I've been sharing with you parts of our church Ladies Retreat. The first night I hosted a workshop. It was called, "Decorating with Teacups". I had gathered ideas from all over the internet and Pinterest using teacups, saucers, and tea pots for decorating. I put these on a power point presentation and we viewed it together. What a fun time we had together oohing and awing over all these pretty pictures, and very creative ideas.
We also had a fun time together creating our own version of a couple of the pictures. Many ladies made one of these teacup bird feeders. So cute!
First, we glued the teacup to the saucer. Then we glued a 1/2 " copper cap to the bottom of the saucer.
I'm sure there are many types of glue that would be great for this project. We used GLOOZIT - Home & Garden to glue the cup to the saucer. Then we used GLOOZIT - Plumber for the copper fitting. I purchased these at Home Hardware. The teacup then fits onto a piece of copper pipe by slipping the copper fitting onto the top of the pipe. No glue necessary for this step.
You can see that the cup does not match the saucer in the next picture. You may also notice that there is a crack inside the cup. I think these cracked, mismatched pretties are too nice to just do away with. They can still be loved and enjoyed. This one will be enjoyed in my garden!
This cup and saucer do not match either. But it is feeding the birds in my back yard!
As the ladies went away, many of them shared with me what they were going to do with the ideas we shared together. I love being creative. However, to assist others in being creative is such a thrill. Thank you to all the ladies that shared that special time with me!
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