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Stack It Up: 10 DIY Cake Stands

I love a gorgeous cake stand! It’s such a simple way to gussy up desserts, appetizers and even dinner rolls when hosting guests. Lately there have been an abundance of DIY cake stand ideas cropping up just about everywhere. And with the holidays swiftly approaching, who doesn’t want a pretty new cake stand (or two) to dress up your entertaining repertoire? To get you inspired, here are 10 pretty DIY cake stands!


  • Fabric Patterned Cake Stand 1 of 10
    This pretty little cake stand uses fabric, ModPodge, a glass plate, and a candlestick. It's as easy to make as it is sweet!
    Get the how-to from Prudent Baby.
  • Tart Pan Tiered Cake Stand 2 of 10
    A collection of vintage tart pans are transformed into a darling tiered cake stand with a couple of old thread spools and glue.
    Get the how-to from Sweet Paul.
  • Upcycled Cake Stand 3 of 10
    Maybe as easy as it gets, you can create a whole dessert buffet worth of cake stands from pretty patterned plates and bud vases.
    Get the how-to from Design*Sponge.
  • Homemade Cake Stand 4 of 10
    Another upcycling stroke of genius, these cake stands are so pretty. They're made from plates and bowls!
    Get the how-to from Martha Stewart.
  • Tart Cake Stand 5 of 10
    Another tart pan transformation, this cake stand is a totally charming way to offer up the goodies!
    Get the how-to from Nifty Thrifty Things.
  • Owl Cake Stand 6 of 10
    I love owls so this cake stand is a favorite with me. It's made from random knick-knacks and a pie dish.
    Get the how-to from Green Wedding Shoes.
  • Painted Glassware Cake Stand 7 of 10
    A wash of bright blue and gold edges transform old glassware into an adorable cake stand!
    Get the how-to from Pixel Whisk.
  • Colorful Tiered Cake Stand 8 of 10
    I am totally digging this collection of colorful tiered cake stands! Make your own with those silver-tone serving trays you find everywhere and candlesticks. (And paint and glue, of course!)
    Get the how-to from Shelterness.
  • Tree Pedestal Cake Stand 9 of 10
    Achieve that awesome rustic look so many of us want these days with a cool tree trunk cake stand. All you need is a couple chunks of wood and wood glue!
    Get the how-to from Once Wed.
  • Mini Glitter Cake Stand 10 of 10
    This mini cake stand is the perfect splash of glitter to dress up your next party! Make it from a candlestick and a little round wooden box.
    Get the how-to from The Sweetest Occasion.

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