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DIY gift ideas for tea lovers, coffee fans and hot cocoa junkies and free project tutorial

Tea, coffee and hot cocoa: yes, please! Here are some tea, coffee and hot cocoa-related DIY gift ideas and free tutorials from the Ghost of Crafting Past that are perfect for the tea totalers, coffee lovers and hot cocoa hounds on your gift list.

Sew your own fabric tea bags for loose tea {free tutorial}
These handmade teabags are great to package up with a really nice loose tea like the ones from Adagio Teas.

Make personalized wrapped sugar cubes {free template and how to wrap}
Get a little fancy by making personalized wrappers that hold two sugar cubes each – pair it with the sewn fabric tea bags for an extra treat.

Make a campfire coffee insulator wrap {free tutorial}
Nothing like a little coffee or hot cocoa next to a roaring fire.

How to make homemade marshmallows {easy recipe}
So easy to make your own marshmallows for a DIY gift or your hot cocoa. Try the peppermint version – yum.


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