(Closed) Cheapest and easiest DIY cupcake stand EVER

posted 9 years ago in DIY
Post # 3
700 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: September 2010

I’ll look forward to seeing your finished pics!  That sounds great!  Cupcake stand vendors will rob you if you let them!  Highway robbery!!!

Post # 5
66 posts
Worker bee
  • Wedding: June 2009

oooooh, thanks for sharing, sarahbmarried!  i think i may include this in my wedding shower. 

did you glue the votives/stands to the cardboard?  how do you make sure that the tiers and stands don’t move?  thank you!

Post # 7
129 posts
Blushing bee
  • Wedding: May 2009

You can also stop by your local baker and ask to buy cake rounds individually. That way you can get the sizes you want. I did this last year for a shower when I made a towel cake and presented it on a cardboard round and in a cake box and everything. (Oh yeah, you can buy a cake box from your baker, too.) The only thing was, since the cardboard had come from the bakery, it smelled like the bakery (delicious!), but I was putting towels on it, haha. So I had to wipe it down with a cleaning solution first. But for an actual cupcake stand that wouldn’t matter — just add to the deliciousness!

That’s a great project!

Post # 8
67 posts
Worker bee
  • Wedding: May 2010

Alright I had to post this link! – There are SUPER cute cheap and easy cake stands!


 It is kind of a variation on your DIY cake stand but this one is made with a bowl and plate.  I know a dollar store here in MN that sells ceramic bowls and plates for $1 each!  Or if you want a vintage look check flea markets for older styles of dinnerware.  You could make each cake stand for $2 and they are a little sturdier!

Post # 10
126 posts
Blushing bee
  • Wedding: July 2009

Oooo can’t wait to see the stands!!!!!!!!!!!  

Post # 11
225 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: October 2009

I love this idea, wicked cute.

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