I have always loved collecting antiques. I think it started when I was a little girl and would go to my grandparents house and admire their china hutch with all the family heirlooms inside. I especially loved the teacups. Anytime we had hot tea or apple cider, I would beg to use one of them. I would carefully take my time choosing the perfect one for that moment and then my grandma and I would sit and sip tea while we talked.
I sure thought I was grown up back then. I treasure those memories and want to even make some with my own daughters. I love the idea of being able to just sit down, relax and enjoy each others company at a slower pace than our usual life.
While I have some teacups set aside for our future “dates,” I often see older, cracked and very used ones at garage sales and that gave me an idea. Why not buy them and let the girls use them for decorating! My daughters are very much in to the fairy gardens trend right now, so I decided to gather some ideas on how to use old teacups for crafts. In fact, these might just be our daughters’ birthday party theme next year! How fun would that be?!
DIY Vintage Teacup Candles | Crafts on Sea
Indoor Tabletop Teacup Water Garden | Radmegan
DIY Teacup Bird Feeder | Easy Peasy and Fun
Scented Candle in a Teacup Tutorial | Hodge Podge Craft
DIY Teacup Planter | Crafts on Sea
Fingerprint Flower Pot | Messy Little Monster
Paper Teacups | Red Ted Art
Teacup Pincushion Tutorial | Crafts on Sea
Craft: Teacup Fairy Garden | See Vanessa Craft
Teacup & Teapot Lamp | Sew Kidz
Teacup Christmas Scene | Running with Sisters
Teacup Herb Planters | At Home on the Bay
Teacup Chandelier DIY | DIY for Life
Teacup Gardens | A Cultivated Nest
Teacup Clock Tutorial | Retropolitan
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Annette has been married to her husband and best friend since 2003. Together they are raising their six children to follow the Lord’s will, no matter what. Annette longs for the day when she will meet her angel babies who have entered heaven before her. She enjoys creating UNIT STUDIES and FREE PRINTABLES for homeschool families. You can follow her crazy life at In All You Do where she blogs about homeschooling, homemaking and marriage while trying to maintain her sanity. She is also the owner of Thrifty Homeschoolers where she shares her tips on homeschooling without breaking the bank.
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