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Diaper Cake Tutorials October 16, 2018

Easy Video Instructions: Beautiful Diaper Cake Ideas For Baby Girls

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Diaper Cakes For Girls

Making a diaper cake is not necessarily hard, especially when you have easy video instructions. The hard part actually, is filtering through so many beautiful diaper cake ideas to find that perfect one.

But this is a good problem to have because diaper cakes are awesome. Why?

  • Diaper cakes make great gifts for the new mom-to-be. She is getting a practical gift that she will use throughout the first weeks and months of her new baby’s life;
  • Diaper cakes for girls make great baby shower centerpieces too! This is especially great if you are planning a baby shower on a budget.

Below are several great diaper cake ideas to choose from. All you are left to do is look through the collection and see which one you like best. For your convenience, there is a list of exactly what is needed to make the diaper cakes.

Do keep in mind that when it comes to making diaper cakes, you can be as creative as you like. Feel free to introduce your theme colors into the diaper cake. The mom-to-be will appreciate it and the guests will love it.

Diaper Cake Ideas For Girls

Butterfly Diaper Cake

Here’s What You Will Need To Make A Butterfly Diaper Cake:

  • 28 Diapers size 1;
  • 1 Roll ribbon size 1 1/2 inch;
  • 1 Roll ribbon size 7/8 inch;
  • 3 Receiving blanket;
  • 3 Pipe cleaners;
  • 2 Small fluffy balls;
  • 4 Flowers;
  • 1 Baby bath toy;
  • Tape;
  • Scissors;
  • Rubber bands.

“A Dress” Diaper Cake

Here’s What You Will Need To Make A Dress:

  • 36 Size 1 diapers;
  • 1 Receiving Blanket;
  • 1 Roll of Ribbon;
  • 1 Small Hanger;
  • 1 Paper Towel Roll (you can also use a rolled card paper);
  • 2 Lollipop Sticks;
  • 4 paper clips;
  • Tape;
  • Rubber bands;
  • Scissors;
  • Flowers;
  • Hair clips.

Snowmobile Diaper Cake

Here’s What You Will Need To Make A Snowmobile Diaper Cake:

  • 30 Diapers size 1;
  • 1 Baby bib;
  • 4 Receiving blankets;
  • 2 Pair of fluffy baby socks;
  • 2 Pair of regular baby socks;
  • 1 Roll of ribbon size 2″;
  • 1 Roll of ribbon size 1″;
  • 1 Roll of ribbon size 1/4″;
  • 2 Sheets of Foam board size 20″ x 30″;
  • 1 Sippy cup;
  • 2 Silk flowers;
  • Stuffed animal;
  • Tape;
  • Hot glue gun;
  • Scissors;
  • Rubber bands.

A Heart – Diaper Cakes For Girls

Here’s What You Will Need To Make A Heart Diaper Cake:

  • 40 Size 3 diapers;
  • 2 Muslin cotton swaddle blankets size 47″ x 47″;
  • 1 Diaper pail bag refill ring;
  • 1 Roll of Ribbon size 2.5″;
  • 1 Foamboard size 20″ x 30″;
  • 1 Pipe cleaner;
  • Hot Glue Gun;
  • Tape;
  • Scissors;
  • Paper clips;
  • Rubber bands;
  • Add butterflies and flowers for accessories.

A Purse Diaper Cake

Here’s What You Will Need To Make A Purse Diaper Cake:

  • 12 Size 3 diapers;
  • 1 receiving blanket;
  • 7 Pipe cleaners;
  • Ribbon;
  • Rubber bands;
  • Scissors;
  • Tape;
  • Flowers for accessories.

A Teapot Diaper Cake

Here’s What You Will Need To Make A Teapot Diaper Cake:

  • 24 Diapers Newborn size;
  • Ribbon;
  • Baby bowl;
  • Teething ring;
  • Flowers for accessories;
  • 6 Washcloths;
  • 1 pair of baby socks;
  • 4 Pipe cleaners;
  • Cupcake paper;
  • Rubber bands;
  • Scissors;
  • Tape.

A Princess Carriage Diaper Cake

Here’s What You Will Need To Make A Princess Carriage:

  • 40 Diaper size 4;
  • 5 Receiving blankets;
  • Ribbon;
  • 3 Spoons;
  • 7 Pipe cleaners;
  • 1 Bottle brush or BOON brand stem flower;
  • Rubber bands;
  • Paper clips;
  • 4 Stuffed animals;
  • 2 paper towel roll;
  • Foam board size 3″ x 10″;
  • 1 Roll sheer fabric size 6″;
  • 1 Princess decoration;
  • Flowers for accessories.

