Make a cake stand from plates and glasses
Mismatched old plates and glasses make a pretty cake stand
Use old plates and stem glasses you have at home, or look in charity and antique shops for a selection in different sizes. Stack them with the largest plate at the bottom, then an upturned glass, a medium-sized plate, another glass and the smallest plate on top, and secure with ceramic glue. You could use vintage teacups instead of glasses for the stands.
Tip: For a temporary cake stand, dont glue the pieces together but make sure they are securely stacked before adding cakes.
Vintage plates and glasses, charity shops. Ceramic glue, Hobbycraft
Feature: Kirsty Robertson. Photos: Richard Burns. Illustration: Terry Evans
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