Baby Shower Ideas – How to Make a Diaper Cake | Parents

Baby Shower Ideas – How to Make a Diaper Cake | Parents


Diaper cakes are so popular for baby showers
and believe it or not they’re so easy to make. For these projects, you’ll need 58 size 1
diapers, glue dots, oversized rubber bands and regular rubber bands, 2 yards of a thin
and a thick ribbon, scissors, tissue paper garland and a small stuff animal. The first
thing you’re gonna want to do is roll the diapers. Start with the open end and roll
them pretty tightly. Then, wrap with a rubber band. You’ll do this 58 times. To make the
bottom layer, stand up 3 diaper rolls and wrap them not too tightly with a rubber band.
Then, fill out the circle standing 6 up like this around the center diaper. Now just send
a few diaper rolls up against this first circle and wrap with a large rubber band. Again,
you wanna just fill out the circle by lining diapers up all the way around. Do this one
more time to make the outer ring of the bottom layer. When you make the middle layer, you’re
going to make just 2 concentric circles and for the top just 1. The cake we’re gonna make
is 3 tiers. You’re gonna end up with about 33 diapers on the bottom layer, 18 in the
middle, and 7 on the top. Okay, now that you have your cake, take your thick ribbon and
wrap it around the rubber band, cut it and attach it with a little glue dot. Layer the
thinner ribbon on top and again use a glue dot to hold it together. Repeat this step
for each tier of the cake. Put a little icing on your cake with this tissue paper garland.
Just wrap it around the base of each tier. Tear it and attach it together with a glue
dot in the back. Top your diaper cake with a small stuff animal and it’s ready for the
party.

11 comments

  1. Hannah, the diapers are meant to be used by the parent after the shower. They can be given as gifts or be used as a centerpiece at a shower.

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