This past Tuesday eve I was out for a coffee date with some of my crafty girlfriends. One of them is recently engaged, so of course there was a lot of conversation about her upcoming wedding. We looked at dresses on our phones, brainstormed color choices, contemplated overall wedding style. You know, an evening of grand fun and inspiring wedding talk! Her plan is to have a 50′s inspired tea party with dainty desserts. She mentioned she would like to forgo flowers for centerpieces, instead using 2 or 3-tier stands to display a selection of petite fours. This of course sent me off asking about using vintage or new, round or square, plain or fancy. You can find lovely vintage tiered stands in thrift shops that would work perfectly for a 50′s inspired tea party, but there are also some lovely new choices.
There is always the chance that you won’t find what you want readymade. But, if you find plates that you love, you can make them yourself! I found some lovely inspiration and tutorials on how to make 2-tier stands that I must show her and you of course!
Skip to my Lou
Cindy over at Skip to my Lou posted a tutorial on how to make this cupcake stand earlier this week. Love those plates!
She led me to the Giver’s Log, where she found her inspiration.
AmberLee posted a tutorial on how to make an interchangeable tiered stand earlier this year. All I can say is look at that flower hardware! Soooooo pretty!
Wandering Chopsticks has a lovely tutorial on How to Make a Homemade Tiered Cupcake Stand that doesn’t require any motorized tools.
B, time to get our craft on!