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Dollar Store DIY Dessert Stand

 Fantastic gift idea for the neighbors...yay!
The dollar store has so many great items inside for you to either use as is...or re-purpose and make into something fun and amazing. With Christmas right around the corner, I'm showing you something you can make using dollar store supplies to create an inexpensive option to give as a gift. After looking through the dollar store imagining something to make, I decided to make a DIY Dessert Stand. This stand can be used for cupcakes, cookies, or cakes and my it is just darling...!

Dollar Store Gift Challenge
#dollarstoregiftidea

I'm actually participating in a dollar store gift idea challenge with a few bloggers: Gingerly Made, 3 Little Greenwoods, and My Creative Days...Check them out!! 10 Dollar Store Christmas Gifts #makeit

Dollar Store Place Setting & Take Home Gift // Chocolate Candles // Advent Calendar // Santa Mug // Have an ARTSY Little Christmas! {Gift in a Jar}  // DIY Dessert Stand // Kitchen Dollar Store Gift // Vintage Christmas Cloche // Homemade Lotion // Gift Jar and Free Santa Printable

This project is totally quick and easy, literally it will take you about 2-10 minutes to make if you do not spray paint it. Yet, it still is fast to make once the spray paint has cured, if you choose that option. The tutorial in this post is on how to make the basic version of this project. If you add any decorative details then it may take about up to 20-25 minutes.

Supplies:
Optional: Spray Paint



Step 1:
Gather your supplies and ascertain whether you are spray painting the structure or not. And whether you are going to have the Tart Pan face up or down. Either way is really cute!

Choose whether you want to have the Tart Pan faced up or face down. I chose to face mine up because of the purpose I'm using it for. My project is going to function and beautiful, not just decorative...this time:)
Look at my little ginger bread man, trying be all cute and Elf on the shelf....like.
#elfontheshelf

You'll need to pick out some yarn or string, a candle holder, jingle bells, tart pan, and some paper doilies. {Not shown}: supplies to make cookies and cellophane wrap to wrap Christmas gift when the project is complete.

Step 2:
Bake up some tasty treats, all the ingredients I found at my trusty dollar tree or already had some spices at the house.


Step 3:
Package and secure the goodies so they do not slide around in transport to the gift receiver.

I took my yarn and jingle bells and made a decorative string embellishment to tie the cookies up in so they will not shift inside the gift.

Simply thread the yarn through the top of each bell and tie a simple knot to secure them in the desired location.

Look how fun and festive this tie is...

Step 4:
Glue the Candle Stick to the center of the Tart Pan and let dry.

Again, choose whether you want the Tart Pan up or faced down. I chose to glue it facing up.

Step 5:
Place a doily and add a gift tag, you're done!

Everything I pretty much found at the local dollar store and was able to come up with a unique and gorgeous gift that is inexpensive to make and yet extremely thoughtful. Love went into making the cookies and anyone would be glad to receive a tasty seasonal treat. This gift will be sure to brighten anyone's day!

Perfect idea for a Secret Santa gift or office party.
#secretsanta #officechristmaspartyexhangesareawesome


Enjoy this holiday season!
Let me know that you've stopped by and leave a comment. Now it's your turn to make an inexpensive but beautiful dollar store gift this Christmas holiday!


You might also be interested in:

 
Christmas Holiday Home TOUR

 DIY Jingle Bell Wreath- Tutorial

 

 



Outdoor Christmas Wreaths- DIY Tutorial

Enjoy, and please leave me a comment below to let me know you've visited!!

~Be Sweet
Christina
Sweetest Haute

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14 comments:

  1. This is such a great idea!

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    1. awwwe thanks, it was fun to make

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    1. Thanks, I love making cute stuff!!!

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  3. Such a sweet gift! I want one for my kitchen counter!

    So excited you have joined out #MakeIt Challenge group!
    ~ Ashley

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    1. Awwwe thanks, glad to be there:)
      Right?!? I need to make one for the house too...

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  4. I had no idea that was a tart pan looking at the first pic! Now I have to go find some tart pans to use. ;)

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    1. right?!? aren't the tart pans so adorable? :)

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  5. What a great idea Christina for a nice food gift presentation! Thanks for hosting again!

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  6. Love it, Thanks for linking up at Project Pin it! It's been been to the Project Pin-it board on Pinterest.

    xoxo
    Denyse

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    1. Thank you Denyse for your support!

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  7. This looks so perfect! I love the Dollar Store! Pinned and tweeted. Thank you for being a part of our party. I hope to see you on tonight at 7 pm. It wouldn’t be a party without you!
    Happy Monday! Lou Lou Girls

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    1. Thanks Kimberly for your encouragement and thank you for visiting me:)

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Christina
Sweetest Haute

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