This DIY cake stand will come in useful for therefore many baking and adorning conditions! You may make one your self for a lot lower than it prices to purchase one!
I do personal a variety of cake stands of various styles and sizes, however now that we’ve our new open shelving put in within the kitchen, I assumed I might use only one extra. You may see the shelving in this yr’s Christmas residence tour when you missed it after I shared that final week. I’ve at all times beloved the look of an entire assortment of cake stands all lined up on a shelf and so they do additionally come in useful for making any baking you’ve performed appear a bit extra particular. I had a sense that this might be an ideal little DIY problem for me and I used to be so excited to seek out that I might really make a good looking cake stand that rivals any you’d be in a retailer for little or no cash. Cake stands for everybody!
Provides Wanted for the DIY Cake Stand
To make your DIY cake stand, you’ll want:
- An unfinished wooden pillar candle holder
- An unfinished wooden spherical (mine’s about 11″ in diameter)
- Wooden glue
- Sanding paper
- Ending nails
- Paint in your selection of coloration and a brush
I purchased the wooden items from the craft retailer utilizing a coupon and all the things else was simply stuff I already had readily available, in order that made this mission lower than $10! The wooden spherical I used is supposed for use as a clock face so it has a bit gap in it, however that’s not a giant concern for me.
Find out how to Make Your DIY Cake Stand
Begin out by giving your wooden pillar candle holder and your wooden spherical a very good sanding with a medium-fine grit sandpaper to take away any tough edges.
Paint each bit individually on all sides. I initially deliberate to do three coats of paint for actually even protection, however then I discovered that I favored this sort of a white-wash impact I used to be getting whereas I used to be doing my first coat, so I finished there. I went with a basic white acrylic paint for this mission as a result of I don’t really personal an all-white cake stand but and I assumed that will be probably the most sensible. This DIY cake stand would look superb although in any coloration, when you have a particular coloration theme that you simply’re working with for a particular social gathering. That may actually make your cake stand out!
When your paint has fully-dried, connect your spherical piece to the pillar candle holder “base” through the use of wooden glue and some ending nails. I simply used our brad nailer and it was easy-peasy. 🙂
Be at liberty so as to add a dab of wooden filler and a few paint to cowl up the ending nails if these are bugging you.
Find out how to Use Your DIY Cake Stand
Since this cake stand is painted, I like to recommend that you simply lay down a bit sheet of parchment paper first earlier than you serve any desserts or cookies on it. Don’t fear about chopping the parchment into an ideal circle to cover it; the sides of a sq. sheet of parchment hanging off the sting of the stand will simply add to the skilled baker look that you’ve going right here with this stand. 🙂
Cake stands are additionally nice to make use of round the home for all types of decor functions. I like to position them underneath a bit potted plant (actual or pretend) to lift it up nearer to a window or simply for cuteness, or to show particular issues just like the snow globe assortment we displayed on our cabinets for Christmas.
In addition they look superb on a shelf all on their very own, simply ready for use on your subsequent baking creation.