In search of an reasonably priced and oh-so fairly approach to serve Easter desserts? This tiered DIY plate stand is made with merely thrift retailer plates, hardware from the house enchancment retailer, and naturally, somewhat elbow grease. The top result’s a stunning dessert stand that’s the right host for candy treats at not just for Easter, however at bridal and child showers too. And the cherry on the sundae? It may be disassembled and saved away when not in use, saving on valuable space for storing.
- Three coordinating plates: small, medium, giant
- 12″L x 1/four″ thick threaded rod
- 5 – 1/four″ screw nuts
- One – 1/four″ flat screw nut
- Three – 1/four″ washers
- Electrical drill
- Pen or marker
- 1/four″ tile and stone drill bit
- Painter’s tape
- Lamp finial
1. Tape over the middle of the prime and backside of the plate with painter’s tape. Mark the middle of the place with a pen; that is your drill mark.
2. Utilizing a drill fitted with a 1/four″ tile and stone drill bit, drill via the plate making use of solely mild strain to keep away from cracking. Let the drill do the work.
Repeat steps 1 & 2 on the opposite two plates.
three. Screw a nut onto one finish of the threaded rod about 1/four″.
four. Slide on the most important plate beneath the 1/four″ nut, adopted by the washer and the flat nut. Tighten the nuts on the highest and backside of the plate.
5. On the other finish of the rod, screw on one other nut in order that it sits about four.5″ above the nut sitting on the massive plate. On prime of that nut place a washer, then the medium plate.
6. To carry the plate in place, add one other nut on prime of the medium plate. Tighten each the highest and backside nuts.
7. Repeat steps 5 & 6 with the smallest plate.
eight. Screw the finial onto the highest of the rod.