I promised to share about making the diaper cake for the baby shower I co-hosted on Sunday. I had seen diaper cakes at a couple of showers in the past and they seemed like they would be easy enough to make. I googled around and found two different versions: I call them rolled and not rolled.
I had always seen the rolled diaper cakes before, but I liked the way the not-rolled cake looked a little better. (I have since seen them labeled Spiral Diaper Cakes) Not to mention the fact that I wouldn’t have to roll 84 diapers for my cousin to subsequently have to unroll to use. To keep the diapers in a circle while forming each layer, I used the lid to my cake carrier:
I had enough diapers to make three layers. I used rubberbands to keep the shape of each layer:
I found some really cute wide baby boy ribbon at JoAnn’s on clearance. I used Tacky Glue to secure each strip around the cake:
I placed the base layer on some cardboard and cut out a platter for it to sit on. I used the inspiration picture as my guide for decorating the platter with ribbon I had on hand. (Just a coincidence that I had the same ribbon:)
To keep the layers of the cake from shifting, I put a few bamboo skewers down in between the diapers, through the layers:
All that was left was finding a cute topper for the cake. I used a classic Eeyore because she is using a lot of Winnie the Pooh in his room.
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