Monday, August 13, 2012

Etceteras: oh-so fancy cake stand

If you follow craft and diy blogs, then you’ve probably seen thousands of diy cake stands. The idea is so simple and brilliant. A candle holder, a plate and some glue.

Can you stand looking at just one more? Because for just a few dollars, you can pretend to be oh-so fancy! A dollar store tin party plate and glass candle holder become a “crystal and sterling” cake stand.

Add a few beads to fancy it up even more.

And since we’re pretending to be fancy, make some finger sandwiches. I used plain old white bread, cream cheese and some chives.

Sit down with your favorite tea and enjoy your little sandwiches. Or, have some friends over for high tea.

Wouldn’t these cake stands be pretty for a bridal or baby shower? Or even a wedding. They’re so easy to make. Dollar store platter and candle holder, E6000 glue and the beads from a bracelet that I no longer wear.

Thanks for looking at yet another cake stand. It was fun being fancy today!

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  1. It is very pretty! Wish I was invited to your tea party ;)

  2. Oh, Carolyn - this is so pretty. : )

  3. Hi Carolyn! What a lovely idea! Never seen that on before, so cute! Thank you so much for sharing

  4. So lovely! You always come up with pushing an overdone idea into something new and exciting with just a bit of attention to details. I'm inspired!

  5. Oh, that's so pretty! It looks really romantic and would be great for a fancy tea =) xo Anja

  6. I love to pretend I am fancy. This is beautiful. And, I love that it's dollar store definitely does not look like it has a dollar store price tag :)

  7. Sweet. I love the addition of the beads.

  8. I love the beads that you added on it!

  9. Love the simplicity! I'm having a link party for tiered displays and cake pedestals on Wednesday August 29th at Homa Style and would love it if you came over and linked up your elegant cake pedestal!

    Here's the website

    Hope to see your creativity there!


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