How To Make a 3 Tiered Cake Stand For Less Than $10 - I found cake stand hardware on ebay for cheaper than what the site has (she suggested etsy vendors). I like it mainly because it can be taken apart to save on room.
DIY Cake Stands: For Only a Few Dollars, You Can Make a Cake Stand That'll WOW The Hostess.
With a single plate and bowl, you can make a one-of-a-kind cake stand for a variety of gift-giving needs. Cake stands can be expensive, but with a bit of know how, you can make a cake stand in no time. Place your homemade dessert on it, fasten a gift tag around it and no one will ever guess that you only spent a few dollars!