If you like to take inspiration from the past, a vintage cake stand is a good place to start. Whether you’re a keen baker or more of a monthly cake maker, an antique cake stand will make all your finished products look even better. From dome lids to pretty glass cutwork, our design experts have hand-selected a few of the best vintage cake stands for you to find your perfect match.
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Vintage Cake Holder with Decorative Options
One Allium Way®
Perfect For: Enhancing the charm of your kitchen and celebrations
What We Like: Versatility in decoration and usage
This vintage cake holder is the ideal accessory to elevate the presentation of your delicious baked creations, whether during birthday parties or everyday occasions. Not only does it serve as a beautiful centerpiece, but it also allows you to add a personal touch with various adornments such as signs, ornaments, and faux flowers. Transform your kitchen and impress your guests with this eye-catching, multifunctional cake holder.
To create a stunning visual, pair the cake holder with a coordinating tablecloth and use complementary decorative elements for a cohesive and well-thought-out display.
Rustic Metal & Wood Display Stand
Perfect For: Showcasing desserts, fruits, and plants
What We Like: The combination of galvanized silver metal and vintage wood
This rustic metal and wood display stand features a galvanized silver metal scalloped rim and a vintage wood top that adds a touch of charm to any setting. It's perfect for presenting cakes, cupcakes, fruits, or plants in style, making it an excellent serving accessory for weddings, parties, cafes, restaurants, and bakeries. The stand is easy to display on any table or countertop surface, adding a hint of rustic elegance to your space.
To maximize its appeal, arrange colorful desserts or plants in varying heights, and use the stand as a centerpiece for your tablescape at special occasions or everyday celebrations.
Vintage-Style Cupcake Stand Set
Perfect For: Displaying decor and memorabilia with a touch of nostalgia
What We Like: Versatile, stackable design
This set of three vintage-style cupcake stands is perfect for showcasing your jewelry, trinkets, candles, plants, or small decor in a kitchen or living room. Designed to work individually or stacked together, they create a beautiful cascading display for your cherished items. Please note that this item is for decorative purposes only and is not food safe. Suitable for indoor use only, it conveniently ships in 1 carton.
Place it on a sideboard or console table, and combine it with antique or rustic-themed accessories to create a charming, nostalgic atmosphere in your home.
Vintage Round 2-Tier Pine Wood Stand
One Allium Way®
Perfect For: Showcasing unique collections and creating inviting centerpieces
What We Like: Handcrafted details and versatile size
Embrace rustic charm with this round 2-tier stand, crafted from nut brown pine wood and featuring elegant, arabesque-patterned rims. Measuring 11.75 D x 17.75 H inches (30.0 D x 45.0 H cm), it's perfect for displaying your favorite items on countertops, tables, or vanities. Expect natural variations in the wood grain, thanks to its hand-made construction with carved accents on the column and feet. Ideal for presenting garden vegetables, plants, desserts, and more, it adds warmth and character to any setting.
Pair this stand with an assortment of vintage-inspired decor items, such as mason jars, distressed wood signs, and lace table runners, to complete a farmhouse-style look.
Tiered Bone China Stand with Vintage Designs
Perfect For: Eclectic afternoon tea centerpiece
What We Like: Unique designs from three different decades
This tiered bone china stand features three distinct designs from the 1960s (Golden Rose), 1980s (Rose Blush), and 1990s (Bouquet), creating an opulent and vintage-inspired centerpiece for your afternoon tea. Each plate highlights its specific colors and patterns, perfect for displaying your favorite cakes and appetizers. The stand comes beautifully presented in a Royal Albert 100 Years gift box, making it a fantastic gift or addition to your collection.
Pair this tiered stand with classic bone china teaware and fresh flowers placed in a vintage vase to create an elegant, timeless, and sophisticated afternoon tea experience.
White Farmhouse Tiered Serving Stand
Ophelia & Co.
Perfect For: Enhancing coffee tables, side tables, and dining areas
What We Like: Felt or rubber stoppers for furniture protection
This white farmhouse tiered serving stand is the perfect decorative piece for coffee and side tables, dining areas, and kitchens. Designed with felt or rubber stoppers at the base, it prevents scratching furniture and table tops while staying securely in place. Please note, this item is not food-safe and should be used for decorative purposes only. Ideal for indoor use, this single tiered server brings a touch of rustic charm to your home.
Place the stand in your living room as an accent piece, adorned with candles, small potted plants, or even a stack of your favorite books for a cozy, farmhouse-inspired vibe.
