This is one of my favorite cake stands. It's called "flirt" and has the cutest ruffle. These stands are no longer available from the manufacturer, but they are worth keeping your eye out for at resell shops and online auctions.
Martha Stewart does it again with an adorable scalloped cake stand. And the dome lid is so elegant. My mom would love this.
These scalloped cake stands are made out of metal, but you would never know it. They are beautiful to look at and come in several bright colors.
The scallops on this stand definitely stand out and will complement any cake.
You can't go wrong with a classic glass stand. Perfect for any occasion, you can dress it up or down with whichever dessert you are serving.
This glass stand has more of a retro feel, and may make your mom feel nostalgic for the good old days — happy memories, I hope!
This small cake stand is cute and affordable. White is always a good choice.
Small beading on a simple cake stand gives this pedestal a beautiful look.
Pink milk glass is a coveted and pretty choice. This glass is durable and resistant to chipping.
The bonnie blue cake stand is a personal favorite. It's made of milk glass. It would be a great addition to any collection or as a stand-alone piece.
A black cake stand has many uses. Use it for chic pink parties and stylish soirees. Plus, you can always display it at Halloween.
With a subtle scallop at the top, this cute stand will be used time and time again.
This is a wonderful and unique cake stand made out of metal with a powder-coated finish.
If you (or your mother) like to decorate cakes, then a heavy-duty cake turntable will be a welcome gift. This will last for generations.
You can make (or buy) a dessert stand of vintage dishes.
This stand would be a lovely gift for a grandmother.
I love the dessert stand with tea cup at the top.
This cake stand is actually make from wood. It requires more TLC when washing, but won't shatter if you accidentally drop it.
The rustic shape and texture of this cake stand is inviting. Weddings and fairy tea parties aren't its only uses. Maybe your mom would like this one best.
These stands are the most unique of all. I can just picture a homemade cake or pie atop them. They are made from galvanized metal.Next: More pretty cake stands to consider