Showing posts from December, 2011

DIY Cookie or Cake Tray

One of my favorite holiday traditions is to bake lots of goodies with my kids on Christmas eve.  The only thing is, we don't have a cute little display for their artwork of edible beauties.  Of course there are all kinds of cake stands, single or tiered, that correspond with each and every holiday out there that I could go and buy-but where's the fun in that?  Not to mention when you're spending all your extra money on Christmas gifts it doesn't give you much room to budget in expensive decor.
So I did a little research on how to make my own.  Anyone that knows me knows I will find a way to make something myself.  You can take an old candle holder and plate, hot glue together and have an elegant little cake platter, or even use an old wine glass instead of the candle holder.  This is a great idea and you could use mismatched items from your home or check the local good will.  I decided to go to the Dollar Tree and see what I could come up with.  I started to get the ho…