Sunday, January 25, 2009

My First Ever Diaper Cake

My daughter's baby shower was yesterday. I was asked to do the decorating. Her last baby shower was for our sweet little Madison and very pink and girly. These are a couple of pictures of that shower to give you an idea.
Since this baby is a boy and it's winter I thought I would do something bright and cheery. My daughter is not into the pastel baby blue boy thing.
Anyway, the cake...
I knew I wanted to do a centerpiece and I had seen diaper cakes before. She definitely needs diapers and I thought I could incorporate both of those requirements with this diaper cake.
There is a bottle of champagne in the middle around which all the diapers are wrapped. The "fondant" is white tissue paper. I wrapped ribbons around each layer and dotted the whole thing with bright polka dots I cut out of card stock. I made the flowers, as you can tell, from tissue paper.
It took a little bit of work to get it right but I think she liked it.

5 comments:

Christine said...

That is a cool idea and quite charming! I must be out of the loop but with all of the baby showers I've been to I have never seen this! I'll have to remember this one :)

nobu said...

It looks delicious!

Antowedding said...

Your diaper cake is so sweet!!!
Congrants!! your decoration is excelent!!

Laume said...

It's adorable!

PaisleyJade said...

I love it! Great colours too!

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