Fabulous cake stands

Woodsie Cake Stand Ah, cake stands! They can be the life of the party, especially when mixed together with lots of delectable cakes. One of our new favorites is this woodsie cake stand from Bell'ochio ($175 and up) - it would have been perfect for the Alice in Wonderland theme party we threw last year...

Porcelain Cake StandHobnail cake stand

Above:  French porcelain cake stand ($70); Fenton milk glass cake stand from Robbin's Nest (vintage, $75).

Fishs Eddy Milk Glass Cake StandWhite scallopped cake stand

Cake standThistle Rose Cake Stand

Simple silhouettes: Hand-pressed milk glass cake stand ($74.95); White scalloped cake stand ($42 - $52); String of pearls cake stand ($24.99); Thistle pressed glass cake stand ($49.95);

Bird on a wire cake standBlue blossom tiered cake stand

Whimsical birds on wire cake stand ($32.95); blue blossom 2-tier stand for small cakes and trifles ($19.99).

Bird cake stand whiteScallopped cake stand

Gorgeous white bird cake stand  ($80 - $130) and scalloped cake stand ($85 - $145), both by Bay Area artist Whitney Smith (available in a range of colors).