C A K E S TA N D YOU NEED: plates smal plates vases pencil & ruler glue based for glass Cute and tough, you decide. Surch at the flea market,in the secondhand-store or in grandmaÂ´s shelves of old plates, bowls and vases. A tip for making the cakestand; the broader vases, the less space on the plate. Measure your way to the middle of the plate so that the cakestand is straight. Start with the largest plate in the bottom and finish with the smallest on top. Fasten together with glue based for glass.