One box of unwanted china + one black porcelain paint marker = a one robot-themed cup and saucer every robot-loving dork would love. (Hand goes up indicating my dork-ness.)
Prime-Number suggest that if we attempt this little project, we should practice our doodling on a spare ceramic tile to make sure the ink in the pen is flowing correctly. Also, it's a good idea to use a pencil to space out your robots' positions before you get started. For more details, mosey on over to prime-number.com. Robots not your style? Check out this other painted tea set idea.