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For when you're too cheap to spend the moolah on a store bought, unoriginal display...
Make your own cupcake or cake stand to suit whatever size/color you need.

Posted by peacoatsandplaid from Big Lake, Minnesota, United States • Published See peacoatsandplaid's 8 projects »
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  • How to make a cake stand. Diy Cupcake/Cake Stand - Step 1
    Step 1

    Begin with 2 candlestick holders. I got these at a thrift store for $2.

  • How to make a cake stand. Diy Cupcake/Cake Stand - Step 2
    Step 2

    Spray paint them white (or any other desired color).

  • How to make a cake stand. Diy Cupcake/Cake Stand - Step 3
    Step 3

    Select 2 plates that your cupcakes/cake will be displayed on. I got these at Walmart for $4 each.

  • How to make a cake stand. Diy Cupcake/Cake Stand - Step 4
    Step 4

    Apply glue to candlestick holder and center plate on top. Turn upside down and place heavy book on top of candlestick to ensure a strong hold. Let cure for 24 hours. If making a cupcake stand, repeat for the other plate.

  • How to make a cake stand. Diy Cupcake/Cake Stand - Step 5
    Step 5

    I did not glue the plates together so that I could reuse them as separate cake stands. They worked perfectly and no one at the party knew that I had made them :)

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