Idea: A quaint old adage in fancy-schmancy script. Could do other language(s) with English translation on bottom of cup, or on the part of saucer covered by cup. A variety of sizes shapes would become a matched set if all were painted same color.
Braided updo for shoulder length hair - instead of tucking underneath (which never works), pin the bottom of the braid up, and then hide it with 2 side braids. Make sure to tease the top of the main braid. Updo for medium hair
handmade birthday card from I'm in Haven . Penny Black balloon died cut in bright colors with string hanging down . chevron stencil using a die cut and acetate for the gray on gray background . white embossed sentiment on vellum belly band