Modern Cake Stands

If you are planning an event that will have a contemporary theme you may want to look at modern cake stands that will fit the event. Using the right cake stand can really enhance your display and make the dessert truly memorable.

The beauty of modern stands is that their often simple design is a good fit for a number of uses. Since the design often isn’t as intricate this type of display can be used in a number of ways either as a cupcake stand, an attractive appetizer tray or as a cake stand.

By using simple, clean lines modern stands don’t overpower the displayed dessert with too much detail; instead they showcase the beautiful design of the decorated cake. Continue reading

Cupcake Stands

Cupcakes are one of those desserts that are both fun and festive, and with the right cupcake stands they can help set the tone for your event. Cupcakes are so versatile they are appropriate for everything from birthday parties to weddings. When shopping for the right type of cupcake stand for a specific event, there are a few questions you should ask to make sure you will find the perfect way to display your little creations.

There are many basic and creative ways to present cupcakes from tiered stands to displays made specifically for cupcakes. Finding just the right display piece can really make a difference in your final presentation. If you plan on creating mini individual cakes, each with their own unique decoration, then you should go with a stand that will help to enhance the individual designs. Continue reading

Pedestal Cake Stands

A pedestal cake stand is a wonderful accessory to have on hand. Not only do they offer an elegant way to display a beautifully decorated cake, but they can be used to display other things on your table as well. In this guide we’ll give a brief history of cake stands as well as some tips on how to use them and the types of you can expect to find from floating to pedestal cake stands.

In addition to using a pedestal cake stand to hold a beautifully decorated cake, you can also use it in a number of other ways: Continue reading

Tiered Cake Stands

If you are searching for an elegant way to display a beautifully decorated cake, consider a tiered cake stand. Tiered cake stands are quite popular for weddings and for other formal events. An attractive 3 tiered cake stand can truly enhance the beauty of any cake – even one that has a simple decoration.

By simply displaying a featured dessert at several heights you will also increase your options for decorating this centerpiece dessert. You can also create a design that flows from one layer to the next and get more creative with your decorating. With these few basic tips you can easily find the right type of tiered cake display for your special event, or even for home use to enhance the desserts you make and serve at home. Continue reading

Antique Cake Stands

Using a cake stand is a great way to display a decorated or featured cake, but some of them are very generic. If you want something more distinct or meaningful consider using an antique cake stand, which can be especially fun if the dessert is for a family gathering.

An antique stand can be especially meaningful if it was handed down from your grandmother or great grandmother. If you don’t have one that was handed down from a family member, you may consider finding one that was from the same time period so you can still some sort of personal connection to it. There are a few places to find these cake stands if you weren’t lucky enough to get one as a family heirloom. Continue reading