Simple Cake Stand

 Here is my simple cake stand on the right.
The one on the left I found at Goodwill for $15, perfect condition, serious steal!!
What do you do when you are throwing a shower in a different state and can’t have tons of weird shaped objects in your trunk?!
 Go to Goodwill, pick up some random plates that have some fun curvature to them {is that even a word?} and spray paint them. Then add that clear paint to seal it. I’m not sure what it’s called.
These plates were $1.99 a piece. I used 2.
 Then I went to Pier 1 and found these beauties on clearance from $10.00 to $2.50 a piece and I had a coupon for $10.00 off a $10.00 or more purchase. Woo hoo, me the little deal finder!
They were the perfect color too!
It was perfect, they fit in my car in 1 small stack. When I got to Arizona, I just took off the lids and hot glued the plates to the top. I didn’t want anything permanent for storage purposes. I’m not a big fan of commitment. I like to be able to switch things around when they aren’t colors that I use often.
2 cake stands for less than $10 total, sounds good to me!
Here is my post on the whole shower and I will be back to share a few more tips!
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17 responses to “Simple Cake Stand”

  1. Shannon says:

    Great idea to turn DI plates into pretty cake stands! Brilliant! 🙂
    shannonsews.blogspot.com

  2. This looks so cute — what a great idea

    Jenny
    http://www.simcoestreet.blogspot.com

  3. Lindsay says:

    Oh, I really like this idea! SO adorable! And that display is so sweet. Great job!

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  5. These are oh so beautiful! I am a new Follower from the Hop Along Friday Blog Hop. Take care and have a great weekend.
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  6. Those are genius! I’m definitely tucking this away for future reference… 😉

    Congrats on being featured on the Hop Along Friday Blog Hop – nice to ‘meet’ you. 🙂 I’m your newest follower! 🙂

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  7. Michelle says:

    Found your blog via Hop along Friday.
    I’m your newest GFC follower and would love a return follow.
    http://mamasbabycupcakes.blogspot.com

  8. This is great looking. so pretty.

    ~ Meredith From A Mother Seeking Come find me on my blog, A Mother Seeking…

  9. Cute! Cake stands are on my wish list, this is a great way to do it for cheap!

  10. jellybelly says:

    Love the tree stump cake stand! Stopping by from Hopalong Friday bloghop1

    The Twerp and I

  11. Great job! 🙂

  12. Jennifer says:

    Awesome and unique!!
    Thanks for sharing at Show & Share!

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  14. Jaymie says:

    Very cute! What a simple way to create something lovely. Thanks for sharing.

    Popped in from Chef in Training.

  15. These turned out beautiful! Thanks for sharing!
    Stephanie @ Ladywiththeredrocker.wordpress.com

  16. Cake stands says:

    I love decorating cakes in cake stands and I think for these cake stands I do not need to put any extra effort as they look so beautiful.
    Its really fantastic.