A Princess Castle Diaper Cake

Here’s What You Will Need To Make A Princess Castle:

  • 132 Diapers size 1;
  • Dishwasher basket;
  • Rubber bands;
  • Scissors;
  • Snow cone cups & straw;
  • 1 baby bottle;
  • 3 Rolls of ribbons;
  • 1 Pack of baby wipes;
  • Tape;
  • 1 Baby bib;
  • 7 Receiving blankets;
  • Princess accessories;
  • Teething rings;
  • Scrapbook paper;
  • Stuffed animals.

Easy Diaper Cake – The Roll-Up Method

Here’s What You Will Need To Make This Easy Diaper Cake:

  • 59 Diapers size 1;
  • 1 Paper towel roll;
  • 14″ Cake Circle;
  • 1 Roll of curling ribbon;
  • 1 Roll of thick ribbon;
  • 1 Roll of thin ribbon;
  • Hot Glue gun and glue sticks;
  • Mini rubber bands;
  • Scissors;
  • Glue spots;
  • Tissue Festooning;
  • Faux flower.

Diaper Cake Centerpiece

Here’s What You Will Need To Make This Diaper Cake Centerpiece:

  • 20 Newborn diapers;
  • 1 Roll of ribbon;
  • 1 Large flower;
  • Scissors;
  • Rubber bands;
  • Peanut butter jar or soup can;
  • String;
  • Crinkle paper;
  • Glass cake pan.

5 Tier Diaper Cake – The Cake Pan Method

Here’s What You Will Need To Make This 5 Tier Diaper Cake:

  • 198 Diapers size 3;
  • 5 Round cake pans;
  • 1 Cardboard cut into a circle for the base;
  • 2 Paper towel roll;
  • 1 Roll of pink ribbon;
  • 1 Pair of newborn baby shoes;
  • Lace ribbon;
  • Jewels;
  • Hot glue gun;
  • Tulle;
  • Rubber bands.

Baby Booties Diaper Cake

Here’s What You Will Need To Make A Baby Booties Diaper Cake:

  • 42 Diapers size 1;
  • 4 Receiving blanket;
  • 2 Rolls of ribbon;
  • Flower for accessories;
  • Tape;
  • Rubber bands;
  • Scissors;
  • Paper clips.

Owl Diaper Cake

The owl baby shower is a popular theme. This diaper cake will fit perfectly if you choose that theme.

Here’s What You Will Need To Make An Owl Diaper Cake:

  • 35 Diapers size 1;
  • 2 Receiving blankets;
  • Onesie or infant clothing;
  • 1 Baby bib;
  • 1 Roll of ribbon;
  • 1 Pair of mittens;
  • 1 Pair of socks;
  • Paper flowers for the eyes;
  • Jewel for eyes accessories;
  • Rubber bands ;
  • Tape.

Simple Diaper Cake With Pretty Scrapbook Paper

Here’s What You Will Need To Make A Simple Diaper Cake:

  • A bunch of diapers in any size you prefer;
  • Rubber band;
  • Big elastics;
  • Skewers;
  • Scrapbook paper;
  • Scissors;
  • Tape;
  • Ribbon;
  • Silk flower.

Baby Bassinet Diaper Cake

Here’s What You Will Need To Make A Baby Bassinet Diaper Cake:

  • 43 Diapers size 2;
  • 1 Wipes container;
  • 1 Blanket;
  • 3 Receiving blankets;
  • 3 Baby washcloths;
  • 3 Pair of socks;
  • Ribbons;
  • Tape;
  • Scissors;
  • Large rubber bands;
  • Permanent marker.

Choo Choo Train Diaper Cake

Here’s What You Will Need To Make A Choo Choo Train Diaper Cake:

  • 46 Diapers size 2;
  • Wet ones baby wipes;
  • 1 Baby bib;
  • 2 Roll of ribbons;
  • 4 Receiving blankets;
  • 1 Blanket;
  • 2 Fleece blankets;
  • 1 Pair of socks;
  • Scissors;
  • Tape;
  • Rubber bands;
  • Foam board 6″ x 14″ or you can use cardboard;
  • Flowers for accessories.

Quad Runner Diaper Cake

Here’s What You Will Need To Make A Quad Runner Diaper Cake:

  • 50 Diapers size 2;
  • 1 Dishwasher basket;
  • 6 Receiving blanket;
  • 1 Sippy cup;
  • 1 Pair socks;
  • 1 Roll of ribbon;
  • 2 Paper towel rolls;
  • Rubber bands;
  • Paper clips;
  • Scissors;
  • Tape;
  • Stuff animal;
  • Flower for accessories.

