Making your own cupcake tree stand will save you money and give you
the chance to customize the looks of it. Homemade cupcake trees are
a quick and inexpensive craft that will make a beautiful centerpiece
for a party.
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How to Make a Cupcake Tree Tower
You will need moving boxes of various sizes or pieces of
Empty small clean cans or small boxes for middle support
Look through your kitchen for large-medium size lids, pans or
bowls to use as your pattern. Depending on if you want a three
layer tower or four find lids of varying sizes.
2 yds or more of contact paper
ribbon, trim, lace or ric rac about 3-4 yards
hot glue gun
Trace your lid circles on the cardboard.
Cut out cardboard circles with an exacto knife. Cover each circle
with a sheet of contact paper. Contact paper will make it easy to
clean up your cupcake tree after each use.
With a hot glue gun glue ribbon to edges of cardboard circle
Cover cans with contact paper. Hot glue cans to middle of cardboard
Square Box Cupcake Stand
Collect boxes of various shapes and sizes that will work well for a
Cover with colored contact paper, wallpaper or wrapping paper. Add
ribbon or trim if desired. Hot glue layers together.
Easy Cake Plate Project
If you want an easy display for a cake instead of cupcakes. Try
Matching plate and bowl set
Where to buy a Cupcake Tree Stand
If you don't have the time or want to make your own cupcake tree,
try some of these.