Floating tea cup. How to make a floating tea cup. Today I will show you how to make these amazing Floating Tea Cups. You can float almost anything as long as the wire you use is strong enough to hold whatever you want to Float. Also, make sure you use strong glue. The decoration is only limited by your imagination. Try silk flowers, watch parts, coffee beans, old jewelry anything you want it is entirely up to you. Have fun and be careful with hot glue.