Alternative Uses for Cake Stands

Oh, how I'm a sucker for a pretty cake stand. But gather too many in your kitchen and you find you're rarely using many of them. Here are a few ideas for using those that aren't on dessert duty:

  • On the countertop. Use a cake stand out on the counter to store those oft-used staples for quick and easy use.
  • In the bathroom. Use a cake stand in the bathroom to store and display your nice-to-look-at toiletries.
  • On the vanity. By placing a cake stand on a dresser or vanity and filling it with jewelry, makeup, and perfumes, you create an instant station for getting ready in the mornings.
  • Candle holder. Arrange candles on a cake stand for an elevated, romantic centerpiece on the table.

Related: How To Make Your Own Cake Stands

(Images: via The Decorologist, via Poetic Home, House to Home, Real Simple)

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Regina is an architect who lives with her husband and children in Lawrence, KS. As a LEED Accredited Professional and longtime contributor to Apartment Therapy and The Kitchn, her focus is on healthy, sustainable living through design.