How To Make a Decoupage Cake Stand

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I needed a cake stand in black and white  that wasn't traditional, but did have a formal feel about it, so here's what I came up with using paper napkins and Mod Podge!

To make the cake plate...

SUPPLIES:

  • Round wooden plaque (I bought mine at Michaels)
  • Mod Podge Gloss
  • Sponge brush
  • Paper napkins or tissue paper with an interesting pattern (I used napkins)

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Cut or rip up the napkins or tissue paper into small pieces. I cut mine into 1-2 inch rectangles.

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Apply a generous amount of Mod Podge both below and on top of each strip of paper. Overlap however you like.

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Let dry overnight. I put mine in the sun to speed the process.

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Now to turn it into a stand, you will need a wooden candlestick (I found mine at Ikea) and some simple glue.

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Spread glue on top of the candlestick.

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Turn the plate over and attach the candlestick to the middle of the plate.

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So simple and so pretty!

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Comments

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Holly S says...

@ 14:21 on Jul 19, 2013

This is really lovely and looks super simple. Thanks for posting it!

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Wendy H says...

@ 08:21 on Apr 07, 2014

I love this look. Where did you find the black and white napkins? howardchtt@gmail.com Thanks, Wendy

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