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Gem's Cottage Blog » Blog Archive » Something 3D for the DU2DS Challenge


The challenge for DU2DS this week is “Things with Wings“, and since I was working on a teapot template this past week, I thought that I might as well incorporate it into the challenge. This project was easy to make once I had the template down (this template will be one of the new releases in my site, Gem’s Cottage,  tomorrow!). Pink card stock for the main teapot base is from The Paper Company, Tinted Dawn; the patterned paper (I just love it!) is from Making Memories, Noteworthy Audrey; pink flowers with brads from Making Memories; blue butterflies are from Simple Sampler, recolored with Prisma Color Pencils and glittered. So if it was easy, what took me so long?  Well, I actually started with a different colored cardstock (a lovely shade of purple), put some flowers and the butterflies – it didn’t work, so set it aside. Next day, undid the flowers and butterflies, tore off the background paper, put different paper, etc, etc – still didn’t work.  The next day, same thing, until I told myself: stop working on it and choose another color scheme instead! This pink one was done in less than an hour! *Sigh* Some days, I really can’t get purple right, LOL! Here’s how the final purple teapot looks like – I think it’s okay – but I’m still not that happy with it!


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21 comments so far

1.  Chris
April 30th, 2009 at 11:46 pm

Fantastic creation and I love the little butterfly and wonderful teapot design. Glad you could join us at DU2DS this week. Chris

2.  Dulce DeLeon
March 1st, 2011 at 2:43 pm

Absolutely gorgeous! Great project. Thanks for sharing. Would it be possible to have the tutorial and templates? Thank you so much.

3.  anna
March 6th, 2011 at 12:48 pm

Love the pink tea pot. I am hosting a childs tea party on May day~ would love the templates for the girls to have for a project. Thank you ~ Anna

4.  Sandy/stmboat2
March 14th, 2011 at 9:48 pm

Hi , i am becoming a reg I’m becoming a reg. Is their any joining fee.
Now get mad at me. I love the pink teapot it is so delicate, & it definatey.
I trully love the desing.
Now, the purple one you also have delicate paper, i would like to see some delicate butterflies and delicate
flowers. I love everythihg you make.
I am still trying your pin picking I am very slow. I might even show you it. Sandy/ stmboat

5.  Deb Harbert
November 11th, 2012 at 1:46 pm

Would love the templates and tutorials for this….my son’s fiance is planning a tea party themed reception and these would be great, and within our budget to make!

6.  Carol
September 15th, 2013 at 3:32 am

Is it possible to get the template for this teapot?
My mum collects them and I thought it would be great to make her one after all these years. Thank you

7.  Anonymous
July 6th, 2014 at 10:44 am

Would love to have the template for the teapot from April 2009…just cannot find it anywhere. Thanks so much!

8.  Gem
July 7th, 2014 at 11:16 am

Hi! The template can be found here: Teapot Template
If you have a cutting machine that can use SVG files, here is the link:
Teapot SVG Cutting File

9.  Zora Nieto
May 28th, 2015 at 9:20 pm

This is adorable and would make cute favors for a tea party or as party favors

10.  Lydia
August 13th, 2015 at 10:22 pm

Hi I hate it good bye

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August 13th, 2015 at 10:26 pm

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April 18th, 2016 at 12:28 pm

this is beatiful I will love to have the template, I am a voluntary at assisted living and they wil be very happy to do some tank you very much, is adorable

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August 1st, 2016 at 1:14 pm

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