Homemade Cake Plate and Cake!

If you've read any of my posts you know I love my Goodwill, thrifty, junk, yard sale finds.  Plus you've found out this gal is recently hooked on spray paint.  It's addicting!  Wonder if I said, "I'm addicted to spray paint" while checking out 4 cans at Hobby Lobby, they would worry about me?  ;-)

My latest little project began with a find at the Goodwill several months ago.  This little ceramic pedestal.

It's 'cute' but just not anything I would use, even though I love tulips.
I've been looking for a cake stand everywhere.  Never finding just what I wanted for this frugal gals price.  Last weekend I had an 'ah ha' moment, grabbed this little baby and gave her a new coat of Antique White spray.

Much better!
Take one large free platter from my mom (it was free to her too) and Voila!

"New" cake pedestal plate for $1.30
The bottom rim of the plate sits perfectly atop the pedestal!
No, I haven't glued it down, yet.  Trying to decide if I want to attach it permanently.

What's a new cake plate without a cake?
So let's whip one up.

This is a new recipe for me.  It's called Gram's Best Brown Sugar Cake from Kraft Foods.
The recipe link is HERE.
I opted not to put the powdered sugar on top of mine.
Teen daughter and I had a piece tonight right AFTER I made the photos.
Easy cake recipe ~ Simply DEEEE Lish!

I'm linking in to a few blog parties!  Be sure to check each one of them out for thrifty treasure finds and great food recipe inspirations.

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17 comments:

  1. Sherri, that is a darling cake plate, and I love that bundt cake... it looks SO good. I wish I had a piece right now.

    Happy Foodie Friday...

    XO,

    Sheila :-)

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  2. Great job with the cake stand...

    Your cake looks delish too!

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  3. Good idea with the paint and the cake looks wonderful. I decided to start my blog after the luncheon we both went to in February. If you come to Atlanta let me know as I would meet you for lunch.
    Joyce

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  4. Hi Sherri,
    My first visit here. Great idea to paint it and add the plate on top.
    Thanks for sharing!
    Living it up at Lakewood,
    Cindy

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  5. Love the cake plate and the cake! Thanks for sharing them with us! BTW I love the barn photo!

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  6. What a fabulous solution for that cake pedestal. The cake looks really great on it. Thanks for linking up to What Did You Bake Today with a wonderful recipe.

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  7. Oh that cake looks delicious! And I love your frugal find!

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  8. Love the cakestand. Super idea and the cake looks fabulous. Hugs, Marty

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  9. Is it washable? It looks wonderful, but I'm wondering how you got paint to adhere to glass. The cake looks delicious. Have a great day.

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  10. I love your cake plate. Your cake look GREAT!!! on it. What a wonderful way to display the two. THANKS!!! Geri

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  11. I too love cake plates and pedestals for all kinds of things. Don't you just want to hoot and hollar when you find just a great item at the thrift store. I am actually working on a decorative cake plate for next weeks posting for a Halloween stand. I have been thinking all week about it! hahaha.
    Loved your post!
    Blessings,
    Debbie

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  12. Every time I see a bundt cake I think of the movie "My Big Fat Greek Wedding"...LOL!

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  13. Yummy cake and pretty cake pedestals!..Christine

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  14. That looks great! Love the cake plate now all we need is some coffee to go with that yumalicious cake!!!
    Hugs~
    Robin
    All Things Heart and Home

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  15. Great transformation! I've seen some cute cake plates made this way. The options are endless. What kind of paint exactly did you use?

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  16. Great transformation! I've seen some cute cake plates made this way. The options are endless. What kind of paint exactly did you use?

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