Easy Wooden Cake Stand // DIY

We’ve all had that time where you’ve got a beautiful cake (maybe one you’ve slaved over for hours), you expect it to look amazing on the table with the rest of the snacks at your party, but then it just looks, well, meh! It somehow gets lost amongst the rest of the food. Or is that just me? Putting a cake on a cake stand, is the simplest way to get your cake to stand out (quite literally!). And a DIY cake stand? That’s even better, in my opinion! And so, with that, my cake stand obsession continues…


This DIY cake stand really only needs about 10 minutes of your time, plus a little time for the paint to dry in between. Win! Continue reading

Marbled Cement Candle Holders // DIY

You know those DIYs that you start, but then you leave them sitting half finished for AGES? These gorgeous cement candle holders are one of those! I’m so glad I’ve finally finished them and now they can be put to good use.

DIY Marbled Cement Candle Holders with Copper Pipe // Simple Tutorial from Pure Sweet Joy

When I was dreaming up these candle holders I couldn’t find any tips for making the marble effect from cement, so I had to experiment a little to get it to a point where I was happy. If you don’t want the marble effect you can easily make them just using normal cement.

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