Wednesday, August 8, 2012

DIY Cupcake Stand by Amy & Chris

As you all know we are planning a baby shower for a friend and I though it would be a cute idea to have cupcakes along with the cake. I decided to make my own cupcake stand. I purchased all the materials from Michaels which includes: 2 chargers and a candle stick all were on sale!
I spray painted the small charger with left over spray paint I had around the house.
Next I used my hot glue gun and glued everything together. I wanted to keep the cupcake stand simple and not customized it specifically to the shower because I want to be able to use it again. I can also spray paint it another color if I choose so.

The total project cost around $5.
Thanks for stopping by!
Amy & Chris

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Alderberry Hill
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The Dedicated House
Adventures of a DIY Mom
Home Stories A to Z
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Adventures of a DIY Mom

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52 Mantles
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Raising Oranges
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The Grant Life
Just Us Four
Thrifty Handmade Days
Tatertots & Jello

Too Much Time On My Hands
Tutus and Tea Parties
Classy Clutter
Its Overflowing

Nifty Thrifty Things
Flamingo Toes
Twigg Studios
My 1929 Charmer
Jam's Corner
Brassy Apple


  1. Adorable. The colors are bright and cheerful. I can't wait to see it filled with cupcakes :)

  2. very cute! I love the shiny candle holder middle.

  3. Yay for hot glue guns! I love the versatility of the plates.

  4. Love it! Perfect for cupcakes! Great job!

  5. Love the bright colors you chose here! So cute.

  6. Wow, what a great idea! You can find all those items at a thrift store. You can do red and green for Christmas. Love the possibilities! Pinning this! Vicky from

  7. Cute Cute CUTE!!! You guys are just so good!!

  8. Pretty! This is one of my favorite DIY stands I've seen in awhile. It's so simple and looks really elegant!

  9. very pretty! I have bought the stuff and have yet to put it together!

  10. Great idea. I have a link party on Wednesdays, and I would love it if you would link this post. It is called Wednesdays Adorned From Above Link Party.
    I hope to see you there. Have a great Day.
    Debi Bolocofsky
    Adorned From Above

  11. That's a great idea. Thanks for sharing!

  12. I just made my own thrift store cake stand recently, and I need to be careful. It could become really addictive. I love this one you made. Great design. Jodi @

  13. how wonderful is this? i love that I can make it out of whatever plates and candlestick that suits my kitchen. thank you for sharing!


  14. Have seen different ideas along this same line and I love it! I adore your colors, how fun. I need to try this idea!

  15. Looks great! I need to make some cupcakes so I can make one of these. Thanks for sharing at Etcetorize this week!

  16. Love it! I have wanted to make one of these. Thanks for sharing at the All Star Block Party.


  17. Very pretty! I love that you chose colorful plates!

  18. Love it! Pretty cheap to do too! Thank you for sharing at our
    Pinteresting Party!

  19. I wouldn't have thought to use hot glue. Genius!

  20. Sorry this is late, but better late then never. Thanks so much for sharing with last weeks with Wednesday's Adorned From Above. The link party is open now for this week.
    Debi Bolocofsky

  21. Smarty pants! Looks great! Thank you for sharing this at my Make it Pretty Monday party at The Dedicated House. Hope to see your prettiness again on Monday. Toodles, Kathryn @TheDedicatedHouse

  22. What a terrific idea. I'm always looking for colourful cake stands - now I can make my own.

    Thanks for sharing this at the All Star Block Party - I'm featuring your project this week. Head over to grab your button.


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