101 ways to cute up vintage teacups

teacup05_lightsThere are so many things you can do to repurpose a vintage tea cup.

My next non sewing project, besides hanging pictures, is going to be making a tea cup hanging light. I couldn’t find a tutorial online but I figure it has to be pretty easy. All I need are some lamp parts or even some old Christmas lights, a ceramic bit for my drill and ceramic glue or even super glue.

The teacup lights pictured were made by Domestic Construction and they’ll make them to order for you!

teacup01This repurposed China teacup birdbath bird bath birdfeeder made by ohthepollybilities on Etsy would be a super cute addition to a garden or nice hanging outside a kitchen window.

teacup03_dadcandleMaking a candle out of an old teacup, like this one from LuCrafts on Etsy, would make a nice present too. You can find a tutorial for making a soy teacup candle by Cheeky Stitch on Instructables.


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