What is it about cake stands that are so charming? I find them so adorable. Every last one of them is adorable. As much as I am in love with cake stands, there are times when I need an inexpensive cake plate that I don’t have to worry about being damaged at a party. I solved my cake stand dilemma by making this DIY Cake Plate Stand for just $2 and in less than three minutes. Really.
This cake plate stand is perfect for entertaining. It also makes a great hostess gift. You can arrive with a lovely cake plate stand filled with treats and then leave the cake stand as a gift. It also makes a wonderful Christmas or holiday gift. This DIY cake plate stand is so easy to make that you could make 15 – 20 in an hour to give as gifts.
DIY Cake Plate Stand
One quick trip to your nearest dollar store is all you need.
- Dollar Store Plate – You can use a glass plate or a plastic holiday-themed plate.
- Dollar Store Candle Stick Holder
- Industrial Strength General Purpose Adhesive
Remove any stickers and labels from the plate and candle stick holder. Wash and dry the them both well.
Use a ruler to find the center of the plate.
Add a generous bead of glue around the top of the candle stick holder.
Place the candle stick holder in the center of the plate and press well. Once the glue is set, turn the plate over and place a weight on top of the plate. Allow the glue to last as per the directions on the glue.
Add your favorite holiday cookies, treats or cake to the cake plate stand for festive entertaining.
What occasion do you have that could use a DIY Cake Plate Stand? It’s so easy to make that you could make a different one for every holiday and occasion. Why not make one in every color of the rainbow? Hey, that’s a great idea!
Favorite Holiday Cookie Recipes to Fill Your DIY Cake Plate Stand
I’m a mom of 3, a veteran and military spouse. I’ve moved into 20+ homes all around the world. My passion is helping busy people make the space and time for what’s really important to them.