Create a ghoulish display for your Halloween cupcakes with this Graveyard Cupcake Stand! Rowlux Illusion Film is the perfect "pool of blood" to highlight your baked goodies. This faux stone stand can also be customized easily for any occasion by changing the ribbon around the top.
Smoothfoam™ - 10” Disc, 6” disc, 3” cube
AdTech™ hot glue gun & glue sticks for foam
1” black ribbon
Dark grey card stock
Clearsnap® Colorbox Crafter’s® Ink - Night
Westcott® TrimAir Premium Titanium Paper Trimmer, Titanium Non-Stick Scissors
2 straight pins, pencil
Step 1: Paint Smoothfoam™ discs and cube with texture spray paint. Let dry.
Step 2: Follow manufacturer instructions to use Spellbinders® Artisan Explorer and Graveyard die set to cut 6 of the graveyard strips and desired number of headstones and skull and crossbones from dark grey card stock.
Step 3: Lightly ink die cut pieces with black ink to shade embossed areas.
Step 4: Use hot glue to mount cube to 6” disc base and 10” disc top. Add ribbon around outer edge using straight pins at each end so ribbon is removable. This allows for versatility with your faux stone cake stand - change the ribbon and change the theme easily.
Step 5: Hot glue graveyard strips onto ribbon around rim of top of stand.
Step 6: Trace 8” circle onto red Rowlux® Illusion Film and cut out.
Step 7: Hot glue toothpicks to back of each gravestone and skull and crossbones. Insert into the tops of frosted cupcakes.
Step 8: Place Rowlux® circle onto top of stand - do not glue in place - this way it can be removed for washing or changing for other occasions. Add your cupcakes to your stand.