The most popular trending crafts right now are floating teacups. By using a little glue and a lot of patience, you can create this conversation-inducing craft in just a few hours.
I love coffee and used that as my theme, but you can try using a floral-printed teacup and saucer set and decorate it with artificial flowers. The next time I visit a thrift store, I'll try to find one and post an updated photo.
What you need:
a teacup and saucer set
hot glue gun
a handful of pebbles
How to make it:
1. Using the pliers, bend the tines and the end of the fork.
2. If your saucer is very shiny, you may want to use a bit of sandpaper to rough up the surface so the glue with adhere. Put a big glob of hot glue onto the plate, and place the tines of the fork in it. Once the glue has cooled, run a line of E6000 around all of the edges for extra support. Let dry. If you want a little extra weight so your finished product won't tip over, hot glue a handful of pebbles onto the plate as well.
3. Hot glue the end of the fork into your teacup, and then reinforce with E6000 once it has cooled. You're going to need to support your teacup while the glue sits up. I piled a few Legos on top of a box.
4. Now comes the boring part.... gluing on all of those coffee beans! I used my hot glue gun and made a base of beans, then placed my tealight on top. I then kept gluing beans around it until it created a type of 'holder'. The tealight itself is not glued down, so I can switch it out once it is used up.
There you go! Like I said, I'll make one with artificial flowers and a more delicate cup/saucer combo in the near future. Of course you can't use a tealight with artificial flowers near, but it would still make a pretty centerpiece for a tea party.
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