The description of DIY Diaper Cake Design Ideas
Do you want to create your very own homemade diaper cakes for baby showers? All you have to do is to check out some online resources that can give you great ideas on how to design the cake. There are also things that you need and you can them in infant stores in your local area. If you want, you can also purchase from a reputed online store. If you decide to go for this option, you have to place an order in advance since it can take around 3-5 days for the delivery alone.
Among the things you need are diapers (around 60 pieces will do), ½ or 1 inch wide ribbons, ¼ inch ribbons for ties, rubber bands, baby bottles, plastic cake platter or cardboard, baby items (e.g. lotion, bottles, pacifiers, blankets, stuffed animal, wash cloth, and hygiene products), and the cake decorations like that of artificial roses, socks, and confetti. When all items are ready, you can now work on the tiers. You need to work on them one by one. The first tier can be composed of stage one diapers which are ideal for newborns. Roll each cloth or disposable diaper and tie using the smaller ribbon. Make a circle of diapers around a bottle of baby lotion or shampoo. You can hold the diapers in place using a rubber band.
You have to add another layer of rolled diapers to make the cake larger. The outside part should be tied using the larger ribbon. For the second tier, the diameter should be smaller than the first one. On the top-most tier, you can use a baby bottle for the center and place a roll of diapers around it. The best part is when you have finished and layered the cake. You can decorate it with pacifiers, miniature stuffed animals, hygiene products, and bibs. You can also add some stickers if you want.
Diaper cakes for baby showers can be a lot of fun. There are many designs available online. You can also check out a baby registry to find out some of the items that you can use. It is up to you to create an expensive or a cheap cake. With a bit of imagination and creativity, you can make the best cake ever! However, the cake can't be eaten since it is made from diapers. The mother and the baby will surely love the diaper cake; they can even use it as a centerpiece.
Planning a baby shower may include arts and crafts. Today, many people enjoy having a fun time organizing a baby shower with a bit of twist which could also be enjoyed by the guest of honor and her friends. Arts and crafts are great options to make the planning more exciting. There are lots of creative crafty ideas that can strengthen the bond between family and friends. Many women and even men, enjoy spending a quality time with family and friends while making homemade baby shower ideas, such invites, favors, decorations and baby diaper cakes.
Speaking of baby diaper cakes, they doesn't always come edible. Probably the most common and easy baby shower craft is a diaper cake. This can be enjoyed by a group of friends and family members at for the baby shower. Diaper cakes can actually make a great decoration in the party. To make a baby diaper cake, you will need around fifty diapers, ribbons, and cute toys (optional).
When making a baby diaper cake, roll up each diaper and tie in place using a thin ribbon. Choose colored ribbons that are suitable for the baby's gender, like blue or baby blue if it is a boy or palettes of pink if it is a girl. If you opt to go neutral, choose ribbons in soft green or light yellow colors.
To start the base of the cake, use twenty-five diapers and make them stand in a circle. For the second level, you can use fifteen diapers, and then eight for the top level of the cake. To make it easy for you to come up with a layered cake, make each layer separately and once they are all done, tie each of them using a wide strand ribbon. Next, stack the layers of in largest to smallest order. Finally, you insert cute items like teddies, baby bottles, rattles or baby towels in between the diapers to add more cuteness to the entire appeal of the diaper cake.