Monday, November 30, 2015

Tea Cups, Muffin Cups and Peat Pot Christmas Tree Accents

Hi Friends 
here we are the last day of November~
Where did the month go?
So I'll wish you 
Happy December!

Still raining here in Texas
and a great time to be in the studio

My Christmas decorating is complete
and now it's time to enjoy the season.

Last week I worked on a few fun bottle brush tree designs
using vintage mini tea cups,
muffin cups and peat pots for bases.

To create them  I  used
E6000 glue, hot glue,
pipe cleaners, trims, ribbon, silk flowers, snow flakes,
basket filler and Spanish moss and more.

The skies the limit to your accents
and no set rules to this.
Just add what you have on hand in your craft stash.

To the inside of all the bases,
I glued a wood block  with E6000 
for the tree to be glued too.

It looks something like this to begin.
Next add the tree
let dry overnight and you're ready to decorate.
Hot glue to hold in the trees and blocks may come loose
 so E6000 is the way to go.

Here are a few ideas I came up with.

That's it.
Got a cup with a chip?
Perfect to use on something like this.

This was fun and makes a great little gift or home decoration.
For these with saucers, I didn't glue the saucers to the cup
but you could do that, add a hanger to the top
and it becomes a tree ornament.

Before I go for today,
Let me remind you of the
Christmas in Texas Blog Hop Home Tour
Dec.7th through the 11th.

See you next time.
Merry Christmas!


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