Wrap some string or a rubber band around the middle of the diaper “cake.” This will hold your diaper cake together. Do not use tape or glue, as this can ruin the diapers, and make them unusable for the new mom. Repeat the process for the other pie pans. Use the same process to make more layers.
How many diapers does it take to make a diaper cake?
Most diaper cakes use about 50 to 75 newborn or size 1 diapers. A cake topper (a stuffed animal, ribbon, board book, etc.) A sheet of cardboard or a cake plate.
How do you secure a diaper cake to the base?
Remove the diaper cake and using box cutters, cut the base out. Using wide painters tape or masking tape, make a large loop and put it on the cardboard base. Put the diaper cake back on. This secures it to the base.
How do you keep the layers of a diaper cake together?
Place a half-finished roll of paper towels upright on a table. The roll of paper towels will be the centerpiece of the cake that will hold the layers together. You can also used a rolled up blanket or a large bottle of baby lotion as the centerpiece.
How do you make a 3 layer diaper cake?
1) Attach the paper tower roll, with a hot glue gun, onto the center of a cake board. (The detail material list and sizes are at the end of the post.) 2) Roll the diaper up tightly. 3) Secured the rolled up diaper with a mini rubber band (place on the upper one third of the diaper, you’ll know why in just a minute).
What size diaper is best for a diaper cake?
Choose size 2 diapers for your cake, since many babies never wear the newborn size, and they grow out of the size 1s astoundingly quickly. Make your cake colorful by picking washcloths and blankets in different shades and patterns. Use a special toy or stuffed animal as a cake topper.
How do you attach things to a diaper cake?
Push spoons directly into the diapers. Use hair bows or bobby pins to attach to the top of the diaper or ribbons. You can even attach items together using safety pins and tie a ribbon through the safety pin to thread through the layers without damage.
Step 4: Add decorations
You have lots of options when it comes to diaper cake decorations. If you’ve used a rubber band to keep your diaper rolls in place, then cover it with ribbon or fabric. You can add some small toys, sitting them around the base or placing them on each tier of the cake.
What size rubber bands do I need for a diaper cake?
Diapers : if you’re making a three-tiered cake, you’ll need about 38 total diapers. That is 23 on the bottom, 9 in the middle and 6 on the top. Rubber bands (small) – You’ll need one rubber band per diaper. If you’re making a three-tiered cake, with 38 diapers, you’ll need 38 bands.
How many diapers do I need for a 2 layer diaper cake?
For a 2 tier diaper cake you’ll need 28 diapers, for a 3 tier diaper cake you’ll need 62 diapers and for a 4 tier diaper cake you’ll need 118 diapers.