Lovely DIY Outdoor Cake Stand

My husband like many of us loves sweets and today he asked to prepare a cake. His desire made me think of this lovely DIY Outdoor Cake Stand.You can decorate your outdoor space with this rustic piece of furniture which will fit perfectly the natural surroundings.


Here are the materials you need this DIY Outdoor Cake Stand : a cross-cut wood plaque (round or oval), a cross-section of a tree limb   (Make sure the top and bottom are parallel), Titebond Ultimate wood glue (or similar extra strong wood glue), a large wood clamp.Take your tree limb section and wipe the cut surface clean.  Put a generous amount of extra strong wood glue on the surface.


Place the limb section in the center of the back side your wood plaque and press down firmly.  Wipe away any excess glue with a clean, damp cloth.

Place the two joined pieces in a wood clamp and let dry for at least one hour.   If you do not have a wood clamp, you can stack a few heavy books on top of your pedestal until it is dry.

Use your pedestals to display cakes and desserts or use as a base for a centerpiece.   If you want to place food directly on the wood surface, coat it first with a food-safe wood sealer.  If you would like to keep the wood it is natural color, place a piece of parchment paper beneath your cake or dessert.{found on oncewed}