7 Fun Ways to Use Cake Stands This Christmas

Available in a number of sizes, colors, and styles, cake stands are perfect for holding so much more than just cake. And with Christmas just a matter of weeks away, we decided to share 7 of our favorite ways to use cake stands for decorative purposes this holiday season. Take a peek at our favorite ideas below and get ready to be inspired!

1. Ornaments 

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Stack your favorite colored round ornaments on your cake stand and top with the lid for a pretty centerpiece.

2. Cups & Drink Mix 

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Use a tiered cake stand to display cups and drink mixes such as tea, coffee, and hot chocolate.

3. Scented Candles 

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Grab your favorite winter scented candle (like peppermint or evergreen) and place on top of your cake stand. For a more festive look, add garnish such as pine and berries.

4. Santa’s Cookies 

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Whether you’re keeping cookies out for the whole month or just for Santa’s visit, try placing the cookies on a cake stand for a special presentation.

5. Gingerbread Houses 

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Whether a real gingerbread house or just a display, a cake stand makes these cute houses look regal.

6. Gifts 

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Stack gifts on top of each other and place on a cake stand for a fun decorative piece.

7. Snowy Scene 

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A snowy scene looks all the more pretty when on top of a cake stand. Add the lid and this scene even looks like a snowglobe!

Do you have any other creative ideas for using cake plates this holiday season? Which of our seven ideas is your favorite?