everything you need to make your very own teacup candles. You can also purchase refill kits to repurpose your own teacup and make them as gifts for friends. Cup of Intention was an easy pick for our Top 10 Christmas Gifts For Tea Lovers, combining handmade and vintage for the perfect pick me up!
Purchase from Cup of Intention for $30 USD/$40 CAD with international shipping available.
7. Unique Handmade Coasters By Customized By Tanya
Continuing our focus on unique small businesses, Customized by Tanya is a small business from Canada’s capital region who happily ships to customers all over Canada and the United States. If you can dream it, Tanya can create it, from bookmarks and coasters to customs coffee cups and earrings, her creativity knows no bounds. Her handmade agate coasters are spectacular and we think tea lovers would love to set their cups on these unique creations.
They are affordable at just $13.57 USD/17.75 CAD for a pair of coasters.
8. Tea-Spiration Inspirational Words for Tea Lovers by LuAnn Pannunzio
Writer and successful blogger behind The Cup of Life where she chronicles her tea journey, long-time tea enthusiast LuAnn Pannunzio offers inspiration through quotes for tea lovers. Tea and good books seem to go hand in hand but now more than ever is a time when we can use some inspiration. The tea lover on your list is sure to enjoy this wonderful book.
If you love tea or you are curious about pursuing your own tea journey, The Cup of Life offers so many resources for tea lovers: recipes, information, and even tips on how to bust through your own tea stash (yes, all good tea lovers have a stash of tea)
9. DIY Paper Flower Kits
As we all shelter in place and discover new hobbies, DIY flower kits are really the best thing I’ve discovered since the beginning of the pandemic. Not only do they quell my desire for creativity and make me feel like a talented paper artist but they also allowed me to create beautiful everlasting arrangments for my home. We are delighted to feature paper artist and author Chantal Larocque, owner of Paper and Peony, whose designs have been featured around the world. Who else can say that their creations have been featured on a postage stamp for Canada Post?! Chantal has been a Tea Influencer for Harney and Sons, appeared on television, and her designs have been featured in countless publications in addition to working with big names clients with Dior and Channel. But despite all the attention, Chantal really remains true to her art, creating beautiful paper flowers and bring that passion to her online DIY workshops and kits where she takes clients step by step through the process of creating these magnificent bouquets.
Paper flower kits featuring peonies, marigolds, dahlias, gardenias and roses start at just $3.65 USD/4.77 CAD which allows you to stuff all of the stockings! Paper & Peony offers international shipping.
10. Handstamped Spoons from Smalltown Silver
Rounding our Top 10 Christmas Gifts For Tea Lovers is Smalltown Silver. The creations that owner Abbey develops are not only unique but also charming and absolutely made for tea lovers. Take a quote from Tea-Spirations and create your very own unique gift for someone you love or even as a gift for yourself. Smalltown Silver can create hand-stamped spoons, bookmarks, and custom earrings using
Items start at just USD/CAD $12.00 CAD and international shipping is available.
Our upcoming contest
We’ve forgone our monthly contest in November to bring you an amazing contest in December called The Teacup Attic’s 12 Days of Christmas! Thanks to our generous sponsors, starting on December 1st, we will offer a different prize each and every day for 12 days! We are so excited and we hope you will join us. Watch our Facebook page and Instagram for all the details. Sign up for our newsletter to keep in the know!