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DIY Tea Cup and Grapevine Wreath Container Décor

April 20, 2018
Looking for a sweet and easy DIY project?
This simple DIY Tea Cup and Grapevine Wreath Garden Container Décor can easily be made in just about  30 minutes.
In honor of loving the Earth (it is Earth Day.)
I also just love sharing a post with you that involves two of my favorite things; crafting and gardening!
This post is a quick one and I hope it will bring you some Spring crafting joy, as well as garden inspiration. 
I am even thinking this project would be fantastic for Mother's Day or a Bridal shower gift too.

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Last year I made a similar DIY project when I participated in the Tea Cup Challenge. 
I used the teacup as a birdfeeder for that project and it was a hit on Hometalk, although many of the comments were wondering how I kept the squirrels off of the feeder!
Strangely enough I was never bothered with them.

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This whimsical handmade garden décor project has two of my favorite items; a grapevine wreath and a porcelain tea cup.


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Seems that whenever I am serenely strolling down a HomeGoods, or a T.J. Maxx isle I have creating on my mind.
I suppose the reason for this is because I really don't need another set of dishes, tea cups or coffee cups. 
However I can certainly justify purchasing china of any kind if I am going to be using for creating and gift giving too!

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When I spied this adorable irregular shaped porcelain tea cup with rosettes on the handle, I immediately saw in my minds eye a garden décor project!
I secretly squealed in the aisle, and as quick as a wink I placed the tea cup set in my shopping cart.

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But as with most handmade projects there is always room for learning, improvement and modifications.

So what I did learn from my previous project? I learned to love epoxy glue!
Epoxy glue tolerates heat and moisture extremely well and lasts and lasts.

Supplies For Grapevine Wreath and Tea Cup 

Instructions For Assembling A Grapevine Wreath and Tea Cup

  • Using Epoxy glue attach tea cup to the saucer.
  • Wooden dowel is the support system for the cup and saucer.
  • Glue the wooden dowel to the grapevine wreath.
  • Glue cup and saucer to the dowel.
  • Glue cup and saucer to the grapevine wreath.
  • Add Floral garland-cut into sections if need by
  • Tie ribbon around grapevine wreath.

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I love this sweet and simple project, it is perfect for most size of garden containers and really dresses them up.
Thanks for crafting with me today!
Jemma






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Comments

  1. What a sweet wreath!! Very clever! I just can't imagine why I wasn't invited to the garden party...hahahaha....I think I am a funny one!! Maybe i will find some "never fail" ideas there!

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  2. Jemma, it is adorable! And oh, how pretty it will be in your garden. Will you put birdseed inside the cup? Don't be surprised if you find they like it so much they nest!

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  3. Such a sweet wreath and the cute little cup and saucer. Your creativity is lovely Jemma. Spring time is calling, so this is just perfect. Happy weekend. xo

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  4. Love this Jemma and I think I have seen those cups at Home Goods too. What a clever idea. I agree this would be a great little Mom's Day Gift. Have a wonderful Friday and great weekend.
    xoxo
    Kris

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  5. Very sweet bird feeder. I love the tea cup feeders and this is a great variation to try. I won't be joining the garden party anytime soon....we still have snow on the ground :-(

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  6. What a cute idea! Love the heart wreath and the cute little cup set. It would be a great gift item!

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  7. Jemma,
    Love heart wreaths in every form and fashion. I am planning to link up gardening posts to your upcoming monthly garden party. Have a wonderful time in Puerto Rico with your family.

    Judith

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  8. Hello Jemma dear! April is so full of happy beginnings, from Easter, my birthday, spring and fun projects like this one! I love the idea of a tea cup wreath! My neighbor uses vintage tea cups on rods that she has standing up in her garden and fills them with birdseed that once in a while, a squirrel will invade! How lovely your world is my friend. Enjoy the celebration of Earth Day!

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  9. Oh, Jemma, I love your DIY posts. This is a lovely post. I so admire the time and your talent creating this.
    Have fun on your trip. Look forward to hearing about it. I am sorry I won't be able to participate in your garden party. I will be out of the country.

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  10. That is beautiful, Jemma. I am a sucker for a pretty cup...and a shopping day, as well!!

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  11. Adorable! You have some pretty lucky birds in your garden.

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  12. lowcarbdiabeticJanApril 21, 2018 at 11:17 AM

    Lovely craft work, you are very creative.
    Wishing you a wonderful visit to spend time with your family.

    All the best Jan

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  13. Love the new wreath and teacup Jemma! It will look great in your garden. I like your thinking of using these teacups for crafting ;) Have a wonderful trip!

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  14. Love this idea, Jemma! I think this would make an adorable Mother's Day gift.

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  15. Oh, I've always wanted a tea cup bird feeder. This is very cute, Jemma. The roses on the handle are so dainty. The tea cup goes well with the heart wreath. You did a wonderful job on this. I hope you get lots of sweet birds coming by to enjoy. : )

    ~Sheri

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