“All you need is LOVE, but a cupcake would also be nice.”
UPCYCLED CUPCAKE STAND
Over the years we have done a few posts that involve re-purposing glass shades from light fixtures. We made a Christmas tree and then a snowman and they are some of our top posts…..
Since these glass shades are so common to find at thrift stores, and the ReStore, we decided to try another fun project..cupcake stands cause who doesn’t love a cupcake.
This can be a fun display for an event, girlfriend’s get together, shower or even a wedding.
Now, if you really don’t find cupcakes to be your thing, ????, have no fear. You can easily swap out a larger plate and use it for cookies, crudite, or just about any party food.
So wanna build an upcycled cupcake stand:
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- Glass Shade Light Fixture, in various heights
- Strong Glue, this is what we recommend
- Cup Saucer Plates, we found ours at the thrift store
- Clean, and let dry, your saucers and glass shades.
- Apply an even coat the the glue on top of your shade.
- Quickly apply the saucer to the plate.
- Let it fully dry before use.
Note – If you were just doing a temporary display, that people wouldn’t necessarily be touching, you could just set the small plates on the light shades but they will not be sturdy. If you didn’t want a permanent situation, and didn’t want to just rest it on top, you could try hot glue. I haven’t tried it, but it should just attach and peel off.
If you’ve been around here, you know easy projects are a big hit and this one fits the bill. Have you ever repurposed a light shade? We would love to know what you made.
Before you leave, we would love it if you shared our project….