A Unique Cake Stand In 5 Easy Steps

Take a stand people and resist the temptation to purchase a new cake stand. Instead reuse your imperfect chipped plates and cups to create your own perfectly unique cake stand!


Grab your supplies...

Dinner plate (or larger tray - whatever you have)

Cup (or similar that will support the plate)

Adhesive-Liquid nails or strong glue


Whiteboard marker

Scrap paper



Step 1:

Step 1 in upcycled cake stand

Turn plate upside down

Step 2:

Step 2 in upcycled cake stand

Measure to find the middle of the plate stand and mark with a whiteboard marker.

Step 3:

Step 3 in upcycled cake stand

Trace around the base of the cup on a scrap bit of paper, cut out the circle and place it in the middle of the plate and mark around the circle.

Step 4:

Step 4 in upcycled cake stand

Leave cup upright and place a thin strip of liquid nails around the edge (and any other places where the cup and plate meet to provide extra support) of the base of the cup.

Step 5:

Step 5 in upcycled cake stand

Press the cup in to the centre of the plate and leave to cure as per instructions on the adhesive.

AND now you have one perfectly unique cake stand....now to bake the perfect cake!

I'd love to see the ucpcyled cake stands you've put together so please share your creations!


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