15 Ideas to Reinvent Vintage Teacups

Teacups are great for repurposing and turn them into crafts and home décor projects. They are not just for every tea lover but for an avid crafter as well. So if you have any old, cracked, or chipped teacups, don’t throw them away just yet. Give them some new love by turning them into something new and beautiful. Here are our top 15 favorite ways to reinvent your teacups.

Vintage Teacups Roundup

Jewelry Stand
Rather than letting your jewelries and accessories scatter, put them on a jewelry stand. You can make a special place for them with this teacup jewelry stand. Learn how to with this tutorial from Yesterday’s Sweetheart.

Tray
This lovely teacup tray will surely make your afternoon tea time more delightful. You will have something to put your small sandwiches or cookies along with your teacup tea.

Flower Arrangement
If you want a flower arrangement with a twist, use your vintage teacups to make it. It would be a charming idea for centerpieces or a home décor.

Pin Cushion
If you love sewing, then you’ll love this even more. Use your teacup as a pin cushion to make sure that you won’t lose those pins or let them lie around. Learn how to make this pretty one from Shelley Rodgers.

Teacup Oincushion

Succulent Garden
Are you fond of succulent plants? Then you’ll love this DIY garden craft project using teacups. Why use traditional pots when you have teacups to use? They’re so easy and so fun to do. Go to One Artsy Mama for the guide on how to make your own.

Candles
We just love this classic way of repurposing old teacups, especially if it’s vintage. Teacup candles would make a charming gift, décor, or favor.

Bracelet
We never thought that this could be done. Teacup bracelets turn out to be really lovely. If you have the right tools, it’s perfect for any casual day out. Check out Crush Cul de Sac to know more.

Cake Topper
A not-so-average way of making use of your teacups. With the right design and a little bit of creativity, you can turn your average-looking cake look grand. A teacup cake topper would surely get all the guests talking.

Easy and Charming DIY Teacup Cake Topper

Floor Lamp
It’s like visiting a scene from Alice in Wonderland and the Mad Hatter may pop out any minute.  We just stumbled upon this divine masterpiece on Sew Kidz and it turns out, it’s from Marie Claire. Hey, you might be inspired with this and make your own craft.

Curtain Tiebacks
Add a little drama and elegance to your simple curtain with a gorgeous teacups curtain tieback. DIY tutorial right at BHG.

Bird Feeder
We just love bird watching. And what would attract them more into your garden than giving them treats? It’s the perfect season to make your own teacup bird feeder and set it up in your garden. You will draw more birds for your kids to enjoy in no time.

Clock
Have you ever imagined it? Neither have we. But once you have set your eyes on this creation, you will love it for sure. We are hooked and hopefully, we can find the time to make one ourselves. Read the tutorial at Vintage Revivals.

teacup clock

Lamps
This one is a bit complicated to create but if you have the skills and the tools, you can make a beautiful masterpiece with these teacup lamps. These were made by Domestic Construction and they can create a customized one for you.

Hanging Candles
Take your teacup decor into the next level by hanging it. Hanging teacup candles are a perfect pieces to light up your porch or garden at night.

Cakes
Teacup cakes. That just sounds yummy! And it looks good too. So the next time you have some friends over, serve them with a cake that was bake right in the teacup.

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