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Homemade Dessert Stand



It started innocently enough. I needed a center piece. My friend Danielle suggested a bright-colored antique dessert stand or cake plate. I searched the city and couldn't find what I wanted for the price I was willing to pay. I found a white one at Target that could have done the trick, but I'd have to paint it and who knows how that would have ended up. But I had a little stroke of creativity and found this beautiful plate and bowl while at Target. With a little Super Glue and a little less than $10 bucks I made my own cake plate.  I haven't been able to stop. I picked up this gorgeous hand-painted plate and a matching red bowl at our local thrift shop.  I now have seven sets in all different colors and just bought a bunch more to give as Christmas gifts.

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