Monday, February 28, 2011

Dollar Store Cake Stand


I recently purchased a tube of E6000 (strong glue). I've been wanting to test it out on something.

While perusing the dollar store I found a plate that I liked and a candle stick that could help turn the plate into a cake stand. I really like cake stands... and cake.


I didn't like the clear 'crystal' glass on the bottom.

 A coat of black spray paint was all that the candle holder needed.










 I dabbed a little E6000 on the bottom of the plate and the top of the candlestick.


 Next I put the top of the candle stick in the glue on the plate, making sure to center it.

The glue takes about 24 hours to completely dry.

Done, now I have a new cake stand that cost under $2.50 to make.
 Where's the cake?








32 comments:

  1. This is so beautiful! I am in love with frugal and creative magic at the Dollar Tree! Thank you for sharing!

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  2. looks awesome and classy! hard to believe this is from the dollar store! way to go :)

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  3. Great job! I love these kind raised trays for things other than cakes, especially at showers and events where you have a buffet.
    Christine
    greatoakcircle.com

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  4. great idea. I've seen it before but keep forgetting to do it.

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  5. Great job girlfriend! I'm so glad you linked up so we can all see it. [{knuckle bumps}}

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  6. This is awesome! Thank you for sharing!

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  7. Adorable project! I will have to try this sometime! I am visiting from Giggles, Glitz and Glam and I am a new follower!
    Have a great day!
    Michelle
    www.delicateconstruction.blogspot.com

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  8. This turned out great! So cute. Just came across your blog and I'm a new follower.

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  9. Oh how pretty! I just love it.

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  10. Love this clever idea! Thanks for the inspiration!

    xoxo laurie

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  11. I love the black and white! I'm going to have to make one of these for my daughter.Thanks so much for sharing!! I'm celebrating mmy one year blogiversary with a Starbucks GC giveaway. I'd love for you to drop by and help me celebrate!

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  12. That turned out lovely! I love the plate you chose too. :)

    Tnx so much for linking this up at my party this week! I hope to see you back again next week! :)

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  13. Wow! What a great idea. I've seen that before, but I never thought of painting the base. I've been looking for a base for a set that I want to make, but couldn't find the right color. I think I'll just paint mine now. Thanks for sharing!

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  14. That looks so elegant! Glad I stumbled upon your site:)

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  15. Great idea! I will have to try this out!

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  16. I just did one in clear glass (with a bowl on top!) Great minds think alike, lol! I like the dark stand!

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  17. I love the idea of painting the candleholder black. It looks great.

    Ruth

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  18. Very chick and creative! A great and brilliant idea! It's a Keeper!
    http://yvettesblogs.com/2011/03/02/spiced-peach-muffins/

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  19. I love how you spray painted it black! It is amazing what you can find and make out of dollar store finds! If you have a chance come link up to Handmade Tuesdays @ Ladybug Blessings.. www.ladybug-blessings.com

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  20. What a simple but adorable makeover! I just love it. Thanks for linking up at Giggles, Glitz & Glam last week and hope to see you again soon.

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  21. How pretty!!! I love the plate. Now if I could only find one like that at my dollar store!

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  22. I love, love, love your cake stand. It is really pretty, and I love the plate's design. The way you have oranges, and apples on there, it just looks incredible. Way to go girl!!

    I seriously loved this so much I just HAD to FEATURE YOU, so come grab a button, and display it proudly!!

    THANKS again for linking up to Bella Before and After **AMAZE ME AUGUST**, and don't forget I have a fabulous giveaway going on this week for an original AVOCADO ART painting, by ME!! Come enter before it's too late. GIVEAWAY HERE, I really appreciate the support girl.

    Hugs,
    Bella :)

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  23. This is GREAT! I love it!
    Thanks for linking up to Making It With Allie last week! I can't wait to see what you have for this week!
    AllieMakes.Blogspot.com

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  24. so cute! love that it was all from the dollar store (AKA my favorite place!)

    Thanks so much for linking to "20 Below Thursday"!! :)

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  25. What a great idea,looks great and so economical!

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  26. this looks very pretty. What a great idea!

    megan
    craftycpa.blogspot.com

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  27. Very nice - love what the paint did for the candlestick. I just made one, but now I wish I had painted my candlestick to give it a little bit extra class! Thanks for sharing at Fantastic Friday. I hope that you will join us again this week.

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