Thursday, December 23, 2010

Pink Tea cups and animal prints for Pink Saturday

Merry Christmas Bloggerettes!   I've been wanting to make a tea cup candlelabra for a long time.  I just couldn't find the right tea cups.  I wanted pink and pretty.  Well, I finally found five matching teacups and saucers in a local thrift.  And the best part is that they are pink!!!

I took an old ugly brass chandelier, pulled out all the wiring, spray painted it  heirloom white and tada!!!
I then used a heavy duty ceramic glue and glued the cups to the saucers and then the entire piece to the chandelier.

As soon as I get it hung up in my booth I'll show you a better picture.
It met with Gabby's approval.

I think every room needs a little bit of animal print, don't you?
I made this pillow and decided it looks perfect here on the chair.


I'll probably keep this one, at least for a little while.  I do get tired of things rather quickly.  Mr. Sissie says that he doesn't know how I've kept him around for 36 years!


I'm leaving you with a sweet picture of my great niece.
Isn't she sugar pink sweet.

I wish you peppermint kisses, marshmallow hugs and
sugar plum dreams.

Have a beautiful Christmas my sweet blogging friends.

~~hugs~~

I'm linking up to Pink Saturday.  Be sure and stop by to see all the pretty Pink Saturday Christmas posts.

48 comments:

Jacqui said...

Oh my goodness, that chandelier is such an original idea!! Wow! And how sweet is that child. Happy Christmas Sissie
Hugs

Mari said...

HELLO SISSIE GAL~
LOVE YOUR TEA CUP CHANDY!!! WHAT CAN BE SWEETER THEN PINK TEA CUPS!!! AND HOW VERY BEAUTIFUL IS YOUR GREAT NIECE :)
WISHING YOU AND YOURS A VERY MERRY CHRISTMAS AND A WONDERFUL NEW YEAR :)

XO~MARI

Sharon Wengel said...

That chandy is not going to last long in your booth. Such a sweet little girl.
Have a merry Christmas Sissie !
OX
Sharon

Linda @ A La Carte said...

Hi Sissie, I can't wait to see you chandy all done up! Wishing you and your family the most wonderful Christmas of all! hugs, Linda

Crystal Rose Cottage said...

I can't wait to see the finished chandelier! You found the most perfect teacups and saucers! Your niece is just so sweet in that darling little hat! Merry Christmas Sissie! ~xx Patti

Cindy Adkins said...

Hi Sissie,
There is so much beauty on this blog, I'm in pure dreamland!!! I love it all!!
How have you been? Great, I hope!!! Wishing you the merriest of Christmases!!!
XO

Cindy Adkins said...

P.S. Your blog header is unbelievable...the pink bulbs and tree--wow!!! They are exquisite!

Donna said...

Love your chandelier, Sissie! I'm surprised that you aren't keeping it! Merry Christmas!!

Jane said...

Hi Sissie,
I received my burlap pillow and sachet and other goodies and I just love them! Thanks for hosting such a wonderful giveaway!! I plan on posting about it after Christmas. Thanks again!!
Have a very Merry Christmas!
Jane

CHERI said...

I never see pink that I don't think of you! Your little great niece is beyond precious. Sure hope you and yours have a very Merry Christmas and a most blessed New Year.

Sherry @ No Minimalist Here said...

Sissie, The chandy looks wonderful and I love the tea cups and saucers you used. I bet it sells in no time. The pillow is wonderful and your great niece is simply adorable. Merry Christmas from our home to yours.
Sherry

Mary Claire said...

Wishing you a very MERRY CHRISTMAS too! Yes...animal print is a must at COASTAL CHARM...love the pillow.

Blessings,
Linda

Tina @ TinyBear said...

Dear Sissie
Wishing you a wonderful and peaceful Christmas. May it be filled with love and joy.
xo Tina

Daphne Nicole & Lynda Cade said...

Hi Sissie, your pink cups and saucers are so pretty, I can't wait to see your tea cup chandelier hanging up in your booth... and yes I agree every room could use a little animal print! Your great niece is just adorable!!! Wishing you a Merry Christmas!
hugs~~ Daphne

raggygirlvintage said...

Love your teacup candelabra Sissie, I made a smaller one to serve sugar cubes and teabags, so much fun!
Blessings to you this Christmas!
Tracey

The Tin Rabbit said...

Merry Christmas Sweet Sissie!!! I love,love,love your chandelier! Your great niece looks like a little angel~God bless you! xo, Ann

Kathy @ Creative Home Expressions said...

Love the little ones outfit, Sissie! I see she's being schooled right in bringing pink into her wardrobe! ; ) I LOVE that teacup chandelier; oh my gosh, I can just picture it with candles in the teacups lit up. That one is going to go quickly!

Happier Than a Pig in Mud said...

