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Dig out Grandma's china. Here are 8 ways to repurpose a vintage teacup

Drinking out of old teacups is fun once in a while, but most of us have our own favorite mugs that we use on a daily basis. However, most vintage teacups are way too pretty to keep hidden away in the cupboard!
Whether you've inherited some old teacups or picked up a box full of them at the thrift store, these awesome DIYs are the perfect way to give old china new life and let it see the light.
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1. Vintage teacup candles (h/t Rhiannon Bosse)
Making your own candles is so easy, and these vintage teacup candles are way prettier than most candles you see in the store! Why not make a bunch of them for gifts?
2. Pretty cake topper (h/t The Ardent Sparrow)
Special occasions call for pretty cakes, and this teacup cake topper is such an easy way to make a simple cake look really amazing! If you have a garden, you can fill the teacup with freshly-picked flowers for an extra-special touch.
3. Unique wine glasses (h/t Koni Frazer)
These teacup wine glasses are such a fun combination of old and new! You could use them for wine, but they'd also be perfect for serving ice tea in the summer.
4. Teacup clock (h/t Vintage Revivals)
Put your favorite teacups on display permanently by turning them into a unique teacup clock like this one! This is definitely a statement piece — what room would you put yours in?
5. Teacup chandelier
This stunning teacup chandelier is such a good way to upcycle a matching set of teacups! If it fits in with your decor style, you could also make one with colorful mismatched teacups.
6. Jewelry organization (h/t Satori Design For Living)
This project is nice and simple, but it looks amazing! It's a great way to put your jewelry on display, and I love how the blogger decorated the inside of her drawer with pretty floral-printed paper.
7. Teacup sconce planter (h/t Intelligent Domestications)
Teacups are just the right size to use as tiny planters! You could modify this idea in so many ways — how about making a teacup windowsill herb garden for your kitchen?
8. Teacup pendant light shades (h/t Flamingo Toes)
Why buy expensive light fixtures when you can make your own out of old teacups? Drilling holes in the teacups might seem a bit nerve-wracking, but it's surprisingly easy if you have the right equipment!
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