Friday, December 9, 2011

Tea cup upcycle

Hi my name is Chriss, and I am addicted to Pinterest.


This is my latest Pinterest inspired project.  I made if from my wedding china, but I also have a mix and match set of cups and plates I will be doing another one from.  I used a dinner plate on the bottom, a dessert plate in the middle and a saucer on top for a tiered affect.
The only issue I ran into was my glue.  The tutorial I read said to use super glue...it did not work.  What did work for me is Epoxy.  I got Locktite 5 min self mixing epoxy.  You can find it in the glue section at Home depot, which is near the paint.  It sets up in 5 minutes and holds fabulously.
Just run a little line of epoxy around the edge of the cup (either bottom or top) and stick to appropriate side of the plate.  I let mine sit overnight to really set up and you are done.  Fast, Fabulous and Fun!!!!

3 comments:

lifeinredshoes said...

Hello, my name is Bridgette and we share the same addiction :) I like to call it a hobby ;)

Harley Biker Lady said...

I am so gonna try this, I love it...very different and unique. Thank you for sharing....

Shari said...

What an interesting cake stand - a great way to recycle...