Lovin' the chandy Sissie! And what a little cutie! Merry Christmas to you and your family-enjoy:@)

Amy @MaisonDecor said...

Your blog is so fun! I think I have the matching platter from the thrift shop as well to the teacups on the new chandy! How neat is your chandy? One of my sayings Sissie, is every room can use a little leopard. But now I have to update that saying, and say animal print, because there are so many more options. merry christmas!

Diane said...

Sissie, love the chandelier!!! And yes...a little animal print in the house and on US! ;-) And your sleeping niece...precious.
Merry Christmas!
Diane

One Cheap B*tch said...

Happy Christmas Sissie! I love your tea cups - what a really great idea for them! Enjoy your holiday!

Jeanine

Something Nice and Pretty said...

I love that idea, I bet it sells right away, who wouldn't want it:)

Merry Christmas Sissie, I must say it's been wonderful visiting you and seeing all the neat things you have made or bought!

Maison Mutt said...

GASP!!! I am grabbing my various tea cups as we speak! I will be creating that beautiful candlelabra in 2011. Happy Holidays!
Licks & Wags, Niki

Ginger said...

Sissie how sweet is that!! I want a teacup chandy too. I have plenty of cups and saucers, need to pick some out. And your pillow is awesome. Have a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.
Ginger

LV said...

I have seen these before, but would never attempt to make one. You did a marvelous job on yours.

Grace said...

Merry Pink Saturday Christmas!! I love this teacup-elabra! Beautiful.. The animal prints are also great. Grace xoxo

Donnie said...

Your little niece is just the sweetest thing. Your chandelier looks gorgeous and I'll anxiously watch for a picture. Don and I wish you and yours a very Merry Christmas.

CollectIn Texas Gal said...

Merry Christmas Sissie! Here's wishing you and your family a wonderful holiday together. I hope your Christmas and following days are filled with the Merriment and Love that sharing this special time of the year brings!

Karyn Bernard (French Charming) said...

Hi Sissie,

Your chandelier and pillow are divine...you are so clever! Your great niece is absolutely adorable. Merry Christmas to you sweet friend, wishing you and yours a Christmas full of beautiful memories!

Char said...

Oh Sissie, I am loving the teacups and the chandelier is gorgeous, but your grand niece takes the cake!!! Merry Christmas to you and yours, Char

Draffin Bears said...

Hi Sissie,

I love your sweet chandelier and the pillow.
How precious is your darling sweet niece.
Wishing you and your family the best and happiest Christmas. I hope it is filled with the sweetest of blessings.

Hugs
Carolyn

Tarnished and Tattered said...

Sweet Sissie,
Love your pink Saturday post, but most of all I wanted to come wish my favorite gal a Merry Christmas. The little monsters are finally in bed asleep, we're stuffed from a meal of beef tenderlion, & now Momma's about to call it a day. But not before telling me Sissie Godnight, sleep tight, & Santa will visit by morning. Lisa

Himmelriket said...

Merry christmas...
Ullamaria

Vintage French Hen said...

Beautiful pink posting as usual Sissie; Especially of your great-niece! Merry Christmas dear friend! Marcia

Marydon said...

G'morn, Sissie ~ I want that baby! She's adorable!
MERRY 'Christ'mas ... may your day be filled with joy & blessings.
TTFN ~ Hugs & love, Marydon

Sherrie said...

Now that is my idea of a chandelier!! I always enjoy stopping by for a visit....for the beauty, inspiration and the humor. That is why I have you listed on my sidebar. I get to scroll down each day at my favorite places to visit and no matter how bad the day is or has been, when I am finished with my visits......I am smiling. Thanks for always having something beautiful and wondrous to share. I know that it is quite a task, but you do it so beautifully. Merry Christmas to you and your family. Bless you for the new year.

Jil~Say It With Roses said...

Merry Christmas, Sissie....I tell you, that is the sweetest "chandy" I have seen yet....You have inspired me...I want one, too, but I have not a clue where I have room for one in my teeny cottage, but I will find a place...you wait and see!
Toasty Hugs,
Jil
xo

Sharing Shadymont said...

BEAUTIFUL!!! The chandy is gorgeous. I have the same tea cup. The baby is adorable!!! and the pillow is too!

Merry Christmas!

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Jacqueline said...

Merry Christmas. Much love sent on this beautiful Christmas night. Ready to tuck myself in and sleep tight. Dreaming of 2011 with all my might!

Dogmom Diva said...

Hi Sissie, thank you so much for stopping by and I L.O.V.E. that chandy! the pillow is beatiful too..I need to clean out some of my old things and clean things up around the hous, too cluttered for my taste..
Have a wonderful week!
Hugs
Barb

The Painted Cottage said...

The chandy looks SO cute! What a great idea! :)

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