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.
Pedestal:Probably the most popular of all types, the pedestal cake stand is the type one would normally see in a café or bakery, or even a normal household. It has a pillar (usually around three to six inches long) which supports the main base (with a diameter that ranges from six to twelve inches) where the actual cake is placed. A domed variation of this type includes a clear glass dome that serves as a cover for the cake on display, which is a useful option for an outdoor celebration. This is usually the safest option when displaying wedding or birthday cakes, and is available in crystal, porcelain, and even wood.