Display Treats on Moss-Covered Tiers

Create this distinctive stand to show off desserts at a party or reception.


To display the cupcakes and cookies, this garden-inspired tower was built out of plastic cake tiers and candlesticks.

To display the cupcakes and cookies, this garden-inspired tower was built out of plastic cake tiers and candlesticks.

Materials and Tools:

4 plastic cake tiers in graduated sizes (10", 12", 14", 16", etc.)
3 glass candlestick holders
sheet moss
hot glue gun


1. Cover the top of cake tiers with sheet moss, adhering moss with hot glue.

2. Use the largest moss-covered cake tier as the base of the display and glue the bottom of a candlestick to the center of the tier.

3. Repeat process for each tier, graduating in size with the smallest tier on top.

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