My DIY Pedestals

Friday, February 12, 2021

Can you guess that my cake pedestals are dollar store creations???

I might be a bit obsessed with all things cake pedestal right now. Sooo, I have noticed around that you can make your own. When I saw this at I couldn’t help but try my own DIY pedestals. Her pedestals turned out so beautifully. Liz Marie gave several options to create DIY pedestals using a glass cup for the base. When I went in to the dollar store, the glass cups available were covered with words and wouldn’t look good turned upside down.

So my options were small bowls(cereal bowls). I flipped the bowls over. I purchased a glass plate for the top portion. Size does not matter and the more unique the better. You could get quite creative and play with the shape of your pedestal. I purchased my plates and bowls from the dollar store. Affordable and the easiest option! The thrift store would also be another great place to shop.

What You Need:

*Glass plate


*E 6000 Glue

Step 1: I cleaned all the stickers from the bowls and plates. I prepped the dishes by washing and drying them. I turned the bowl over to create the base for my plate.

Step 2: Using the E 6000 glue I placed a bead of glue on the base of the bowl and placed my plate on top. I basically “eye-balled” the center of the plate to the base of the bowl.

Step 3: Tip – I placed a heavy object in the bowl to help secure the bowl and plate. I waited 24 hours for the glue to become dry.

Step 4: After the glue is dry, turn your plate upright and you have a custom pedestal to use as cake stand, to display desserts, fruit, use in your decor, as a centerpiece on your table to display a pretty candle, for a party, & more.

Brunch for my Valentine

Since my pedestals will look great for any season, I chose to use these for a breakfast-brunch display for my Valentine.

I hope you enjoyed my DIY pedestals and you are inspired to create some of your own. Thanks for checking out my rustic and refound DIY project today. Always sharing my wild west stylin’ for my wild west livin.’

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