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DIY Cake Stand – 10 Festive Ideas for Your Next Party

Have you wanted to learn how to make a DIY cake stand? They are easier than you think – here are 10 inspirational ideas for your next party!

Have you wanted to learn how to make a DIY cake stand? They are easier than you think - here are 10 inspirational ideas!I never understood why people had cake stands – until my friend had a party recently, and she had a gorgeous display . . . with a cake stand and beautiful, delicious cake right in the middle.

It was then that I got it! A cake stand can be the central focal point of your celebration, so it makes total sense if you take some time picking the perfect one.

But what if you can’t find the perfect cake stand? Well . . . make it! A DIY cake stand isn’t as hard to assemble as you think – and these 10 ideas will show you just what I mean. All you have to do is scroll down to see them!

Make a DIY Cake Stand

DIY cake stand with confettiGrab a 1″ hole punch and your Mod Podge to make this colorful cake plate.

See how it was done at One Charming Party

DIY-cake-stand-finalUse assorted knick knacks (like this owl) to make a pretty cake stand perfect for a wedding or other celebration.

Get the how-to at Green Wedding Shoes

Mod-Podge-Cake-PlateGrab a dollar store plate, a thrift store candlestick, and your Mod Podge to make this simple cake stand.

Find out how at Mod Podge Rocks

diy-domed-cake-standThis cute little mini domed cake stand can be make in five minutes with strong glue and simple materials.

See how it was done at Nellie Bellie

IMG_2600Can you believe this stand is an old chandelier? It’s perfect for a girl’s birthday party!

Get the tutorial at I Heart Naptime

dollar_store_cake_plate_2Use these materials to make the easiest and most budget friendly cake stand ever.

Learn how at Vixen Made

12-DIY-cupcake-standsWant to make cake stands out of cheap plastic plates? It’s easy!

Note: while the original is no longer available, these are simple to make. Drill a hole in the center of your plastic plate and into the wood base of your choice. Paint the wood base. Screw a knob through the hole in the plate and into the base. Done.

cakestand_1-680x10231-600x902Gorgeous wood plaques make the perfect dessert stands for a wedding.

Get the step-by-step at Once Wed

Make-a-cake-stand-from-a-coffee-canDo you have an old coffee can? You can make this cake stand and customize it with your favorite patterns of washi tape.

Get the tutorial at Mod Podge Rocks

endtrompe-loeil_instDo you love trompe l’oeil? Get free printables to gussy up a cake stand using decoupage medium.

Learn how to do it at Oh Happy Day

4962288749_f6b3600173_zThese plates are easy to assemble from plywood, trim, table legs and other wood items from the hardware store.

Learn how to make them at Bee in Our Bonnet

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