Bake ‘n’ Make: 10 Ways to Repurpose Cake Pans
You can bake your cake and craft it, too. Cake pans are versatile enough to make just about anything with, from furniture to musical instruments. And bonus? You don’t necessarily need to revamp or remake a cake pan — using one might be the least do-it-yourself DIY you’ve ever done. Wanna know what we’re talking about? Read on, bakers and makers.
1. Cake Pan Lampshade: A simple lampshade change is an easy, affordable way to spruce up a room. (via the Paper Mamma)
2. Succulent Gardens: Succulent crazed? Us, too. Put those funky plants in something more interesting than a plain pot. (via A Diamond in the Stuff)
3. Rustic Pedestal: This pedestal can be used for nearly anything, from displaying pretty fruit to holding your makeup and perfume. Save some space (and money!) with this easy DIY. (via The North End Loft)
4. Cake Pan Stool: Bakeware meets hardware? All you need to make this snazzy stool is a cake pan, concrete and copper pipes. (via HomeMade Modern)
5. Sailors Mirror: This Anthropologie hack looks expensive but all you need is a cake pan, mirror and leather strap. (via View From the Fridge)
6. Hanging Planters: Bring the great outdoors inside with some unusual, hanging planters. (via Sugar & Cloth)
7. Two-Tiered Bunt Planter: Tiered displays aren’t exclusive to pastries. Create a tower of garden goodness using old cake bunt pans as planters. (via Hometalk)
8. Cake Pan Ukulele: Musical instruments from kitchen appliances? YESSS. A genius project for kids. (via Make:)
9. Tart Pan Cake Stand: No need to buy a cake stand for your next event. Create and customize your own using a couple things you already have. You can even use a temporary adhesive if you’re using it to display lightweight goodies. (via Three Pixie Lane)
10. Cake Tin Picture Frames: You can go so many ways with these — leave the metal as is and get this sort of vintage rustic look. Or spray paint the tins in super bright colors for a serious riot of color. (via Bohemian Circus)
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