Introduction

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Look in secondhand shops to find a variety of teacups and saucers. 

Step 1

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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. 

Step 2

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Add Rocks

Fill the bottom of the teacup with small rocks. 

Step 3

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Pot the Plant

Place your plant and dirt into the cup. Set the cup on top of the saucer to catch excess water.