Raising Memories: How To Make a Diaper Cake
  

Tuesday, May 11, 2010

How To Make a Diaper Cake

Ever wondered how to make your own diaper cake? Well, you're in luck! I'm gonna walk you through it today! :) This is the diaper cake I made for my Sister In Law's baby shower. The cool thing about diaper cakes when you're a mom is that you can re-gift items that you didn't use with your baby. (Diapers that your baby has grown out of before you used them, & little accessories or toiletries that you didn't get around to using or just got too many of). How-To


1. Roll a ton of diapers and tie them closed with ribbon (or yarn or elastic bands... get creative ;)

(can you find the diaper that Talia rolled?)

2. Get a bunch of bowls to use for drawing circles on cardboard

3. Cut out the cardboard circles

4. Position diapers on the base & wrap some tissue paper or fat ribbon around the outside of the layer (to keep everything together & make it look pretty)
5. Add the next size up of the cardboard bases & repeat until you have the height you want.
6. Put something cute on top & a bunch of little things around on each layer7. Wrap with cellophane wrap & tie with ribbons & a little tag & you're done!


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14 comments:

  1. Soo funny... I have 4 diaper cakes in my sewing room ... I just need to add some goodies to them.
    Looks great Heather!

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  2. Obviously I just crawled out from under a rock. Where were diaper cakes when I was having babies back in the dinosaur, eighties?? :)
    Thanks for stopping by my place, by the way!

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  3. You make it look so easy! Even for someone who's all thumbs like me. Maybe that's why I couldn't spot the Talia diaper.

    Stopping by from SITS

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  4. Great tutorial, so glad you shared. I will keep it in mind for the next baby shower I attend I recokon, really loved the idea.

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  5. This looks awesome! Looks like something I could actually do. Thanks for sharing!

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  6. I have a feeling I'm going to have to do this sometime in the near future. I have a group of friends who made only one and reuse it at each shower...lol.

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  7. very very cute. there are so many different ways to do this I am sure but you made it look easy. Never made one but will remember yours when i need it.

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  8. You know before I had a kid, I never understood the excitement over getting a diaper cake. Now that I have, I totally get it☺ Diapers are expensive and they are run through fast. This is such a fun way to present what could be an uninspired gift. Thanks for the how-to!

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  9. Very cute idea for a gift or baby shower!

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  10. I have always wanted to know how to make one! Thanks so much for sharing this darling tutorial! It's perfect for Baby Week!!

    ~Alison

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  11. Totally awesome! This is the perfect opportunity to try this out :-) I just love your creation. Thanks for sharing.

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  12. New follower via Bird Crafts Linky Love! So cute!!

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  13. Love your diaper cake! They are pretty fun to make but they do take time.

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  14. Debbie White BeattieNovember 8, 2017 at 9:54 PM

    I've never seen this before but it's so creative and really adorable. Every mom would love this

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Thanks for taking the time to leave a comment- I love reading them! :)
~Heather Lynne

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