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Wednesday, May 12, 2010

Cake Stand

While I am on this crazy diet, I am trying to keep really busy to keep my mind off of food. You know, since I am only eating 500 calories a day.
Anyway, I'm not sure if you know this about me already... but I'm a party planner, I LOVE to have dinner parties. When you have a lot of food on a table, and you want to display it beautifully you need cake stands. They can be kind of expensive, so I decided to make some of my own. When I was at the store, I bought a few candle stick holders and a few plates. I stacked them and put a little "Gorilla Glue" on it and whala! You have yourself a pretty cake stand. I think they turned out lovely. I can't wait for my next dinner party to put them on display.
I did one 1 layer cake stand and one 2 layer tiered cupcake stand. You could do however high you want, with whatever kind of candlestick holder and plates that you want. You could have a lot of fun with it.

9 comments:

Abby Wright said...

Oh I love that idea! They look great. I want to make one now! except we wouldn't put a cake on ours cause we never cook really so it would be full of oreo's:)

rachel v. said...

what a simple yet creative and beautiful idea! good luck with your diet! You're a trooper.

Desiree said...

Are you kidding me?! I thought you hadn't done another craft. I LOVE this! Love! Good work. And I may have to copy you sometime. After I try copying EVERYthing else. :)

Tessa and Adam said...

Ooo creative! Love it! Isn't Gorilla Glue black though? Can you see it at all after its done drying?

Holly said...

I went to the Beehive Bazaar and people were selling these. Adorable idea. Imagine all the quirky/awesome things available at thrift stores...endless possibilities!

T-Ray said...

Thanks guys!
Tessa, the gorilla glue was clear. You can't see it at all. :o)

jamie hixon said...

This is a fabulous idea! Right up there with candles in mis-matched tea cups from the thrift store. I've always wanted to do that, by the way. Craft?

THE LIZARD'S said...

WOW...those are really beautiful and creative cake stands... love the idea! Why dont we just call you crafty tracy?!!ha...ps..email me how your diet is going?!!!

Des said...

Wowowowow that is soooo cool! I need to try that!
It looks store bought!
Very awesome. I'm so impressed