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How to Turn old Teacups and Saucers into Garden Planters

These teacups-turned-planters are a charming way to display flowers in a window or as centerpieces for a luncheon.

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Drill for Drainage

Drill a hole in the bottom of the teacup. This will allow for water drainage. To do this, place a small scrap of wood under the teacup base, making sure the teacup rests on the wood. Use a tungsten-tipped drill bit and wear safety goggles when drilling. Ceramic and porcelain can easily shatter, so use a slow drill speed and very little pressure.

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