4×4 Truck Diaper Cake

Here’s What You Will Need To Make A 4×4 Truck Diaper Cake:

  • 70 Diapers size 2;
  • 2 Baby bibs;
  • 2 Receiving;
  • 1 Fleece size 30″ x 40″;
  • 2 Paper towel rolls;
  • 1 Roll of ribbons size 2 1/2″;
  • 2 Pairs of baby socks;
  • 4 Washcloths;
  • Rubber bands;
  • Paper clips;
  • Foam board size 8″ x 18″ or you can also you cardboard;
  • 4 Silk or paper flowers;
  • Tape.

Wagon Diaper Cake

Here’s What You Will Need To Make A Wagon Diaper Cake:

  • 50 Diapers size 2;
  • 5 Receiving blankets;
  • 1 Roll ribbon size 2 1/2″;
  • 1 Roll ribbon size 1 1/2″;
  • Tape;
  • Rubber bands;
  • Silk flowers;
  • Foam board size 20″ x 30″;
  • Cutting mat;
  • Hut glue gun;
  • Marker;
  • Cutting knife;
  • Ruler;
  • Teething ring;
  • Pacifier;
  • Baby bath and shampoo;
  • Bath toys;
  • 2 Baby bottles;
  • Stuff animal.

It’s A Girl!

Here’s What You Will Need To Make This Diaper Cake:

  • 90 Size 1 diapers;
  • Rubber bands;
  • Scissors;
  • Johnson’s Baby wash;
  • Johnson’s baby powder;
  • Johnson’s head to toe wash;
  • Johnson’s baby lotion;
  • Hot Glue Gun with glue sticks;
  • Pink Polka Dot Ribbon;
  • Pink Pacifiers;
  • Solid Pink Ribbon;
  • Pink Teddy Bear (Option);
  • Grey Teddy Bear (Option);
  • It’s a Girl Pink Rattles;
  • It’s a Girl Cupcake Toppers;
  • Pink Baby Bottle Favors;
  • Baby Girl Booties 2 Pack.

3 Tier Diaper Cake

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Here’s What You Will Need To A Make A 3 Tier Diaper Cake:

  • 78 Diapers – you can choose your preferred size;
  • Round cardboard cake size 8″, 10″ and 12″;
  • 6 Toilet paper rolls;
  • Hot glue gun;
  • Rubber bands;
  • Ribbons;
  • Silk flowers;
  • Stuff animal;
  • Colorful construction paper.

Bee Diaper Cake

Bee diaper cake - diaper cake ideas
Click here for the full tutorial

The “mommy to bee” theme is a popular one. This diaper cake fits perfectly and it’s easy to make too.

Here’s What You Will Need To Make A Bee Diaper Cake:

  • Diapers – 1 pack size 1 and 1 pack of size 2;
  • 3 Cake pans – size 10″, 8″ and 6″;
  • 1 Roll of yellow ribbon;
  • 1 Roll of black ribbon;
  • Cake stand;
  • Silk flowers decorations;
  • Rubber bands;
  • Wooden bees decorations.

Hot Air Balloon Diaper Cake

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Here’s What You Will Need To Make A Hot Air Balloon Diaper Cake:

  • 1 Pack of diapers – you can choose the size you want;
  • 1 Square box;
  • 1 Spray paint;
  • 1 Round paper lantern size 16″;
  • 2 Spools lace ribbon in different sizes and pattern;
  • 1 String flat back small pearl beads;
  • Spool Burlap Ribbon to wrap around the box;
  • 1 Large Burlap Flower embellishment;
  • 8 Small Burlap Flowers in cream and brown;
  • Spool of jute string;
  • Four 36″ wooden dowel rods;
  • Straight pins;
  • Elastic;
  • Hot glue gun;
  • Tape;
  • Stuffed animal for a passenger.

Tutu Diaper Cake

Tutu diaper cake
Image Credit: Inspiredtreasures.com. Click here for instructions

Here’s What You Will Need To Make A Tutu Diaper Cake:

  • 59 Diapers size 1;
  • 1 Paper towel roll;
  • 14″ Cake Circle;
  • 1 Roll of curling ribbon to tie the diapers, (you could also use large rubber bands);
  • Hot Glue gun and glue sticks;
  • Mini rubber bands;
  • Scissors;
  • Tulle – get it in the color of your theme.
  • Headband – get the kind of headband that has holes in it. You can normally get these at the Dollar Store.
  • Ribbons to wrap around the tiers.

Click here for instructions.


Elephant Diaper Cake

elephant diaper cake

How to make an elephant diaper cake?

This diaper cake may seem elaborate but it is really not very difficult to make. First, you will need your three tiers. Click here to see how to make a basic tiered diaper cake. Once you have your foundation in place, decorate it. For this particular elephant diaper cake, you will need:


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