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Do you want to decorate a cake but don’t want to spend the money on buying a cake base? Or you don’t have the time to run to the store?
I have good news for you! You can create your own DIY cake base SVG with a laser cutter or Cricut.
It’s quick and easy to cut and perfect for when you are decorating a wedding or birthday cake.
If you use cardboard you have on hand, you can make as many as you want for free.
Or you can use acrylic when you want to have one that is reusable.
And you can make it any size you need it to be. You can make the small for a cupcake or larger for a 5 layered cake.
Download your SVG and start creating your very own DIY cake base!
How big do I need to make my cake base?
I cut it 1 inch wider than the cake I am making.
You do not want to cut it too small because you need room for icing on the sides.
Can I cut it with this cake base with a Cricut?
I do not own a Cricut so I was unable to test it out but here are some great instructions for cutting cardboard with a Cricut.
What cut setting do I use to cut cardboard with a Glowforge?
Cutting cardboard with a Glowforge is quick and easy.
Read this article about how to cut cardboard with a Glowforge and you will be cutting like a pro.
When you have a Glowforge or Cricut, cutting cake bases is simple and easy.
You don’t have to run out to the store in a time crunch when you suddenly need one for your next party.
Plus, it’s cheaper than buying them from the store!