I made 6 of these for my wedding to serve cookies on! I used plates that were my wedding colors. Turned out great but I had a hard time getting the glue to hold. Glue a bowl, 2 plates and 2 candlestick holders together....dollar store craft. Put dip in bowl! This is awesome and endless, will go great with the plate and candlestick cake plate I made... Hmmm, what else can come of these I wonder.
31 Easy & Clever DIY Crafts and Project Ideas
Sometimes you don't have a cake stand (or the one or two you have are being used) so this tutorial shows how to make one out of styrofoam and then dress it up. I don't think you could put something really heavy on it, but baked goods would be no problem, and you could size it to exactly what you needed!