(Closed) Ideas for using antique tea cups

posted 8 years ago in Decor
Post # 3
1897 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: December 2010

I say have your florist do mini, pomander-like flower arrangements for them!  Delicious!

Post # 4
1982 posts
Buzzing bee

Tealight holders would be cute! Or if you flip the cup over, use a little museum wax on the bottom of it and stick the saucer with the printed side up, it could hold a pillar candle, just for some variation! If you did the teacup flipped over with the wax on it, then a glass plate on top, it could be a cute dessert stand!

Good luck!

Post # 6
46411 posts
Honey Beekeeper
  • Wedding: November 1999

I just finished looking at these on Style Me Pretty.

Post # 7
229 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: August 2010

I saw this in Better Homes & Gardens this month …

Post # 8
343 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: September 2010

I thought something like this was beautiful. My mom and I are collecting tea cups to use for the wedding/shower for tea and coffee but we might do something like this too

Post # 9
4001 posts
Honey bee
  • Wedding: June 2010

I think flowers would be beautiful.  I love the idea, especially given the sentimental value.  I’d make sure I put them where I could see them, like the head table.  Not just because they’re pretty, but I get paranoid about that stuff, I wouldn’t want anyone to break them.

Post # 10
1816 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: December 2017

These were my photographer’s centerpieces at her wedding.  The teacups were inside birdcages.  She also used one as a cake topper.

Post # 12
5154 posts
Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: June 2010

How about in candles or cupcakes inside them? It would be adorable for a bridal shower!


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