DIY weddings are all the rage! And when it comes to vintage inspired decor, it’s no wonder the teacup makes our lady hearts swoon.
- The eclectic beauty.
- The dainty demeanor.
- The aura of sophistication and class.
When antique china started making a comeback, I was simply over the moon. Not only are they inexpensive, they’re relatively in excess. Antique shops and flea markets, will practically pay you, to take them off their hands! Whether your crafty or not, there are countless way to use this forgotten treasure.
Here are just a few I love for your wedding, party or to simply embellish your home.
1. Dessert Tier
There are many tutorials out there, on how to create this adorable tier. Either that, or check out etsy. Perfect for cupcakes, cookies or tiny sweets, it’s a great way use grandma’s china without stuffing it in the cabinet, collecting dust.
2. Escort Cards
Greet and direct your guests to their dining spot with an adorable take home teacup.
Add a touch of whimsy, by attaching a small name tag or gift card to the handle.
3. Place Settings
Present your guests with a reflection of your individual style: set the table with a eclectic mix of your favorite china patterns. Who needs matchy-matchy?!
4. Cake Topper
Have a favorite cup at Grandma’s? or one that’s been passed through the family?
Salute your heritage by using it as a “too cute”, cake topper.
5. Ambiance Candles
Nothing sets the mood like candles: the illumination and glow is picture perfect!
Dress the window sills, buffet table, guests tables, every nook and cranny.
6. Dessert Servers
Have your guests smiling in delight, by serving dessert in style.
Fill your teacup with a cupcake, sponge cake or berries and top it with whip cream! mmmm…
What are your favorite ways to include teacups in decor? I’d love to know!Posted in Events & Design, Home-Grown Touches