How to make a food display stand

Cupcakes on Gold stand
Cupcakes on Gold stand

Buying display stands can become very pricey.  In this tutorial I will give you a step by step guide on how to create a display stand for less than $8 per stand if you do not have glue, spray paint on hand or $2 if you currently have glue on hand.

Supplies needed:

  1. Glue (E6000 or Glue Gun)
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  2. Platter or Plate ($1 at the dollar tree)
    1. Please note that if a large platter or plate is chosen the glass or candle holder rim must be wide to ensure sturdiness.
  3. Candle holder, wine or martini glass ($1 at the dollar tree)
  4. Spray paint (optional)
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  5. Relatively heavy book (on hand)
Instructions
  • If you have chosen to spray paint your items you will need to go to a well ventilated area.
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  • Spread out newspaper and place the items in the center.
  • Cover the item with the spray following the instructions on the can, it is very important to apply small coats and to be the required distance away to ensure even coverage.
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  • After the items have dried, measure the bottom surface of the plate  or platter to find the center.
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  • Place glue on the rim of the glass or candle holder and affix it to the center of the plate or platter.
  • While on a level surface, place the book on top of the base of the glass or candle holder until glue dries.

 

 

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