Sep 20, 2011

Baby Diaper Cake - Little Boy Style!

Finally, I can share with you my first diaper cake! This past weekend I attended one of my best friend's baby shower and knowing me I had to make something special with my hands to give her! I had never made one before but I have seen such cute cakes, I had to give it a go! I've had to keep it a secret for weeks and I've been dying to share!

My First Baby Diaper Cake - Little Boy Style!
Here's What You'll Need

- About 60 to 70 diapers (I used newborn size)
- Rubber bands
- Receiving blankets
- 2 Bottles
- Ribbon
- Hot glue
- Any baby items you want for the cake!

Start by rolling up your diapers and rubber banding them individually. Next, assemble them in a circle around your base bottle using a rubber band to secure them in place.
Start your next layer of diapers and keep securing them with a rubber band.
 For your base create three layers and reduce by one for each additional layer.
Wrap each of your layers in receiving blankets. Ironing them beforehand and securing them with a safety pin.
 Stack each of your layers and then comes the fun, start decorating!

 
I used ribbon, spoons, a teddy, and baby booties to decorate mine!
On the backside I used cute little wooden animals to hide the seams which she could later use for a craft project for her babies room!

Voila! My first diaper cake! I really hope that my next friend who gets pregnant has a little girl so I can make another one!

Linking up HERE 

24 comments :

  1. Oh how cute! I've seen these (obvio not IRL), but I've always wondered how they were made and if the mama could eventually use the diapers!

    P.S. Your ring is gorgeous!

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  2. This is SO cute! So much effort went into it, but very much worth it! Great job, I would love to receive something like that!

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  3. Wow! This is the cutest of all cute! I love what you have going on here, new follower! I can't wait to read more!!!!

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  4. Great job! This is one of the best looking diaper cakes that I have seen. Love the colors!

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  5. Hey girl, thanks for sharing this @ Show & Share! I appreciate the support! You are always so great to link up fun projects every week!

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  6. Super cute!! You did a fantastic job and I am sure your friend just loved it!

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  7. This is great! I love the colors of blankets. New follower!

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  8. I'll be making my first diaper cake in a few weeks so thanks for the great tutorial! :)

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  9. Adorable...love the way the teddy bear is hanging on! Pop Art Minis

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  10. Audra, this is the cutest diaper cake I have ever seen! Well done. Thank you so much for linking up your post at Freshmen Friday at HomeSavvyAtoZ!

    P.S. I am also looooving the new tweaks to your site!

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  11. Thanks for stopping by the Monday Madness Blog Hop!! I am your newest follower on GFC. I hope you can stop by Indiana Coupon Savings. Everyday Debs Dealz and I host a daily blog hop. Stop any time to gain followers and meet new friends:O)

    Thanks Erin

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  12. So cute!! Would LOVE it if you would link this up at my turquoise lovin' party going on right now!! http://www.sweetlittlegals.com/2011/09/turquoise-lovin-6.html

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  13. That looks great - really brilliant for a first-timer! I made a towel cake last year - nowhere nearly as good as yours! Saw you on linky party and now gfc following you, Karima :) www.karimascrafts.com

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  14. that is so cute! I can't believe this is the first diaper cake you've ever created. we are featuring this on the blog today! votation starts today, also.

    have a lovely weekend!


    hugs,
    Lelanie

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  15. A-dorable! Love the shoes on the bear! So glad you shared it at the Tuesday To Do Party!
    Smiles!
    Jami
    www.blackberryvine.blogspot.com

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  16. Thanks for sharing this as well! I love all your fun projects! So creative!

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  17. ADORABLE! I've done these before but haven't added all the extra stuff. The wooden animals are adorable and I LOVE the spoons! Great job!

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  18. This looks so great! The brown crinkle paper adds that little extra touch.

    I'd love if you stopped by my blog sometime...I've been linking up for a couple of weeks :)

    jamie @ sewrockin.com

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  19. What a really lovely idea, I'll definitely try this out. Thanks.
    modern cloth nappy

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