Make a pretty Christmas Tea Cup Candy dish using an old tea cup. Making a lid for it is simple and only takes a few items. Fill it with colorful candy for a pretty display over the holidays.
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I had several ideas in mind for this month’s destash project. My craft room has lots of items that I need to use. While the tea cup wasn’t stashed away in my craft room, it was an item that needed a new use. This cup is from a set that I bought last year at Goodwill. As I was taking it out of the box once I brought it home, I dropped one of the cups and broke it into several pieces. Don’t you hate when something like that happens? Since the set was only a few dollars, I didn’t feel too bad about it, but it left me with three cups instead of four. That’s when I decided I would use the remaining cups for crafts. Everything I used for this I had on hand, so it did help to put a little dent in my craft stash.
Supplies Used to Make a Christmas Tea Cup Candy Dish
- Christmas Tea Cup and Saucer
- Wood Craft Disc
- Mini Pine Cone and Berries
- Mini Gift Wrapped Presents
- Spray Adhesive
- E6000 Glue
- Hot Glue
I used a wood craft disc that I found among my many wood craft pieces. Use the disc as a template to cut a circle from white felt. Spray the disc with adhesive spray and place the felt circle onto it.
Cut a piece of rickrack to fit around the disc and hot glue it in place.
Hot glue a mini pine cone and red floral berries to the center of the felt lid. You could also use bells or any Christmasy embellishment.
Place a generous amount of E6000 glue onto the saucer at the spot that the cup will sit. Place the cup onto the glue and hold for about a minute. Add a small ribbon and tie it off into a bow on the cup handle.
Mine is filled with holiday M&Ms, but any colorful candy would look pretty. I added a few small glitter present ornaments that I bought last year at Walmart to the saucer. Remove the plastic hook and add small dots of hot glue to hold them in place.
After making this, I don’t feel bad at all about breaking one of the cups from the set! I’ve got plans for another cup that I’ll share soon.
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Christmas Tea Cup Candy Dish
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