Diaper Cake: great ideas with step by step
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You are trying to decide the decor of your baby shower? The variety of options when decorating party is immense. But not all can be embedded in the budget; after all, it is not easy to balance souvenirs, food, drinks and other expenses. If the idea is to think of a decor that does not cost expensive and can be done at home, so you can begin to consider a diaper cake!
The diaper cake is already a traditional item in baby showers. As the name suggests, it is a cake built with disposable diapers and decorated with ribbons and other decorations. Just as the birthday cake plays an important role in the celebration, the diaper cake can become one of the prominent parts of the baby shower decoration or Baby Shower.
The assembly is handmade and very simple requiring few materials, you can make the diaper cake at home without much effort. Moreover, it is a piece quite cheap and economical, not limited to the sole use in tea. After last party, diapers continue as new and can still be used by the baby.
When organizing the decoration, a good tip is to think on the table of the composition, causing the diaper cake and other objects - sweets, food and favors, for example - remain harmonics.
The cake decorating possibilities are many, then it should not be difficult to find the best way to adapt the decorations to the theme of your baby shower. To customize the piece, you can use ribbons, stuffed animals, flowers, shoes and other items that are in line with what you imagined for the party.
Also read: How to organize a baby shower
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Videos: how to make a diaper cake
It is not difficult to make a diaper cake at home. The materials are usually easy to find - only diapers, rubber bands and tape it is possible to put together a nifty piece. The number of diapers used will vary according to the size and number of cake layers. In addition, there is mounting in ways that do not damage the diapers, enabling the use after the cake is dismounted.
Check out the videos step by step of the main methods to make your diaper cake:
Cake diaper with elastic
For this diaper cake you will use, in addition to diapers, rubber bands, tape and embellishments. The method of winding and hold the diaper with elastic means that they are not damaged and can be used later.
diaper cake with cardboard core
In this tutorial, the diapers are also fastened with elastic and can be reused. The difference is the core of the cake, which is made of a cardboard cylinder, to establish the three different layers of the cake. The tray is decorated with ruffled crepe paper.
diaper cake with ribbon
If you want an alternative to the technique of holding the diaper rolls with rubber bands, this is a good tutorial. Here, the rolls are fixed with masking tape and the elastic is used only to assemble the cake layers, linking them to the core of cardboard.
diaper cake with plastic wrap
This tutorial is ideal for those who want to make a large cake. Also with the cardboard base in the center and with elastic mounting, a differential process is that each roll is made by joining three diapers PVC film wrapped paper, forming higher layers.
diaper cake without rolls
In this video you learn how to make a diaper cake without having to roll the diapers, just positioning them exactly as they are already bought. The visual effect is different and you can save time in assembly.
Now that you have inspirations and know how to make a diaper cake is just put your hands dirty and abuse of creativity in decorating your baby shower!