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Teacup Garland

Tea parties can be so much fun to plan – I just helped organize a tea-themed bridal shower and I wish I had made this garland in time to use as decoration! Make this garland as a super simple way to add some whimsical decor to your next tea party.

Teacup Garland | Oh Happy Day!

Teacup Garland | Oh Happy Day!

Teacup Garland | Oh Happy Day!

Supplies: Ruler, styrofoam balls, string, paint brushes, paint, glue gun, scissors, craft knife, screw punch (optional), skewer, tape

Step 1: Cut the styrofoam balls in half using a sharp knife.
Step 2: Paint the styrofoam halves. Let dry.
Step 3: Cut circles the same size as the tops of the styrofoam halves.
Step 4: Use a screw punch to pre-punch a center hole in the middle of the paper circles.
Step 5: Pierce the stryfoam halves with the skewer.
Step 6: Hot glue the paper circles on the tops of the styrofoam halves so that the holes line up.
Step 7: Cut matching strips of paper about 1/2″ by 3 1/2″ long.
Step 8: Hot glue onto the styrofoam halves as shown, to form handles.
Step 9: Tape a piece of string onto the skewer and use as a needle to thread the teacups onto the string. Use a tiny dab of hot glue on the bottom of each to keep in place on the string.

Teacup Garland | Oh Happy Day!

Teacup Garland | Oh Happy Day!

  1. Kathryn

    June 18, 2015

    Love this idea, such a different idea and the colours you picked are lovely!
    http://www.liquidgrain.co.uk

  2. Paige

    June 18, 2015

    This is so cute! ‘I’m in love with all your party DIY ideas!

    Paige
    http://thehappyflammily.com

  3. Brittaney @ Sips and Snacks

    June 18, 2015

    I am absolutely in love with this and will be looking for an excuse to use it immediately!!!

  4. Dee Dee

    June 18, 2015

    Super cute! Love these and will put to good use for certain.

    Keep coming up with these great ideas, you bunch of geniuses.

  5. Beth

    June 18, 2015

    This is brilliant! doing it for my next party!

    Beth.
    http://www.modernmotherblog.com

  6. Diane

    June 19, 2015

    This gave me the idea of photographing all my cups and saucers to make a gala garland, note cards, or Calendar! Endless ideas…

  7. LisaM6

    June 19, 2015

    Love this idea. I was thinking of having a teaparty with my daughter and her friends. What a fun use of Styrofoam. Too cute.

  8. mel

    June 19, 2015

    Your garland ideas are always so damn cute! Love the colors of these ones :)

    xx, mel
    http://melinspired.com

  9. Hannah

    June 19, 2015

    These look amazing!! It’s such a cute concept and the colours are beautiful
    x
    http://crafternooncabaretclub.com

  10. Bethany A.

    June 21, 2015

    Whimsical and creative idea. I’d like to try using even smaller balls to make the garland. Thank you for sharing!

  11. Jamie

    June 23, 2015

    Tea-rrific! I love this.

  12. Terrell

    June 24, 2015

    I cannot tell you enough how PRECIOUS this is!!! Keep up these amazing ideas :) WoohoooO!

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