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« on: May 26, 2013 06:24:25 PM »

I had a baby shower to go to for a co-worker so I thought that it would be fun to try a diaper cake.
The person throwing the shower suggested getting more people in on it because they can get expensive.
She was right!! Baby stuff ain't cheap and diapers can add up. I have no kids and had no clue the cost! So there's one tip there, budget at least $50 for a jazzy, sizable cake.

This is the rough finished project.

I started with the swirl base, really gave me a big bottom to start on.
I used a cut up cereal box as a guide to work out the diapers in.
Then make sure you have some really big elastics to fit. I had to tie mine together.

This is half-way done.
You can't see it but in the middle is a cardboard tube to tie things around.
I started using the roll method to make the others layers.
The ribbon hides the elastic and add the extras and you have a diaper cake.
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« Reply #1 on: May 26, 2013 06:25:47 PM »


This is the pinterest pin that I found as inspiration. LOL nailed it  Wink
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« Reply #2 on: May 26, 2013 06:52:18 PM »

Looks great!  You have a very lucky co-worker!

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« Reply #3 on: May 26, 2013 07:21:59 PM »

You did nail it!  That looks awesome and your co worker is going to be so excited!
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« Reply #4 on: May 26, 2013 08:09:52 PM »

What a thoughtful and beautiful gift...it's adorbs  Grin

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« Reply #5 on: May 31, 2013 09:19:55 PM »

Thanks!  Cheesy

She liked it and the shower was a big surprise to her.
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