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15 Homemade Cake Stand Ideas

As avid crafters and kitchen enthusiast, nothing pleases us more then finding a DIY project that we can make ourselves and them use later on in the kitchen when we’ve made something delicious. We’re sure it’ll come as no surprise, then, that we were very intrigued indeed when the idea of making our very own cake stand popped into our head after we saw one we liked in a store and suddenly thought “we could make that”! That’s why we’ve been scouring the Internet tying to find as many DIY cake stand ideas as we possibly can before we have our next baking session or host our next dinner or party.

Just in case the idea of making your very own cake stand appeals just as much to you as it did to use, if not more, here are 15 of the very best ideas, concepts, and designs we’ve come across so far in our search for guidance and inspiration!

1. DIY marble cake stand

Diy marble cake stand

Are you the kind of person who loves to add a bit of glamour to your space whenever possible, even when you’re making something yourself? Well, few things make us think of fancy kitchen more than marble finishes, so we’d certainly encourage you to take a look at how A Kailo Chic Life made this lovely gold edged cake stand that has a lovely homemade marbled finish all across its top surface.

2. Papier mache cake stand

Papier mache cake stand

Have you always been a much craftier person in the sense that you love getting your hands dirty and working with the classic techniques to make whatever it is you’re looking to create? Well, if you love making things completely from scratch and painting them after, we think you’ll really enjoy the way The House That Lars Built made these hand painted cake stands from papier mache!

3. Glitter and decoupage cake stand

Glitter and decoupage cake stand

Maybe you already have a store bought cake stand or you’ve come across one you like the shape of at a thrift shop but you can’t help feeling like it could really use a facelift in order to give it a new, slightly more modern lease on life? Well, if you like sparkly things just as much as we do, we’d absolutely suggest taking a look at the way Sugar and Cloth used decoupage techniques to make this fantastic gold glitter stand in just a few simple steps!

4. DIY modern cake stand

Diy modern cake stand

Perhaps your sense of personal style has actually always been a little less flashy and a little more simplistic so you’re looking for something modern and minimalist, without having to spend a lot of money? In that case, we’d definitely suggest trying something like this simple cake stand from Enthralling Gumption that was made using a plate and a vase!