Easy DIY cupcake stand tutorials!! Many different styles! You could also use as an Hors d'oeuvres tower for appetizers, party favor displays, these can be really multi-functional. lots of possibilities. Make a plain one and then you can add ribbons, trim, rhinestones, paper edging, whatever to fit each occasion!
I am going to do this!! Stained Glass Cake Stand. Fill the bottom of a 12" cake pan with CHEAP, plastic, transparent pony beads. Baked them in a 425 degree oven for 30-40 minutes until all the beads had melted. Let the pan cool for 20 minutes, then flip the melted bead 'plate' out Finally, I glued it to a dollar store candle stick and, presto! Cake stand!