Beading / Jewelry

Glitzy Cake Stand

By  Jennifer & Kitty O'Neil 

size: varies

  • Glitzy Cake Stand


  • China plate, 10" diameter
  • Crystal candlestick, 4" tall
  • Chandelier prisms, 12
  • Small white shirt buttons, 12
  • Gold craft wire


  • Round-nose pliers and wire cutters
  • Dry erase marker
  • Clear silicone adhesive
  • 1. Cut 1-1/2" wire length. Use round-nose pliers to bend wire into "u" shape. Insert wire through buttonholes on buttons. Use round-nose pliers to twist two ends of wire into loops. Repeat to make 12 wired-buttons.
  • 2. Measure and mark 1/2" from edge on back of china plate using dry erase marker. Continue around plate, marking 12 evenly-spaced dots. Use clear silicone adhesive to adhere flat side of each wired-button to each mark on back of plate.
  • 3. Apply clear silicone adhesive to top of crystal candlestick. Press glued end of candlestick on center of back of plate.
  • 4. Hook one chandelier crystal through each wire loop on back of plate.
  • Tip
  • 1. Check out thrift stores or flea markets for lamps and other décor that are embellished with chandelier prisms for budget-friendly repurposing.