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Koziol Babell cake stand


Forget 1950s cake style with this Koziol Babell three-tier cake stand.

Making cake and displaying it doesn't have to be about the post-war years and this cake stand shows how 1980s fluorescent bright lights can be combined with the art of cake making (and eating). If you're not much into cake, use the stand to display your ornaments or pretty trinkets.

This funky stand is available from Heal's for £21.00.

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Flutters & Fancies cake stand

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Become a lady for the day with this Flutters & Fancies cake stand from John Lewis.

It's lovely and delicate and deserves to be stacked with finger-sized cucumber sandwiches and fondant fancies immediately. The mis-matched design shows a vintage chic and the two designs sit well together. If you want to go all the way, there's also a tea pot and tea towels in the same range.

Get yours online or in a branch from John Lewis for £22.50.

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Glass cake stand by Laura Ashley


Forget expensive afternoon tea at a hotel or restaurant, and step back to the 1950s and throw your own with this elegant cream glass cake stand by Laura Ashley.

It's so delicate you'll need to behave in a very dainty manner around it and it's craving some square cucumber sandwiches and minature-sized cakes and pastries. You won't have escaped the Royal Wedding fever being pushed from every direction, so why not embrace it and throw your own cake party with this regal cake stand.

It's everything you need to complete your tea party needs and only £28 from Laura Ashley online.

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Glass Cake Stand


Either use this glass cake stand to wow your friends with your baking abilities or as a pretty edition to a dressing table.

It's inspired by the south of France of the 1950s, and the clear glass model has a lovely pressed design, perfect for any special celebrations or just to make not-so special occasions a little more exciting. If you're going all out, buy one in each size and you will have a double tiered cake.

The small version is 23cm and £15 and the larger stand is 30cm and only costs £20 from The Contemporay Home online.


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1950s Midwinter Roses Cake Stand from Steptoes Antiques

This beautiful, vintage 1950s midwinter roses cake stand should send you running for scones and jam and inviting your friends over for afternoon tea.

It's circa 1958 so you're buying something steeped in history and one of a kind. The square plate, in turquoise pottery, is decorated with a white roses design and is the ultimate addition to a vintage tea set.

The cake stand measures approx 5 inches / 12.5 cm tall and 8 inches / 20 cm wide and can be yours for only £32 from Steptoes Antiques.

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Paperchase vintage rose collection

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Paperchase's take on old-fashioned tea wares, the vintage rose collection, is now available online.

The range draws its inspiration from vintage floral illustrations and utilises the traditional rose motif on a range of notebooks, picture frames and kitchenwares, including the fine china cake stand pictured. The look is given a contemporary twist by illustrating the flowers in unnaturally bright blues, pinks and greens, against black.

Prices start at £2.50 for gift boxes and go up to £25 for the cake stand.

Buy them online