(Closed) DIY Cupcake Tower or Pedestals?

posted 4 years ago in DIY
Post # 3
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Sugar Beekeeper
  • Wedding: August 2013

I thought about it, but it’s a lot of work and $$$. I ended up just buying a cardboard stand and painting it.

Post # 4
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Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: October 2009

I have not made pedestals before, but I have made a cupcake tower.

Here is mine made of different sizes of wood painted white, and in between the boards are actually canned food that I wrapped in white fabric. 🙂

Post # 5
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Bumble bee

You can find cheap cardboard cupcake towers for like $25 on the internet that you can put together and decorate yourself. I have it bookmarked somewhere. Looking for it now.

Post # 7
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Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: June 2014

I made ours – we are having 3 cupcake towers. I think they cost me approx $6-8 a piece and they fit our book theme! Plus, since we made them they mean a lot to us.

Post # 8
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Helper bee

Wow, some great ideas in this thread. 

@rickhurst35:  I would never have guessed they were cans!

Post # 9
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Bumble bee

What are you talking about cans?  

Post # 10
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Helper bee

@rickhurst35:  Whoops sorry! I quoted the wrong post, was meant to be AnnieAAA’s post. 

Post # 11
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Sugar bee
  • Wedding: June 2012

card board cake rounds and cans with paper- thats how im making couple of the cake displays for a baby shower

 

Post # 12
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: September 2013

I’m having 2, 6 foot tables full of mismatched china tiered cupcake stands that I put together for our cupcakes, mini cupcakes, cakepops, cookies  and a 150 piece macaron bar. I decorated every cupcake liner. I actually have a macaron menu. I can hardly wait!

Super simple to make these. I purchased all plates at different thrift stores, I used vases, glasses, candle holders to attach the plates to each other and I used hot glue to attach them together. 

 

 

Post # 13
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Bumble bee

I Love this!!  I am a collector of dishes and always wanted to do something like this.  Great job!

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