I’ve realized after blogging for a little over a year how much sucker I am for anything rustic. Yes, the theme has been used a lot recently in weddings, but I still love it and I don’t think anything says more “woodland rustic chic” than a cakstand made out of real wood. Are you throwing an indoor wedding and having diffuculty bringing the outdoors in? How about surprising guests with 4- 5 log stands on a dessert table with mini cakes and pies on top and flowers scattered everywhere? Laurie, thank you again for such a lovely project!
The come in a variety of sizes ranging from 5 inches to 12 inches in
diameter. They are usually found in the section with the wood-burning
kits and other wood crafts. They are clean, sanded and ready to use.
Put a generous amount of extra strong wood glue on the surface. (see
wood plaque and press down firmly. Wipe away any excess glue with a
clean, damp cloth. (see figure 2)
least one hour. If you don’t have a wood clamp, you can stack a few
heavy books on top of your pedestal until it’s dry. (see figure 3)
4) or use as a base for a centerpiece. If you want to place food
directly on the wood surface, coat it first with a food-safe wood
sealer. If you would like to keep the wood it’s natural color, place a
piece of parchment paper beneath your cake or dessert.