19 Cake Stands for Every Wedding

Courtesy of Sarah's Stands

Finding just the right stand for your wedding cake can be tricky. These options—from colorful to classic—will make spotlighting your sweetest treat a piece of ... well, you know. Sarah's Stands, including the one featured underneath this cake by Hey There, Cupcake, come in many hues—and in sizes up to 22 inches.

Picture Perfect Black Tie Affair Cake Stand, from $119, SarahsStands.com.

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Wood Cake Stand

Courtesy of Kaufmann Mercantile

Handcrafted in Japan, this dark walnut cake stand is built to last using the same methods and tools are furniture legs. You'll be able to use this again at family celebrations for years to come—and maybe even at your children's weddings.

Kaufmann Mercantile Walnut Cake Stand, $249, Kaufmann-Mercantile.com.

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Pink Glass Cake Stand

Courtesy of Fishs Eddy

Hand pressed from the original molds used in the early 1900s by Cambridge Glass, the Inverted Thistle pattern on this cake stand would add a romantic vintage touch to your dessert table.

Inverted Thistle Rose Cake Stand, $79.95, Fishseddy.com.

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Glam Cake Stand

Courtesy of Canvas Home

With a hand-painted metallic gold plate and an unglazed base, this cake stand proves just how beautiful it can be when opposites attract.

Canvas Home Dauville Cake Stand in Gold, $98, CanvasHomeStore.com.

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Modern Cake Stand

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Getting married at an art museum? This poppy red cake stand by Dutch design team, Jansen + Co, will fit right in.

Jansen + Co Cake Stand, from $40, APlustore.com.

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Waterford Crystal Cake Stand

Courtesy of Waterford

This classic cake stand is definitely a splurge—but consider it an heirloom in the making.

Limited Edition House of Waterford Crystal Museum Collection Footed Cake Plate, $3,500, Waterford.com.

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Square Glass Cake Stand

Courtesy of Classic Hostess

A square cake needs a square cake stand—this vintage-chic version comes in a variety of fun hues.

Elizabeth Square Glass Cake Stand in Amber, $71.50, ClassicHostess.com.

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Pewter Cake Stand

Courtesy of Bloomingdales

Go traditional with a pewter pick by Reed & Barton.

Reed & Barton Heritage Large Cake Stand, $150, Bloomingdales.com.

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Luxe Cake Stand

Courtesy of Neiman Marcus

This cake stand is all about the details—from the bright blue lapis plate to the tiny snail made of precious stones on the base.

Michael Aram Enchanted Garden Cake Pedestal, $795, NeimanMarcus.com.

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Retro Cake Stand

Courtesy of Rejuvenation

Depression-era jadeite is experiencing a resurgence, thanks to designs like this one by Mosser Glass.

Mosser Pressed Glass Cake Plate, $70, Rejuvenation.com.

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Personalized Wood Cake Stand

Whitney Ott

Get a customized cake stand to commemorate your special day and your new last name.

AHeirloom Hardwood Maple Cake Stand, $70, AHeirloom.com.

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Quirky Cake Stand

Patrick A. Flanig

Want to eat your leftover wedding cake for breakfast the day after? This cake plate tells you too, so don't feel guilty.

Kate Spade New York All in Good Taste Glass Cake Plate, $35, Macys.com.

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Marble Cake Stand

Courtesy of Sur La Table

This chic cake stand works with any style of cake on it, and would be a timeless addition to your home to use after your wedding.

Sur la Table White Marble Cake Stand, $60, SurlaTable.com.

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Brass and Marble Cake Stand

Courtesy of ABC Home

Does your fiancé have classic tastes, but you love everything modern? This marble-and-brass cake stand is the perfect blend of the two styles.

Tom Dixon Form Cake Stand, $180, ABCHome.com.

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Simple Cake Stand

Courtesy of Canvas Home

Are you serving pies instead of a wedding cake? This sweet and simple design is just the thing for low-key brides who don't want to fuss too much over décor.

Canvas Home Abbesses Cake Stand in Blue, $60, CanvasHomeStore.com.

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Terra Cotta Cake Stand

Courtesy of Vietri

Made in Tuscany using 13th century techniques, this terra cotta cake stand would look charming at a casual garden party wedding in the spring.

Vietri Bellezza White Cake Stand, $120, Vietri.com.

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Gold Cake Stand

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These cake stands—that look constructed out of layers of golden chord–are a must have for any boho bride.

Spun Gold Cake Stand, from $38, bhldn.com.

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Low-Footed Cake Stand

Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia

The elegant lines of this cake plate would make a sophisticated-but-casual addition to your dessert table.

Martha Stewart Collection Low Footed Cake Plate, $84.99, Macys.com.

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Bright and Bold Cake Stand

Mike Krautter Photography

Put desserts on a palette-abiding pedestal. Glitterville Studio's melamine cake and cupcake stands are offered in 12 splashy hues.

Melamine cake stands, from $48, Glitterville.com.

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