Instead of giving fresh flowers this Mother’s Day, mix it up and make a beautiful gift for Mom you made yourself using silk flowers. This is a present that can be enjoyed all year long!
You can put together this DIY Mother’s Day tea cup gift in just a few minutes. This easy craft will delight Mom as well as the other special women in your life. These would make a lovely gift for a teacher too!
Goodwill of Orange County has a great selection of tea cups and tea pots at great prices. You can mix-and-match different patterns for a shabby-chic look! Look at all the different options on this shelf!
You can cluster several of them together for a stunning centerpiece or make them individually. These lovely tea cup gifts will be enjoyed long after Mother’s Day is over.
When choosing the flowers to use in your arrangements, keep in mind the color scheme and size of your teacups and tea pot so the scale is correct. We like to work in a color scheme using three different color flowers. If you like more variety, use smaller flowers so you don’t overcrowd the arrangement.
We found what we needed at our favorite Goodwill of Orange County store. We have trained our eye to discover new ways to repurpose common household items and turn them into treasures and you can too. Be sure you keep your eyes open for other treasures when you shop!
Now, let’s get started!
- Teapot & Tea Cups with Saucers
- Silk Flowers – it is cost effective to look for silk flowers in bunches or bouquets and then cut them apart
- Wire Cutters
- Floral Foam
- Knife to cut the foam (be careful!)
Cut the foam using a knife. Shave down sides evenly until you get the size you need. Make sure the floral foam sits tight within the cup so that it does not fall out or move. The foam block should fill the bottom of the cup and teapot.
Feel good about shopping and supporting Goodwill! Your purchases and donations help support Goodwill of Orange County’s programs and services which provide job and employment training to people with disabilities or barriers in Orange County.
This project was created by Adrianna from More With Less Today.
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