Woohoo! Made my first sale! This Peter Cottontail tea cup by James Kent is stunning with a detailed illustration of a scenic meadow of blue birds, butterflies, and of course bunny rabbits.
I couldn't resist the urge to embellish on the packaging! I repurposed a cardboard box leftover from husband's Nixon camera lens, which had the perfect sized cushioning to insert the teacup wrapped in navy blue tissue paper. I then followed up by stuffing in some packaging straw, and, to top it off, a free sample of my shop's Shakespeare Tea blend.
On the exterior of the box is where all the embellishments went. The gold hued box needed coverage of Nikon labels; so I decided to paint it with brown acrylic paint. This certainly did not look flattering; so I attached flyers (with decorative tap) of my shop and information about what was inside: "Free Sample of Shakespeare Tea Inside!" With a thank you note on top flap and sealed with a wax stamping, all in all, I am pretty satisfied with the presentation of this package; I hope the receiver feels the same when she gets it.
PS. No, it would certainly be impossible to mail a package like this. I finish off the packaging by gift wrapping the entire box with sturdy Whole Foods brown paper grocery bag, card stock with shipping info., and clear post office tap.