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How To Make A Boutique Style Diaper Cake

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Diaper cakes make beautiful baby shower gifts or centerpieces. These are instructions on how to make the beautiful spiral shaped diaper cakes for baby showers. They do not use any adhesives or elastic bands inside the cakes and are very easy to make.

DIAPER CAKE INSTRUCTIONS

Supplies Needed To Make Diaper Cake:

All ingredients can be found at Craft Stores such as Hobby Lobby, AC Moore or Wal-Mart

Diapers Of Your Choice (25-30 diapers per tier)
Cake Pans In The Same Size As Cake Tiers
Standard Sizes For Tiers Are 12", 10", 8"
3 Large Rubber Bands
Cardboard Cake Tray (12")
Ribbon (4 yards for 3 tier cake)
Tulle Or Cellophane (3 yards)
 
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Step 1: Place Diapers In Sturdy Cake Pan

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Use a sturdy cake pan in the size you want and place a handful of diapers inside.

Step 2: Fan The Diapers

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Fan the diapers against the side of the cake pan holding them securely with your hand.

Step 3: Continue Adding Diapers

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Keep adding more diapers until you fill the pan.

Step 4: Add Rubberband To Secuare Tier

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Slide a larger rubberband carefully around the entire tier.

Step 5: Fill The Middle

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Either save a hole in the middle for hidden baby gifts (you can roll up a cute baby gift or soft blanket and insert it down the middle of the finished cake) or you can fold and roll a couple of diapers to keep the middle solid.

Step 6: Flip Pan Over

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Flip the entire cake pan over and lift the pan off so you are left with a tier of diapers.

Step 7: Repeat With Each Tier

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Repeat the process for each diaper cake tier. Use different size cake pans for a beautiful diaper cake.

Step 8: Tie A Ribbon Around Each Tier

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Tie ribbon around each tier and remove the rubberband by cutting it off after the ribbon is securely tied.

Step 9: Wrap Cake In Tulle Or Cellophane

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Wrap cake with cellophane or tulle to keep clean and give a beautiful presentation.

Please feel free to contact me with any questions...
http://www.simplydeliciousdiapercakes.blogspot.com

Step 10: 101 Things To Do With A Diaper Cake

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abby19832 years ago
Your diaper cake is absolutely gorgeous. Its not exactly a 5 tiered diaper cake, its a 6 tiered diaper cake! Only one of the tiers is lifted without diapers. Do you have instruction on how to make a diaper cake like this? Thanks
crochetjuju5 years ago
DOES ANYONE KNOW HOW I COULD GET THE INSTRUCTIONS TO MAKE THIS LARGE CAKE IN STEP 10. PLEASE E-MAIL JAVANTA7@HOTMAIL.COM
poohmama5 years ago
OMG!!!! How do you make this BEAUTIFUL cake? Thanks
bakemeacake (author)  poohmama5 years ago
This is a "rolled diaper cake." You just roll each diaper up and secure with a rubberband. Then use the diapers as "building blocks." Put a large ribbon around each tier to keep diapers together. Use real cake pillars and trays from a craft store. You can not move this cake...you have to set it up where you want it to stay. : ) Feel free to visit my diaper cake blog at http://www.simplydeliciousdiapercakes.blogspot.com
do you know where i could get the instructions for the big 6 layer diaper cake on thi site. please e-mail to javanta7@hotmail.com
I want to attempt to make this beautiful work of art. Can you tell me what size diapers, how many per layer, does the brand of diaper make a difference? What size cake pillars? Do you have a more clear picture that I could look at. I want it to be just like your piece of art. I am so excited, I can't wait to get started. Thank you , thank you, thank you!
bakemeacake (author)  poohmama5 years ago
Hi, please email me...mrseric@juno.com
I absolutely Luv u'r work...I as well make Diaper Cakes I have a Myspace site for my c8kes & wreaths & stuff that I make... I checked all u'r out & I just wanted to say Great Work they are amazing & I think they are so much more better then mine(: Keep up the great work... Happy Holidays (: Sincerely, BabyC8kes Designs