21 DIY Cake Stand Ideas You Can Make

We’ve compiled a list of cool, chic, and functional cake stands for you to choose from. The best DIY cake stands you will find!

DIY Cake Stand by Alice & Lois
Photo by Alice & Lois

We rounded up our favorite DIY cake stand ideas for your next occasion. Holiday season seems far away, but it is just around the corner.

We have modern farmhouse, chic, colorful, patriotic and more styles to choose from to make sure you maximize your cakes potential!

Whether it is a birthday, wedding, or just celebrating life with these 21 DIY cake stand ideas you can make your occasion extra special on a budget.

Some dress up cakes, but we prefer to dress up the cake stand. Many of these are able to be personalized for your theme, style and space.

When choosing your favorite stand DIY keep in mind your table space, desired cake size, and color scheme.

We are in love with the simple cake look. Spice up any cake with a colorful and unique cake stand with our favorite picks below…

21 DIY Cake Stand Ideas

1 — DIY Metallic Gold Geometric Cake Stand

DIY Metallic Gold Geometric Cake Stand by Birds Party Blog
Photo by Birds Party Blog

We are in love with this eye-catching and unique DIY metallic gold geometric cake stand.

2 — DIY Stand From A Planter

DIY Cake Stand from Planter by diys
Photo by diys

Find any planter you have around the house to make this DIY stand from a planter for your next DIY project.

3 — How To Make A Wooden DIY Stand

How to Make a Wood Cake Stand DIY by My 100 Year Old Home
Photo by My 100 Year Old Home

Looking for a modern farmhouse look? Try out this wood cake stand DIY to elevate your next dessert.

4 — DIY Black and Gold Cake Stand Makeover

DIY Black and Gold Cake Stand Makeover by Brit & Co
Photo by Brit & Co

Everyone loves a good repurposed makeover right? This simple DIY candlestick stand is made using a plate and two taper candle holders.

5 — DIY Wood Cake Stand

DIY Wood Cake Stand by Almost Makes Perfect
Photo by Almost Makes Perfect

Create this simple yet stunning DIY wood stand with just some handy craft glue.

6 — Upcycled DIY Cake Stand From Cake Pans

Upcycled DIY Cake Stand From Cake Pans by Sugar & Cloth
Photo by Sugar & Cloth

Thrift store shopping is always fun when you find amazing things. Transform your next find into an upcycled DIY stand by using old cake pans and hexagon tiles.

7 — DIY Cake Stand (Under $10)

DIY Cake Stand (Under $10) by The Creek Line House
Photo by The Creek Line House

All white is always stunning. Master this DIY cake stand for your next dessert stand.

8 — Wood Slice Cake Plate Tutorial

Wood Slice Cake Plate Tutorial by Delia Creates
Photo by Delia Creates

This wood slice display plate is perfect for any gathering. Plus, no wood chopping necessary. Just hit up your go-to craft store.

9 — DIY Food Stand

DIY Food Stand by Alice & Lois
Photo by Alice & Lois

If you have extra ramekins laying around this DIY cake stand is for you.

10 — Make An Acrylic Cake Stand With A Glowforge

Make an Acrylic Cake Stand With a Glowforge by Photo by A Kailo Chic Life
Photo by A Kailo Chic Life

Try this colorful acrylic stand with glowforge for your next colorful birthday party. You can even get solid colored acrylic to personalize the stand to fit your theme.

11 — DIY Dollar Store Basket Stand

DIY Dollar Store Basket Stand by DIY Everywhere
Photo by DIY Everywhere

This DIY dollar store wicker stand is perfect for an outdoor barbecue to keep your cake cute and covered too.

12 — How To Make A Faux Milk Glass Stand

How to Make a Faux Milk Glass Stand by The Crowned Goat
Photo by The Crowned Goat

Transform any glass jar and plate into a faux milk glass cake stand with just a can of spray paint.

13 — DIY Mini Marble Food Stands

DIY Mini Marble Food Stands by Sugar and Charm
Photo by Sugar and Charm

Individual cupcake stands can add dimension to any table. DIY these mini marble dessert stands to display your delicious sweets.

14 — How To Make A Wood Cake Stand

How to Make a Wood Cake Stand by House Becoming Home
Photo by House Becoming Home

Pull out your woodworking skills for this one. This sturdy and beautiful wood stand is so versatile and can be used for any occasion.

15 — DIY Paper Mache Cake Stand

DIY Paper Mache Cake Stand by The House that Lars Built
Photo by The House that Lars Built

We love how customizable this DIY paper mache stand is. Take any paint color and brush and satisfy your crafty side.

16 — How To Make A Tiered Donut Wedding Cake Stand

How to Make a Tiered Donut Wedding Cake Stand by In My Own Style
Photo by In My Own Style

If you’re not a big cake fan, then try out this tiered stand to display your favorite desserts at your next gathering.

17 — Tiered DIY Cake Pop Stand

Tiered DIY Cake Pop Stand by Saws on Skates
Photo by Saws on Skates

Don’t waste money on plates and forks when you can have cake pops instead. This tiered DIY cake pop stand is so fun and can match your theme with your desired color of paint.

18 — DIY It – Custom Colored Cake Pop Stand

DIY It - Custom Colored Cake Pop Stand by Sugar & Cloth
Photo by Sugar & Cloth

Baby shower coming up? DIY this custom colored cake pop stand with your desired color of spray paint or fun pattern. It functions for fruit kabobs and lollipops too!

19 — Upcycled DIY Cake Stand

Upcycled DIY Cake Stand by Dukes & Duchesses
Photo by Dukes & Duchesses

Make another trip to your go-to craft store to create this upcycled DIY stand constructed from a table leg. You can even customize the height to fit your table!

20 — Simple Cake or Party Stand

Simple Cake or Party Stand by La Casa De Carlmelo
Photo by La Casa De Carlmelo

Wanting to repurpose some old china? This simple party stand can be made with unique vintage plates and cups!

21 — DIY Mixed Media Cake Stand

DIY Mixed Media Cake Stand by Tidewater and Tulle
Photo by Tidewater and Tulle

Gold is always our go-to. This DIY mixed media stand is stunning and would be perfect for a classic wedding cake.

Now that you have chosen a DIY cake stand…

8 thoughts on “21 DIY Cake Stand Ideas You Can Make”

  1. These were so fun, I love the mini stand idea. I added the mini stands to our dessert take and everyone loved them, it added such a beautiful design element!

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  2. Love all these great ideas! I’ve definitely had to put on my thinking cap and get creative a few times! When you’ve got more than one cake to serve but you’ve only got one cake stand! Height variances can really make a difference when making a dessert table look truly appealing.

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  3. Thanks so much for sharing our milk glass-inspired cake stands! They were really easy to make and we use them all the time. Hope your week is filled with all good things, CoCo

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