Vintage-Inspired Bone China Tiered Stand
Perfect For: Displaying cakes and appetizers during afternoon tea
What We Like: Eye-catching blend of three historical designs
Featuring the elegance of 1900s Regency, 1910s Duchesse, and 1940s English Chintz patterns, this bone china tiered stand artfully combines three alluring designs as a stunning centerpiece for your afternoon tea. Each plate spotlights its unique color and pattern, offering an opulent and vintage-inspired look. The stand flawlessly displays your favorite cakes and appetizers, beautifully presented in a Royal Albert 100 Years gift box.
To elevate the vintage aesthetic, use delicate tea cups and tableware with matching patterns or similar colors, creating a harmonious and nostalgic atmosphere for your guests.
11-inch Jadeite Cake Stand with Ruffled Edging
Perfect For: Showcasing desserts, hors d'oeuvres, or even a centerpiece at stylish dinner parties
What We Like: Elegant, vintage-inspired design and versatile usage
This spectacular 11-inch Jadeite Cake Stand features handmade milk glass construction with ruffled edging in the signature pale green hue of jadeite. Designed for long-term use, it is not only perfect for displaying desserts, but also ideal for presenting fresh fruit, hors d'oeuvres, or as a stunning centerpiece at dinner gatherings. With Martha Stewart's endorsement, this Cake Stand is a testament to thoughtful design and high-quality craftsmanship, making it an essential addition to any well-curated tabletop.
When using the Cake Stand as a centerpiece, consider adding candles, flowers, or seasonal decorations to elevate its visual appeal and complement the refined elegance of your table setting.
11'' Round Wooden Table Top Plate Stand
One Allium Way®
Perfect For: Showcasing favorite decorative plates with a touch of rustic elegance
What We Like: Intricate scrollwork base and natural wooden construction
This 11-inch round wooden table top plate stand features intricate scrollwork on its base, making it an amazing addition to your dining table. The stand is perfect for displaying your favorite decorative plates in style while complementing traditional decor. Its wooden construction adds a touch of rustic elegance, making it a lovely choice for adorning any dining space or living room.
Pair this plate stand with decorative plates featuring warm hues or rich patterns to create an eye-catching focal point on your dining table or sideboard.
Farmhouse Style Single Cake Stand
Perfect For: Displaying small decor pieces and memorabilia
What We Like: Felt or rubber stoppers at the base
This charming farmhouse style single cake stand is designed to showcase your jewelry, trinkets, candles, plants, or small decor items in a compact and friendly setting. Ideal for use in your kitchen or living room, the stand provides added height to enhance your existing decor. With felt or rubber stoppers at the base, it protects your furniture and table tops from scratches while preventing sliding around. Please note that this stand is for decorative purposes only and is not food safe. Ships in one carton and is best suited for indoor use.
To create a versatile display area, pair this cake stand with similarly styled accents and complementary items in different sizes and heights for an eye-catching and harmonious arrangement.
Cake Pedestal with Glass Dome Stand
The GG Collection
Perfect For: Showcasing and serving delectable cakes and desserts
What We Like: Elegant design and versatile functionality
This cake pedestal with a glass dome stand boasts a brown cast aluminum base and dome top, featuring a classic leaf and finial cone motif that adds sophistication to any setting. The dishwasher and microwave safe ceramic plate in a rich cream finish ensures easy cleaning and user convenience. It's the perfect display and serving piece for showcasing your delicious cakes while keeping them covered and fresh.
Create a centerpiece at your next gathering by placing a meticulously decorated cake or an assortment of pastries on the pedestal, along with complementing tableware for a cohesive and elegant presentation.
Mosaic Vintage Cake Stand
Godinger Silver Art Co
Available in blue, clear, or pink, this beautiful cake stand is made of glass and features a traditionally round shape. Conveniently, it is also dishwasher safe so you won’t have to worry about any of the embossed detail fading away.
Inspired by delicate vintage patterns, this cake stand has a mosaic-style design all the way around. Due to the three different colors available, you could go for blue or pink to make a statement and add a pop of color to your kitchen. Or, keep things more versatile with the clear option that will match anything.
Delicate Pink Depression Glass Cake Plate
Dishwasher safe, this cake stand is inspired by 1930s designs. Crafted from glass, it has a round shape and a slightly sunken surface so you can easily transfer items. The stand itself is shorter, which will also make displaying easier.
