19 Homemade Cake Stand Plans You Can DIY Easily

When you have guests over for a party, you want everything to look perfect, and displaying cakes and other treats on decorative stands can make everything look some much more appealing and delicious, creating a real impression when people start to arrive.

19 Homemade Cake Stand Plans You Can DIY Easily
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If you buy cake stands, it can be quite expensive, but if you’re willing to spend a little time making them yourself, you can save yourself a lot of cash – and for anyone who wants to try, here are our top 19 DIY cake stands that you can make at home easily.

1. 5 Temporary Cake Stand DIYS

5 Temporary Cake Stand DIYS

To get started, here’s a plan for not just one cake stand but five different versions. That way, you can either choose the one you like most and make as many as you need – or you can simply make one of each to give your party spread some variation. Either way, they all are simple but attractive cake stands we’re sure lots of people will enjoy replicating at home.

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2. DIY Dollar Tree Bling Cake Stand

If you’re looking for something a bit more flash and fancy to place your cakes on at your party, this ostentatious model could be just what you need. It’s totally bling – but it won’t cost you much to make since all the supplies you need come from the Dollar Tree. This is the kind of cake stand that is supposed to be noticed and is sure to help set the tone when your guests start turning up.


3. DIY Jeweled Cake Stand

DIY Jeweled Cake Stand

Here’s another ornate cake stand that will look like it cost a lot more than it really did. With a classy, classic style, cake stands like these would look great at a wedding, an anniversary or any other similar celebration, but the materials used to make them are a lot more inexpensive than you might imagine.

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4. DIY Dollar Tree Cake Stand

There are lots of plans online for all kinds of decorative items made with nothing more than Dollar Tree supplies, and here’s another great one for making DIY cake stands. We love the way they look at the end, and they’re also super-easy to construct, so this is the kind of simple project even those with minimal craft experience can have a go at making.


5. How to Make a Cake Stand

How to Make a Cake Stand

What we like about this plan is that you’re not expected to follow it to the letter – rather, it gives you guidelines and suggestion for how to complete the project while also leaving you plenty of scope for creativity and adaptation. This is great when making something as simple as a cake stand since there are so many ways of doing things, which means you have the freedom to create something that properly reflects your personality.

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6. Dollar Tree DIY Glam Cake Stands – 3 Different Designs!

If you are a fan of a showier style for your table décor, this video should be of interest. In it, you will learn how to make three different versions of a glam cake stand using nothing but inexpensive materials that can be picked up from Dollar Tree. There’s nothing too complicated here, either, and we’re sure you’ll enjoy your party even more knowing that you made the cake stands yourself.


7. How to Make a Homemade Cake Pop Stand

How to Make a Homemade Cake Pop Stand

For kids’ parties, having a stand full of beautiful homemade cake pops will get the youngsters excited, and what better way to present them than on a cake pop tray you made yourself? Cake pop trays are super-easy, and here’s a plan that shows you how to make a simple version that we’re sure you – and the kids – will love.

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8. Handmade Cupcake Stand Making Using Cardboard

When you make a stand for cakes, you won’t need to spend much money – and in some cases, you won’t need to spend anything at all because you can reuse materials you probably already have at home. That’s the case here, so if you want to make a DIY cupcake stand without spending any more than you need to, this plan is for you.


9. How to Make your own Simple DIY Wood Cake Stand in Just 5 Minutes

How to Make your own Simple DIY Wood Cake Stand in Just 5 Minutes

Sometimes you need a DIY solution at short notice, and if you suddenly find you need a cake stand just before your guests start arriving, this is a plan that can save you. It takes five minutes to make and looks great – so what are you waiting for?

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10. Dollar Tree-Inspired Rotating Cake Stand

Here’s another plan for a fancy-looking cake stand you can make using Dollar Tree supplies, and for us, this one might be the pick of the bunch. We loved watching the video as the cake stand took shape, and by the end, it looks stunning. Great job, we approve!


11. Perfect Cake Pops with DIY Cake Pop Holder

Perfect Cake Pops with DIY Cake Pop Holder

If you want cake pops for a kids’ party, you’ll need a plan for the cake pops as well as for the cake pop holder itself – and on this blog, you get both plans in one go. The pops look delicious, and the holder is so cute. Another plan we enjoyed reading a lot.

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12. Easy DIY Cupcake Stand

There are lots of plans online for making many different types of cake stands, but if you’re looking for a simple and uncomplicated version, this is a plan that should appeal. It teaches you how to make a quick and easy cake stand from aluminum foil and cardboard – allowing you to finish the job and get on with the rest of your party planning.


13. How to Make a Plate Cake Stand Easily at Home

How to Make a Plate Cake Stand Easily at Home

Our favorite DIY cake stands are the ones that look elegant and accomplished but that are actually extremely simple to reproduce. This is one that belongs to this category, and we’re sure you’ll agree when you see the photos.

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14. 3-Tier Cupcake Stand

If you have different types of cupcakes or other types of snacks you want to display, they can look wonderful on a multi-tiered stand – and if that’s something you want for your party, this tutorial shows you how to make one from just a few basic materials.


15. How to Make Your Own Cupcake Stand

As this YouTuber explains in the introduction, sometimes it can come as a shock to people when she tells them she makes the beautiful cake stands her cakes are displayed on herself. We can understand why, too – and if you want to make something similar, in her video, she will show you how.


16. DIY Wedding Cake Stand

DIY Wedding Cake Stand

Getting married can cost a fortune, so if you can find a few ways to save a little bit of cash here and there, it’s sure to help – and one way you can reduce costs is making DIY wedding cake stands. If you do a good job, it doesn’t have to look cheap or homemade – and here’s a plan that will help you get started.

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17. Dollar Tree Affordable Hula Hoop Cake Stand

As we have already seen, plans using Dollar Tree supplies are extremely popular, and here’s one we loved for a hula hoop cake stand that looks amazing. We love the original design – it’s different to anything else we’ve seen – and if you want to make something similar, why not give it a go?


18. DIY Ruffled Cake Stand

DIY Ruffled Cake Stand

The tiered cake stand in this plan has an elegant simplicity about it, with nothing more complicated than ruffles around the edges as decoration. If you are a fan of this understated but classy style, you’re sure to love this plan. It’s quick, easy and inexpensive to make, too, so this is something you’ll be able to knock together in no time for the next time you’re expecting visitors.

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19. Dollar Tree Glam Cake Stand

Some people prefer a more refined style like the stand in #18 above, but for others, something a bit more flamboyant is preferable. For those who want something more exciting, here’s a plan for a dazzling cake stand, again, using nothing more than inexpensive Dollar Tree supplies. In the video, this YouTuber takes us through how she made this cake stand, explaining everything you need to do. It’s easy to follow and fun to watch, so why not try making one yourself?


Loads of creativity and originality on display

We loved collecting these plans for you because all the creativity and originality on display has inspired us to have a go at this ourselves – and seeing all the photos of delicious cakes has also given us the urge to get in the kitchen and start baking!

We hope you’ve enjoyed reading and watching these plans as much as we have finding them for you – and above all, we hope we’ve helped you find plenty of new ideas for the kind of cake trays you will be able to make the next time you entertain guests in your home.

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