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DIY Modern Farmhouse Cake Stand

You guys!!! I am gushing with excitement! I have a super special treat for you today, literally! I have teamed up with my girl Tara from The Marble Kitchen, to bring you a tasty treat to wow your holiday guests and of course, an easy DIY Modern Farmhouse Cake Stand to display it on. We all know the holidays can get a bit hectic, especially if you are hosting family. Let us check a few things off your list this holiday season so you can enjoy yourself and let your mother-in-law believe you are a real domestic goddess  😉  

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When the holidays roll around, I always have a sudden urge to style my food and come up with pretty displays, usually heavily inspired by the latest Crate and Barrel catalog. But let’s be honest, to style your entire holiday party with their beautiful tableware could cost as much as Christmas itself. So I took a page from their modern farmhouse stylings and created a simple, high style cake stand to display your holiday food. You ready to get started? DIY Modern Farmhouse Cake Stand

DIY Modern farmhouse Cake Stand Supplies

Wooden Charger Platter
Metal Geometric Cube 
Leopard Print Pumpkins
Drill
Screws
Washers
Painters Tape
Screwdriver
Tape measure
Safety Glasses

DIY Modern Farmhouse Cake Stand

Step 1

Purchase or up-cycle a wooden plate or tray and a metal cube like this one I used. The geometric cube will be the base of the cake stand and should have a flat bottom on at least two sides. I purchased mine from Hobby Lobby while it was on sale for 50% off.DIY Modern Farmhouse Cake Stand

Step 2

Attach the base to the plate by first measuring the diameter of the wooden plate and mark the center point on the back of the tray.DIY Modern Farmhouse Cake Stand

Position the metal cube in the center and mark two spots to drill pilot holes for the screws. This should be done on the back side of the plate.  DIY Modern Farmhouse Cake Stand

Carefully drill your holes. I chose to drill pilot holes to prevent the wooden plate from cracking. Before drilling, make sure your drill bit is positioned as short as possible. If the drill bit still extends longer than the depth of the plate, use a piece of painters tape to mark your stopping point. This is important because you do not want to drill through the plate!DIY Modern Farmhouse Cake Stand

Attach the base of the cake stand to the wooden charger. I used a long screwdriver that reached through the cube to attach the base to the plate with the screws and washers. I used painters tape to hold the base in place while I tightened the screws. DIY Modern Farmhouse Cake StandDIY Modern Farmhouse Cake Stand

Step 3

Flip your cake stand over and enjoy! See, I told you it was easy 😉 For around $20 you can have this unique cake stand to display all your holiday goodies and impress your guests without breaking the bank!DIY Modern Farmhouse Cake Stand

Step 4

Head over to The Marble Kitchen to learn how to make this gorgeous chocolate mocha cake to display on your new modern farmhouse cake stand! I was lucky enough to spend the afternoon shooting this edible art with my friend Tara. DIY Modern Farmhouse Cake Stand

But the most blissful part of my day was when I shoveled that first bite of chocolaty goodness into my mouth! Let me just say it was to die for! It was just the right amount chocolate and sweetness with layered bits of mocha. You seriously MUST try it!DIY Modern Farmhouse Cake Stand

Step 5

Impress your holiday guests and let your mother-in-law believe you are a true domestic goddess. Let’s face it, this is the real win! DIY Modern Farmhouse Cake Stand

Don’t forget to stop by The Marble Kitchen to get the full recipe for this beautiful and delicious chocolate mocha cake! Tara makes incredibly tasty desserts and you will not be disappointed.  DIY Modern Farmhouse Cake Stand

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