A Crafts Community For Craft Ideas & DIY Projects - Craftster.org
Help | About | Contact | Press | Advertise | Cookie Policy | Terms | Site Map
Welcome, Guest.
Please login or register.
Random Tip: You can organize your bookmarks into folders!  Read more here.
Total Members: 314,254
Currently Running With Scissors:
594 Guests and 14 Users
Home Craftster Community Crafting Articles Craft Tutorials My Craftster Crafting Calendar City Guides Craft Shop


Pages: [1] 2  All
Jump to page:
  Show Images Only     Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
Topic: Teacup wreath  (Read 3015 times)
Tags for this thread: teacup , wreath , featured_project  Add new tag
Share the love... Pin it Submit to reddit
1+
 
gigglygirl
Offline Offline

Posts: 1212
Joined: 22-Oct-2008

http://www.flickr.com/photos/gigglygirl/


View Profile WWW available for personal swaps
« on: January 30, 2017 07:49:22 PM »

I saw this on pinterest and had to give it a try. Teacups and the center plate are all from Goodwill. I used a foam wreath base and two industrial glues to attach the cups. I decided to add some greenery and hung with wire using a screw. It is a bit heavy so I hung it in a place with low traffic.





« Last Edit: February 02, 2017 01:20:58 PM by gigglygirl » THIS ROCKS   Logged
LovelyMiss
Craftalongs Moderator
Crafting for Good Moderator
Home Sweet Home Moderator

Friend of Craftster Friend of Craftster

Offline Offline

Posts: 3475
Joined: 03-Apr-2010

I don't need no instructions to know how to rock.


View Profile WWW available for personal swaps
« Reply #1 on: January 30, 2017 08:25:18 PM »

So gorgeous! 
THIS ROCKS   Logged

BeaG
Friend of Craftster Friend of Craftster

Offline Offline

Posts: 3856
Joined: 31-Jul-2005

Hi from Belgium!


View Profile WWW
« Reply #2 on: January 31, 2017 12:59:21 AM »

It is wonderful!
You did an amazing job.
THIS ROCKS   Logged

teaandcraft
« Reply #3 on: January 31, 2017 02:00:01 AM »

So lovely and a great use for all those pretty solo teacups at the thrift store!
THIS ROCKS   Logged

teaandcraft.blogspot.com.au
LadybugsAndBumblebees
Friend of Craftster Friend of Craftster

Offline Offline

Posts: 7462
Joined: 18-Dec-2009

I'm so squishy!


View Profile
« Reply #4 on: January 31, 2017 04:14:19 AM »

I am in AWE of this!   Shocked  I just clicked 'this rocks'!
THIS ROCKS   Logged

Patraw
Offline Offline

Posts: 1796
Joined: 08-Apr-2014

Spit happens.


View Profile
« Reply #5 on: January 31, 2017 03:03:29 PM »

That's pretty sweet!  I've never seen a wreath made out of cups before and it looks absolutely fabulous (and your floral additions definitely enhance and complement the cups).  This would be the perfect Unbirthday Gift for the Mad Hatter/March Hare too. Cheesy

I can't have anything like this because I, or one of the cats, would surely accidentally knock it down and it would shatter everywhere and make a terrific mess.
THIS ROCKS   Logged
LadybugsAndBumblebees
Friend of Craftster Friend of Craftster

Offline Offline

Posts: 7462
Joined: 18-Dec-2009

I'm so squishy!


View Profile
« Reply #6 on: January 31, 2017 04:39:35 PM »

But Patraw, if that happened, then you'd have enough tea glass shards to make a beautiful mosaic!  Cheesy Wink Grin
THIS ROCKS   Logged

blupaisan
Friend of Craftster Friend of Craftster

I could arrest your grandmother for missing a stitch in her macrame if I wanted to
Offline Offline

Posts: 5730
Joined: 25-Jun-2008

it was in fact, apieceofcheeeese


View Profile WWW
« Reply #7 on: February 01, 2017 05:43:06 PM »

this looks so awesome.
I would love to know the exact type of glue, as I have not had success using any type of known glue on foams.
I also love how they nestle, unlike most wreath creations, thus how one gentle seafoam green shines a bit into the one next to it.
THIS ROCKS   Logged

"My dear lady, I should be delighted to get behind you with a pencil..."
- John Frederick Shadwell
gigglygirl
Offline Offline

Posts: 1212
Joined: 22-Oct-2008

http://www.flickr.com/photos/gigglygirl/


View Profile WWW available for personal swaps
« Reply #8 on: February 02, 2017 01:16:48 PM »

I used two glues. Initially I used a lot of E6000, which is actually not recommended for Styrofoam but the thick glue held up the cups in that cascading pattern.

Still I worried it would not hold up, so I went to Ace Hardware and bought a glue that explicitly said it worked on Styrofoam and ceramics. I then used this second glue to tighten up loose spots before the E6000 had dried. I also used a paint brush and spread this second Styrofoam glue around the cups.

I let it all dry for a 36 hours and it seemed pretty solid. The E6000 probably would have held but better safe than sorry.
THIS ROCKS   Logged
Mistress Jennie
Tutorial Contributor
Jewelry and Trinkets Moderator
Craftalongs Moderator

Tutorial Contributor

Friend of Craftster Friend of Craftster

~*Harry Potter Craftalong Headmistress*~
Online Online

Posts: 9851
Joined: 30-Sep-2008

Beware the power of my Sonic Seam Ripper!


View Profile WWW
« Reply #9 on: February 07, 2017 09:04:07 AM »

Completely in love with this!
THIS ROCKS   Logged

Threads you might like:
Pages: [1] 2  All Jump to page:
  Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
 
Jump to:  



FacebookTwitterPinterest
only results with images
include swap threads
advanced search



Latest Blog Articles
Tute Tuesday: Suit Jacket Purse
Best Friends
Whale what do we have here?



Support Craftster
Become a
Friend of Craftster

Buy Craftster Swag
Buy Craft Supplies

Craftster heartily thanks the following peeps...
Moderators

Follow Craftster...






Powered by MySQL Powered by PHP Powered by SMF 1.1.11 | SMF © 2006-2009, Simple Machines LLC
SimplePortal 2.3.5 © 2008-2012, SimplePortal
Valid XHTML 1.0! Valid CSS!

Copyright ©2003-2017, Craftster.org an Internet Brands company.