Beautiful Wedding Cake Stand Inspiration

You've probably spent lots of time thinking about your wedding cake, but what about your wedding cake stand? Here is some inspiration.


It’s highly likely your wedding cake is a work of art on its own, but you can really enhance how it looks by choosing the right cake stand. Wedding cake stands can also be chosen to match your wedding theme and will help to creatively display your wedding cake.


We’ve picked some of our favourites to inspire you!


If your wedding cake is going to be glamorous, make sure you pick a suitable cake stand to match. Gleaming silver stands will always look stylish and timeless, or ones with chandelier inspired decoration will add even more decadence to your cake.

This five tiered stand would look amazing covered with cupcakes, macarons or meringues.


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This beautiful white wedding cake from Cakes by Potts looks stunning on its silver stand, and who could resist a chocolate cake when it’s displayed like this?


Image credit (chocolate cake): Sarah and Paul Photography

The cake stand below this beautiful white and rose gold wedding cake is so shiny the newlyweds, Jenna and Aaron, could check their reflection before posing for their ‘cutting the cake’ photo.


This beautiful five tiered wedding cake from Charlotte Emily Design looks even more wonderful thanks to the elaborate cake stand, complete with chandelier-inspired detail.


Fans of the Great Gatsby and the roaring 1920s will love this beautiful golden cake stand made from glass – it will go beautifully with an art deco wedding cake.


Image credit: Dibor at Not on the High Street

How could we not include this cake stand? It’s the definition of glamorous as the crystal beading will sparkle and shimmer as it catches the light. For even more glamorous ideas, check out Designer Cakes of London.



Rustic weddings are all the rage and it’s easy to see why – they’re so pretty and perfect for nature loving couples. To really channel the rustic vibe, consider a wooden cake stand or one made from tree slices!

This quirky cake from Cakes by Potts is beautifully displayed on a section of tree trunk. If that wasn’t enough, it’s also been decorated with pretty paper flowers all around the edge.


If you’re having a wooden cake stand, why not go all out and match your cake to it too for a real woodland vibe? This cake from Iced Images Cakes is amazing!


Perhaps natural looking wood isn’t your thing? You can still get that rustic feel with a wooden stand that has a more refined finish.


Image credit: The Oak & Rope Company at Not on the High Street

The double stacked tree slices shown here cake be used for your wedding cake and also to display centrepieces on for a unified look!


Image credit: The Wedding of My Dreams at Not on the High Street


Cake stands are a perfect way to add even more to your vintage themed wedding! Fully embrace that tea party feel and pick a cute cake stand to allow your wedding cake to take centre stage.

A tower of cupcakes will look even more charming displayed on this spiral stand complete with a pretty vintage pattern. If you’re having afternoon tea, why not put one on each table?


Image credit: Little Cupcake Boxes at Not on the High Street

Cupcakes or even a small tiered wedding cake would look beautiful displayed in this pretty floral birdcage style three tiered cake stand.


Image credit: Hope and Willow at Not on the High Street

This delicately lace trimmed wedding cake stand, snapped at a wedding at Great Victoria, is a beautifully subtle way to include your vintage theme with your cake stand.


A classic three tiered cake stand made from vintage patterned plates will always look stunning, and it can be used time and time again at home too.


Image credit: The Contemporary Home at Not on the High Street

Let your cake do the talking by displaying it on this simple but stylish cake stand made from pastel coloured glass – this style would work beautifully teamed with a vintage style buttercream wedding cake.


Image credit: Peach Blossom at Not on the High Street

If you’d rather have clear glass, consider this cake stand. It looks pretty displayed side by side with separate tiers, or can also be stacked.


Image credit: The Wedding of My Dreams at Not on the High Street


Whether you want an edgy design or something minimalist, a modern cake stand will look lovely but won’t distract from your wedding cake.

A clear, Perspex wedding cake stand means your cake can be seen from all angles. These cakes from Sprinkles and Swirls look super cool displayed on clear plastic.


Captured by Millhill Digital Photography, this cool staggered cake stand really enhances the appearance of the wedding cake!


A sleek, minimalist cake stand is the perfect way to make sure no one is distracted when they look at your wedding cake.


Image credit: Linda Bloomfield at Not on the High Street


Nowadays more couples are picking a wedding cake that reflects their personality and taste. Don’t leave your cake stand out – here are some creative ways to make sure your cake stand is just as striking as your wedding cake!

Black Cherry Cake Company creations are always cool and quirky – but this one includes a leopard print base, decorated to match the rest of the cake.


A swan stand is a cool way to make your cake look as though it can defy gravity! This chocolate cake from Cakes by Potts looks amazing.


Why not use your cake stand to comedic effect? This creation by Whipped and Beaten Cake Design will have definitely had the guests giggling.


A winter wedding will look even more wonderful if you display your cakes on this snowflake inspired three tiered cake stand.


Image credit: Intricate Home at Not on the High Street

Display cupcakes or macarons on this pretty star shaped three tiered cake stand. The supplier also makes them in heart shapes and flower shapes!


Image credit: Servewell at Not on the High Street


Once you’ve found the perfect wedding cake stand, why not explore some wedding cake topper ideas to add even more personality to your cake?