so, these cake pedestals - which can be used to display far more than just cakes - run from $63 to $84 over at this website. so, maybe it's just me, but that seems like a lot for what seems like a salvage-store project. what do you think about making them yourself? seems like it would be easy enough to find candlesticks at thrift stores and use a strong adhesive to attach them to the plate part of it. except i don't know where you'd really find the flat, smooth plate they use.... might take some hunting, but it'd sure make a unique collection, and i think it could be a do-it-yourself for less than $84.
of course, i'm particularly drawn to the red one.