Shabby Chic Antique Cake Stand
One Allium Way®
Crafted from long-lasting metal, this cake stand has a distressed antique white finish. It features intricately carved lace detailing that hangs down from the surface and an embossed lace design on the bottom. Measuring nine inches tall, it weighs 1.5lbs.
Although its main purpose is to be used as a cake stand, this product would also look good in a hallway as a keys bowl. Its shabby chic finish is perfect for farmhouse or coastal chic décor schemes, as is the antique white color. Or, you could use it as a unique fruit bowl in your kitchen.
Antique Glass Cake Stand with Dome
Red Barrel Studio®
This two-in-one set includes a white ceramic plate and glass dome lid. The plate has two raised edges for carrying and an understated design that allows your food to take center stage. It is not dishwasher safe.
Due to the dome lid included with this cake stand, it is a great choice for outside events or hot weather climates. Your food will last for longer and will be protected from bugs. However, the fact that it lies flat on a table means it isn’t the best choice if you have pets who are likely to jump up.
Printed Antique Cake Plate
Made from bone china, this three-tier cake stand is accentuated by a hand-painted gold rim around the edge. Each plate is differently sized for a true antique look. The pattern featured on each plate is vintage hummingbirds and foliage.
A stunning option if you host a lot of afternoon events, this stand’s three tiers will give your event a pretty and traditional look. Plus, the printed pattern won’t look too jarring due to its black and white color scheme. You can also assemble each plate individually, meaning you don’t have to use all three at once.
Gold Antique Pedestal Cake Stands
This set of three stands is made from high-quality iron and crystal. They have a dripping lace and crystal design which gives them a glam and regal look perfect for more formal events. All three are different sizes.
2 Piece Muirfield Cake Pedestal Set from the Style Study: Vintage Barn event at Joss and Main!
Square pedestal cake plate stands, clear glass, with ornamental motifs and skirt like molding. A welcome addition in a rustic, vintage and Victorian style inspired kitchen. A boon for anyone who loves to bake cakes!
A dainty pink cake stand with a bunny topped glass cover could be the perfect housewarming or wedding gift for a youngster setting up housekeeping. Add to a white or blue kitchen touched with pink, or use for seasonal holidays.
Vintage Antique Duncan Miller Glass Pedestal Cake Stand Plate Giant Hobnail
Beautiful vintage pedestal cake stand with clear glass beads trim - a beauty like this is indispendable in a Victorian era inspired kitchen decor - as long as you like cakes! Clear glass lid has a convenient globe handle.
The glass pedestal cake plate from the late thirties. It is formed in square, but has also the round pattern of convex ornaments - ideal for placing there a cake. The whole is transparent, but colored on the nice shade of willow-green.
An antique vintage Victorian glass pedestal cake stand with a unique etched tea leaf design. It features clear glass beads rim and a stable stand to hold up your precious cake. The cake stand inspires Victorian era sophistication in your kitchen.
Blue tinted molded pedestal glass cake plate perfect for a dainty round cake displayed on top of a protective paper lace doily. It will make a lovely centerpiece for that special tea party you have been planning for so long.
"Harp" pattern cake plate in ice blue, by Jeannette Glass Company 1950's
Portia Cake Stand & Dome - 30cm/12" from William Yeoward Crystal
Glass cake stand pedestal cake stand
A cute DIY-made cake stand created from an upturned tulip-shaped glass of clear glass filled with artificial pearls, blinded at the bottom, and having a stem foot glued to a round cake plate of clear glass with a textured radial design.
Raspberry Lemon Coconut Cake Oh, my goodness! Three of my favorite flavors packed into one gorgeous cake! Will be trying this.
*VASELINE GLASS: Beautiful Antique, Thousand Eye Pattern Pedestal Cake Plate Stand
Pink - Milk Glass Vintage Cake Plate..
Pretty in Purple and Green Cake Pedestal Cupcake by MarshHome, $20.00
10" Pink Milk Glass Pedestal Cake Stand
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Too Pretty to Put Cake on Cake Stand
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Purple depression glass cake plate with intricate detailing beneath the plate. This is the pedestal cake plate that you keep in the special decorative plate hutch and only bring out for the most important occasions. A lovely collector’s item.
Decor Bon Bon Hue Tall Pedestal Cake Stand
Vintage Cake Stand / 13 Vintage Cake Plate by TheRocheStudio I love cake stands!
Gorgeous decorative arrangement with a holiday, festive look to it, making for a wonderful cake stand with two-tiered plates. The colorful design combined with a present figurine on top makes sure this piece will nicely fit a Christmas table.
Bianca Pedestal Cake Stand
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