Thursday, September 23, 2010

Handmade Vintage Cake Stand

Upon discovering some very pretty vintage dishes, I decided their best use would be a cake stand. The bottom dish has beautiful scalloped edges with green and pink flowers and a stamp on the bottom that says made in Austria. It seems really old, although I do not know much about this subject ( I just know it is pretty). The top dish has delicate, pink flowers and a little blue bird in the center. I used two different, vintage candleholders for the base and the pedestal.

It was very easy to do! I just found and marked the center point of the plates and glued the candlesticks to the plates with some E-6000.

Isn't she pretty?

Of course, I prefer to use it as a fruit stand. Here it is loaded with my garden tomatoes and some fake pears.

What other use could you find for this little beauty? I was thinking it could work in a bathroom holding soaps and toiletries or even jewelry.

This post is linked to:

Transformation Thursdays at The Shabby Chic Cottage and Show and Tell Friday at My Romantic Home. Click on the links for some more great ideas!


Hootin' Anni said...

Super fantastic!!! Really!! I love this whole concept.

Sheherazade is my link to Show n Tell...a doll I finished for the Halloween Season coming up. I do hope you can find time to visit with me! Have a super Friday, and a blessed weekend.

Decor To Adore said...

What a fantastic makeover. You did a wonderful job!

Stop by and collect your clues. The largest giveaway in Decor To Adore history will be revealed next Friday.

Lacey said...

Beautiful job! Thanks for the inspiration!

Marie said...

I love that! Such beautiful plates. I like your choices in colors too!


MiniBinoy said...

OMG!!Amanda,this is an absolutely great idea!!Anybody wud get inspired!!

Robyn @ said...

Wow! Was a fabulous and creative idea! I collect vintage dishes such as these and would love to put them to another use besides just a regular plate. Now my only problem is deciding which ones to use for the project. Thanks for the inspiration.

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