DIY Cupcake Stands

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We love to serve cupcakes at parties, and creative cupcake stands are a great way to go! Get inspired to make a cupcake stand of your own with these 13 awesome DIY projects.
1. Rustic Cupcake Stand

Rustic-themed weddings are popular right now, and a tree-inspired cupcake stand will fit right in. This DIY project shows how easy it can be to make a creative cupcake stand that can later be reused to hold knickknacks or other small items in your home. It only requires a few supplies to make, and the finished result looks like a tree, with the adorable added touch of a wooden swing. Food-safe wooden shelves stick out from the base of the tree to hold many cupcakes, favors, or other small goodies. Party guests will love the charming result.
2. Game Night Cupcake Stand

If you want to impress your guests the next time you’re having them over to watch a baseball game, this DIY baseball-themed cupcake stand is sure to hit a homerun. People love to gather around the snack table at parties, so they will love how fun this cupcake stand looks. It’s really easy to make, too, using just a dozen baseballs, three wooden disks, and a few other simple supplies. Baseball stitching details are simple to add, and tie the look together. You can use the stand to display popcorn and peanuts, just like you’re at a game!

3. Retro 80's Cupcake Stand

80’s themed parties are a blast to throw, and there are many ways to get creative with the décor. A giant Rubik’s Cube, neon cassette tapes, and records are fun details to use for a DIY cupcake stand and snack bowls that will help take you back to the 80’s in style. Best of all, this decor shared uses inexpensive materials that are much cheaper than buying from a party store. Guests will be thrilled with these awesome blasts from the past that you made all by yourself. To read more, check out:   
4. Dollar Store Cupcake or Display Stand

The dollar store offers some amazing items that can be used to make easy and inexpensive DIY projects. This treat stand uses a dollar store plastic vase and tray, and a few other simple items, to create a ceramic-look dessert stand. It’s amazing how easy this project is to make, and you get such an elegant result in the end. The stand is perfect to display cupcakes and many other types of desserts, and can also be used to display flowers as a centerpiece. To see the full tutorial, visit

5. Triple-Tiered Cupcake Stand

A simple, tiered cupcake stand can be great to use for multiple occasions. This DIY shows you how to make one that is sturdy and will last you through the years. It’s an easy DIY project to make, and all you’ll need are a few wood pieces, some paint, and a few more supplies to put it all together. You’ll then have the perfect all-purpose cupcake or treat stand that can be dressed up or left plain to suit a variety of holidays and parties. To read the full post, check out:

6. Crafted Spring Cupcake Stand

From Easter to weddings, springtime brings so many opportunities for a party... and, that means plenty of opportunities for serving dessert! To display cupcakes and other treats, make a cupcake stand that is perfect for the spring season with this easy DIY project. It requires just a few supplies to make, including an inexpensive cardboard cupcake stand. Patterned scrapbook paper is used to add the springtime look. This project is easy to do, and creates a cute and festive cupcake stand your party guests will love. To read the full tutorial, visit   
7. Cupcake Stand To Craft Storage

Wondering what to do with your cupcake stand when it’s not being used? It can become the perfect storage solution for your craft supplies. This DIY project personalizes a pre-made cupcake stand, and repurposes it to hold bottles of craft paint. This is an easy project to make, and you’ll only need a few supplies to finish it. You’ll likely already have them on hand if you make arts and crafts as a hobby. Once your paint bottles are organized, you’ll love how easy it is to quickly find each color. To read the full post, check out       

8. DIY Halloween Cupcake Stand

This adorable DIY cupcake stand is perfect for a Halloween party, and isn’t scary at all to make. Your guests will love how cute and creative the stand is, and you’ll love how easy and inexpensive it is. It’s also very quick to put together. All you’ll need are a few simple supplies (and lots of googly eyes!) that can be found at any craft store. You can even make a cupcake stand for other holidays, using the same basic steps. Check out the full blog post and video tutorial at  

9. Personalized Cupcake Stands

Birthdays are extra special, and are a wonderful occasion to show someone special that you care. With this simple DIY project by Hometalkers Trish & Bonnie, you can treat the birthday boy or girl with a cupcake pedestal that is personalized just for them! These colorful little stands are so easy to make, and only require a few supplies. The finished result is an adorable little cupcake stand, personalized with a glittery initial, that can hold a delicious treat. It’s a present that anyone would think is super sweet. Read the full blog post at

10. Rainbow Themed Cupcake Stand

Mason jars are a trendy and versatile item to use in making crafts right now, and can be found at most craft stores. If you need a fun and colorful cupcake stand for a party, they are just perfect to use when making this simple DIY project. You’ll just need to gather up a few additional supplies to build it, including the paint colors of your choice. You’ll love how the painted mason jars create a rainbow of colors, while also providing solid support for the cupcake stand. Check out the full blog post at:  
11. Coloring Book Cupcake Stand

The pages of a coloring book help add a beautiful springtime design to a cupcake stand with this fun and easy DIY project. You can trace your favorite floral coloring book designs right onto cupcake stand plates, and then color them in to create a pretty and colorful effect. This project only requires a few supplies that are easy to find, and is simple to put together. The finished result is a lovely springtime cupcake stand that makes a fun addition to any snack table.Read the full post online at    
12. Wire Cupcake Stand

A simple, all-occasion cupcake stand is a great item to have on hand if you make cupcakes a lot. This easy DIY project shows you how to create a simple wire cupcake stand that is inexpensive to make. It’s easy to put together, and you’ll love the finished result. All you’ll need is wire, paint, and a few more supplies and tools. With a little bit of assembly, you’ll have an awesome cupcake stand that is perfect to use for a variety of parties and events. To read the full post, check out    

13. Tiered Table To Cupcake Stand

It can be a lot of fun making new creations by upcycling old furniture, as this easy DIY project shows. Here, an old tiered table is transformed into a cute little cupcake stand that is perfect for displaying treats. All that’s needed is a little bit of repair, a new coat of paint, and a few other finishing touches. After just a little bit of work, you have a cupcake stand that’s perfect for any occasion. You’ll love how easy and inexpensive it can be to repurpose old items for a new use. To read the full post, visit

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  • Pat Ruge Pat Ruge on Dec 05, 2017

    I was absolutely mesmerized by your "Never-ending Story". Your creativity seems to know no limits. Very creative, every one. I'm only sorry I got to "The End".

  • Kara Wurtzel Kara Wurtzel on Dec 07, 2017

    Every one of these is amazing! Now I'm in the mood for cupcakes...