(Closed) Cake Stand

posted 8 years ago in Food
  • poll: Are you purchasing or renting a cake stand?
    Yes : (19 votes)
    53 %
    No : (15 votes)
    42 %
    Other : (2 votes)
    6 %
  • Post # 3
    2634 posts
    Sugar bee

    I bought mine at Save-on-Crafts when they were having a 25% off sale on wedding stuff.  I think it came out to about $35 and I’m planning on re-selling it after the wedding.

    Post # 4
    1982 posts
    Buzzing bee

    It depends on what you want the cake table to look like! If you want a nice cake stand, just rent an inexpensive one or find a cool vintage one that’s inexpensive! Good luck!

    Post # 5
    5263 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: June 2012

    It’s totally a personal preference thing. I’ve seen both at weddings, and both look fine. 

    For me, I’m making our cakes so I want to do a whole array of fun vintage and classy cake stands. But if your cake in and of itself is grand, then you’d probably be fine without. 

    Post # 6
    188 posts
    Blushing bee
    • Wedding: May 2010

    My baker said the cardboard they put ours in will be covered in fondant.  maybe ask if yours could do that?  Then I just plan on putting some of the centerpiece elements on the table, a few tea lights and some flower buds maybe.

    Post # 7
    2532 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: August 2010

    Im not really a big fan of cake stands – I think they are kind of a waste of money! I have seen cakes not on stands before and it looks totally normal!

    Post # 8
    948 posts
    Busy bee

    We had a small, somewhat traditional cake and a french croquembouche.  I only purchased a cake stand for my cake but the croquembouche looked fine without it. 


    Post # 10
    1060 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: July 2010 - Anela Garden Chapel & Japanese Cultural Center, Honolulu

    ours i think is coming on a clear acrylic tray. we had to pay a small deposit on it, that we get back when we return it. I like cake stands, but I don’t think it’s a must-have.

    Post # 12
    1184 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: June 2010

    I don’t think we will be getting a cake stand. It’s just not an extra expense we don’t want.

    Post # 14
    1148 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: January 2011

    I clicked No, but then I thought about it and realized that I probably will buy one if it’s not provided. I love shopping in Michael’s baking section and I already have a three-tier one, but that won’t work for the cake.

    Post # 15
    518 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: June 2010

    We are having cupcakes and I am DIYing the stands, but  you could do the same for your cake!

    Post # 16
    818 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: December 2009

    We bought a beautiful crystal one at a flea market for $15. It’s something that we may not use often, but it’ll be nice to tuck away for special occasions.

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