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DIY Cake Plate

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We love walking through antique malls and thrift shops…this activity really gets our creative juices flowing 🙂 On a recent visit to one, Jennifer and I spotted a rustic painted candlestick marked for $2 – and this booth had a 50% off sale!! Then it struck me that we could create a DIY cake plate.

The next day we went to Goodwill and purchased a china plate for 50 cents! It is a Noritake, mint condition plate in the pattern of “Ontario”. When we got home we referenced Replacements in Greensboro, NC and learned that this plate fetches $27.99 per dinner plate. Yay us!

DIY rustic candlestick and vintage china plate create a decorative cake plate. Super easy and quick project. Take one candlestick, and a small amount of silicone and put the plate on top - that's it!

DIY rustic candlestick and vintage china plate create a decorative cake plate. Super easy and quick project. Take one candlestick, and a small amount of silicone and put the plate on top - that's it!This is all we needed to create our cute cake plate:

  • wooden candlestick
  • china dinner plate
  • silicone – be sure to use the type that is good for glass and porcelain

DIY rustic candlestick and vintage china plate create a decorative cake plate. Super easy and quick project. Take one candlestick, and a small amount of silicone and put the plate on top - that's it!Added a ring of silicone…

DIY rustic candlestick and vintage china plate create a decorative cake plate. Super easy and quick project. Take one candlestick, and a small amount of silicone and put the plate on top - that's it!…and set the plate on top, securing into place.

DIY rustic candlestick and vintage china plate create a decorative cake plate. Super easy and quick project. Take one candlestick, and a small amount of silicone and put the plate on top - that's it!Let it dry for 10 minutes. That’s it – the longest part of this craft is the drying time. It was literally a one-minute project.

DIY rustic candlestick and vintage china plate create a decorative cake plate. Super easy and quick project. Take one candlestick, and a small amount of silicone and put the plate on top - that's it!We added some freshly baked blueberry muffins…

DIY rustic candlestick and vintage china plate create a decorative cake plate. Super easy and quick project. Take one candlestick, and a small amount of silicone and put the plate on top - that's it!

DIY rustic candlestick and vintage china plate create a decorative cake plate. Super easy and quick project. Take one candlestick, and a small amount of silicone and put the plate on top - that's it!Needless to say, the muffins didn’t last very long 🙂

IMG_8637So, if you have a spare minute, you can try and make your own vintage DIY cake plate and stand! It was such an easy craft to do and we can’t wait to make more of these.

XO – Vicki & Jenn

5 Comments

  1. This turned out really cute ladies! I love this idea. Headed to Lowes to buy silicon right now! Hugs, CoCo

  2. Love this! I’m a huge fan of old china (well, old or new!). This is a great idea for those odd pieces!

  3. charming! Prfect for pies too. Have a good weekend. Linda

  4. That would be “perfect” which I am obvioudsy not. 🙂

  5. Great idea for thrift finds! I’m always seeing “one plate” that I love, but resist adding it to the collection. No more! I see a whole shelf of different size pedestal stands in my future. Thanks for the tip ladies 🙂 Bwg ~~~

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