11 Tea Towels That You’ll Want to Gift for Any Occasion

Updated: Jun. 06, 2022

Tea towels are the lightweight and decorative version of dish towels. They're meant to brighten up the kitchen and add a dose of cheer—making them the perfect gift. Here are the prettiest tea towels for housewarming, bridal shower and holiday gifts. And yes, you can buy one for yourself, too!

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KitchenAid Mixer Towels

This KitchenAid mixer towel set comes with three color coordinated towels. The flat-woven cotton tea towel features the iconic KitchenAid mixer, and will look oh-so-cute hanging on the oven handle. The other two towels are dual-purpose and designed to absorb water quickly and do light cleaning. It’s a win-win-win tea towel situation! For a housewarming or bridal shower gift, pair it with one of KitchenAid’s pretty stand mixer bowls.

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cute tea towels Embroidered Kitchen Towel Scandinavian
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Scandinavian Hearts Tea Towel

The embroidered Scandinavian heart print on this tea towel got our hearts all aflutter. The red or black heart pattern is pretty enough to double as a cloth table napkin. Sure, this tea towel might get the most love around Valentine’s Day but it works year-round. This is a super fun gift for your Galentine. Here are more Valentine’s Day gifts that aren’t chocolate.

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Personalized Tea Towel

Put a name on it! This personalized flour sack tea towel features greenery and your choice of personalization. The design is thoughtfully placed on the center bottom of the tea towel so it can be displayed tri-folded (making it easy to read). If you like personalized gifts, check out these pretty recipe books (you can monogram #9).

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State Tea Towel

Show some state pride! Each state towel is a vibrant collage of iconic names, images and landmarks that highlight the things that make your birth or adopted state so special. Each towel is silk screened and then framed with a hand embroidered border. The Wisconsin state towel features everything from Door County cherries to polka music and Frank Lloyd Wright.

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Wildflowers Tea Towel

There’s something so pretty about this vintage-inspired wildflowers tea towel. It features a variety of wildflower specimens and their Latin names. You might want to consider framing it, but it’s 100% cotton so you can actually use it to pat dry fresh herbs or display it in a bread bowl. If you’re gifting the tea towel, it comes packaged in a lovely muslin bag.

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Valentine’s Flour Sack Tea Towel

Tell ’em how you really feel with this romantic tea towel. Three red hearts boldly proclaim, “Kiss Me, Hug Me, Be Mine.” Really want to win their heart? Check out these Valentine’s Day dessert ideas that are just too cute.

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Pioneer Woman Wildflower Tea Towel

Fans of the Pioneer Woman (that’s us) will love Ree Drummond’s whimsical wildflowers tea towels. They come in a pack of two. And yes, there is a matching Instant Pot—thanks for asking!

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Zodiac Tea Towel

Attention astrology lovers! This zodiac tea towel features each of the 12 star signs hand screen printed onto an organic cotton dish towel. It’s also made with environmentally friendly water-based black ink. Here are the best recipes for your zodiac sign—chicken biscuit potpie for Cancers!

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Measurement Conversion Tea Towel

A handy dandy ounces to tablespoons and cups conversion chart printed on a pretty tea towel! File this one under: genius. And the black print adds a little panache that’s totally giftable. They’ll thank you the next time they can’t remember how many tablespoons are in a quarter cup.

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Peyton Tea Towel

The Peyton tea towel would be just the thing for a farmhouse or Cottagecore kitchen. The delicate weave and subtle texture look lovely in white and light blue. Inspired? Here are more farmhouse decor items to transform your kitchen.

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