Wedding Cake Stands _ There are numerous opinions regarding the ideal wedding cake stand. The current school of thought is claiming that the 3_tiered pillar display is becoming passé, for the most part, and that cake designers today are opting for a cleaner, shorter, and simpler look. This is not a hard and fast rule so we wanted to cover the 5 most common wedding cake stands that are still in use today, specifically the Floating, Grouped Arrangement, Pillared, Tower, and the Traditional stands.
Types of Wedding Cake Stands _ One of the most popular styles is the three_tiered wedding cake, it will require a stand capable to hold this style of cake, this normally a square or round stand. As most wedding cakes are three_tier, wedding cake stands are often either a) an unraised cake plate; b) a plateau stand (flat or raised uniformly off the table); or c) a pedestal (raised in the center by some sort of pillar) stand. Glass, acrylic, ceramic, china, metal and even single_use Styrofoam cake stands can be used. To accommodate the wide variations of the traditional wedding cake, there are many styles of wedding cake stands available.