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November 11, 2018

How To Make An Elephant Diaper Cake With Easy To Follow Video Instructions

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How To Make An Elephant Diaper Cake

The elephant baby shower theme is extremely popular, which is why an elephant diaper cake would be awesome.

The elephant theme is totally neutral, so you could use pink, blue, neutral colors, or match the colors of your theme.

Because the elephant theme is so popular, there are lots of variations too. Below are three for you to choose from.

But first, why should you create a diaper cake?

  • It’s practical. Since a diaper cake is made of diapers, the mommy-to-be will actually use the stuff it is made of;
  • It is an adorable baby shower decoration or centerpiece;
  • And according to the mommy community over at “What To Expect,” it’s also a classy way to give the new momma some needed diapers.

Elephant Diaper Cake – Option 1

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

  • Lined basket;
  • Bibs;
  • Tulle;
  • Rubber bands;
  • 34 Diapers;
  • Flowers;
  • Straw;
  • Wire;
  • Double sided tape;
  • Receiving blankets.
  • Tinsel chenille stems or pipe cleaners (for the trunk)

Elephant Diaper Cake – Option 2

This video runs through really fast but you can find full and complete instructions here, if you need it.

For this Elephant Diaper Cake, you will need:

  • rubber bands; 
  • Diapers – newborn or size 1;
  • Receiving blanket;
  • Pacifier;
  • 2 Matching bibs for the ears;
  • 2 Small matching buttons for the eyes
  • Wire (any gauge) to hold up the ears.
  • Tape
  • Glue Dots
  • Ribbon
  • Scissors

Elephant Diaper Cake – Option 3

For this diaper cake, you will need the following:

  • 60 x size 1 diapers;
  • 60 x small rubber bands;
  • glue gun;
  • empty paper towel roll;
  • wired ribbon;
  • ribbon;
  • thin ribbon;
  • 14′ cardboard cake plate;
  • 3 leis;
  • elephant stuffed animal that fits onto your diaper cake.

Not really what you were looking for? Here are more diaper cake ideas to choose from:


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