Jumbo Cake Costume

About: Want to do some thing best with my less resource.

For Last year school Children's day function we make Butterfly. For this year Children's day function we plan for cake costume for our girl. She is now near to 3 feet so plan for the cake of height 3 feet. Divide the cake into 3 parts. one feet for each layer. two feet for body and 1 feet for head cap.

Step 1: Materials Required

Materials Required

1) Corrugated board 28" X 28" Square board - 3Nos. I got it from old Corrugated Box.

2) Corrugated board 12" X 19" Square board- 1Nos. I got it from old Corrugated Box.

3) Thick Paper Board 5 Nos.

4) Fevicol 1Kg.

For Decoration

5) Pink color paper.

6) Pom Pom Balls

7) Color Papers for Sprinkles.

8) Happy birthday Letters

9) Silver coated thermocol Balls.

Tools Required

1) Scale.

2) Scissors.

3) Knife.

4) Thread.

Step 2: Cut the Rounds

1) First step is to cut the round piece. I use a thread, Pencil and Pen to Draw the circle.

2) First circle is 6" Dia.

3) Second one is 12" Dia.

4) Third one is 28" Dia.

5) Put Corrugated board one over the other.

6) Cut the circle slowly using sharp Knife.

Step 3: Make Center Piece

1) Circumference of the 12" Circle is 37.7" so I want more than one paper chart for the body.

2) Join two paper cardboard chart and cut length for near;y 40".

3) Body height of the cake is 1 feet(12") so put cross line across the chart. Dive the board with lines height 3", 12"(body height), 8".

4) Now left the center 12" and cut stripes in the space of 8" and 3".

5) Now rotate the cardboard and paste it in 37.7". So a cylinder is formed.

6) Put the 12" circle Corrugated board in the center and paste the strips using Fevicol as Show in the figure.

7) Wait for half an hour and allow it to dry.

8) Then insert one 28" Corrugated circle to the cylinder and paste the 8" strips with the Corrugated circle as shown in the figure and allow it to dry.

Step 4: Make Bottom Piece

1) Circumference of the 28" Circle is 87.96" so I want 3.5 paper chart for the Base.

2) Join 4 paper cardboard chart and cut length for near;y 90".

3) Like body draw the lines and divide the paper as 8" ,12" and 3".

4) Now left the center 12" and cut stripes in the space of 8" and 3".

5) Now rotate the cardboard and paste it in 88". So a cylinder is formed.

6) Put the another 28" circle Corrugated board in the center and paste the strips using Fevicol as Show in the figure.

7) Wait for half an hour and allow it to dry.

8) Then insert a ring of OD 28" and ID 22" Corrugated circle to the cylinder and paste the 3" strips with the Corrugated circle as shown in the figure and allow it to dry.

Step 5: Make Head Piece

1) Make the head piece fully with Corrugated board.

2) Circumference of 6" circle is 18.85".

3) So cut a rectangular piece of Corrugated board with 12" breadth and 18.85" length.

4) Make a Cylinder using the rectangular board.

5) Paste the circle over it and cut the space for Face as per requirement.

6) Paste all using Cloth and allow it to dry.

Step 6: Check and Paste Together

1) After Dry check all the three pieces.

2) Cut the center piece as per requirement to allow the hands to flow inside freely.

3) If any papers not paste correctly allow it to paste.

4) Apply Fevicol Paste over the Bottom piece and put the top piece over it and press in all the pieces to make it joint fully.

5) Allow it to dry.

6) While dry paste a cloth in the cutting side for hands to the paper to prevent it from tear while using frequently.

Step 7: Cover With Color Paper

1) All the basic steps complete.

2) Start the color up using color paper. I use Pink color its is the common color of the cake available here.

3) First cover the cylinder and then cut rings and cover the top.

Step 8: Adding Flavors

1) Cut red color papers for the border and paste it.

2) Using a Pom Pom balls in the joint edges. All these works are finished by my Wife and her Sister.

3) Use Silver Thermocol balls as sprinkles and paste it using Fevicol. After paste Thermocol balls only it looks like real cake.

4) Try this semi finished costume for my baby.

Step 9: Sprinkles, Letters and Candle

Final Decorations

1) As per available and imagination decorate the cake with color paper cut to strips and use it as sprinkles.

2) Paste a Happy birthday wall decor around the cake.

3) At the time of finish some idea to create a candle. So use paper chart to make a cylinder and paste color papers to create a Candle and paste over the cap.

Step 10: Ready to Rock

Its the last day. So go to lot of stores to purchase pink color T-Shirt, because of not available buy a red color T- Shirt for my girl. Lot of kids and parents like the cake. All of the above my girl like it very very much and want to wear it again and again on the day even after the program.

I am very very happy to learn and make new things. Let share yours then Happiness multiply.
Thanks for watching.

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