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Tuesday, November 9, 2010

Thanksgiving Cake Stand

In case you missed our guest appearance yesterday at Dream Home DIY, I did exactly as everyone suggested I do and made a display cake stand for Thanksgiving and Christmas this past weekend! I shared my uber simple take on the Fall model; see what you think!
For this craft, you'll need:

3 semi circular clear glass bowls
1 clear glass plate
Goop adhesive
Decorative filler
First, heap the filler into one bowl and arrange it as you'd like it. Be creative.
How creative? This is the creepy train wreck we made for Halloween.

I used pine cones, white spray painted acorns, and some acrylic acorns from the 
Dollar Tree for a little added sparkle.

Pile in your fillers and run a bead of Goop all the way around the rim of the bowl.

Set the second bowl inverted to form a seam.
Any excess can be scraped off with a razor when it dries.
Invert bowl number three and run a bead of Goop on the bottom.
Stack the sphere on top of that.
Goop the top sphere...
...and set the plate on top. You're done! That's it! All that's left now is drying time (about 4 hours), and you're ready for potpourri, a big chunky candle, or Aunt Millie's famous inedible spice cake. Be prepared for compliments, and another run to the Dollar Tree, because you'll be making more than one, trust me.

This is just a tiny touch of the orange I hinted at in the post below...


Tami / Maddie Lumpkin said...

The ideas for your cake plate are endless.What a great idea!Snowmen and fake snow?

Michelle L. said...

Ooh, fun, now I'm going to have to start thinking of goofy things to fill them with. This is an infinity craft for sure.

La Vie Quotidienne said...

What can I say...but, amazing!

Jenny @ Simcoe Street said...

Looks lovely!

Katherine said...

Love it! I want to make one for each season and fill it with cute stuff! Would love for you to link this up!

Honey at 2805 said...

You are such a creative soul! I've been lurking around for a while, finally started a blog to meet some of you great girls (I'm from the South where we are girls no matter how old we are.) Don't want to miss out of anything you do so I'm about to join your fan club and become a follower. Now off to get the ingredients to recreate your creation.

Jami said...

Wow! You are super creative. I could have never thought of that! I love how you filled it. :)

Be Colorful Coastal said...

So many projects. So little time. :) Thanks for sharing on Motivated Monday.

Bella @ Bella before and after said...

Sunny, you have such great ideas, I love how this is so stinking interchangeable. Now I want to know where you store all these ??? That would be my only problem.

Thanks for linking up to **Amaze me August**!!!!

Oh and I'm sure you've seen I have a HUGE giveway coming soon, like SEVEN so far, yeah seven gals, seven gifts. How cool is that???

Thanks girl!!!

Bella :)