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Fun Baby Gift Ideas: Diaper Cakes for Boys and Girls

Baby gift ideas should be unique, especially if you are considering something like diaper cakes for boys and girls.

Most newborns require the same general supplies and they are not at an age where they can fully appreciate a toy, outfit or personalized present. That’s why the diaper cake is so appealing. Loved ones can provide a much needed supply and dress it up so the presentation is original and includes a few extras for baby and/or the parents.  DSCF3171 Continue reading

8 Great Diaper Cake Ideas that Anyone Can Build

Great diaper cake ideas come in all styles, colors and sizes. What truly makes the finished display memorable is how much meaning you put into it.

Diapers by themselves make wonderful presents for new parents. After all, it is one item that you know for certain the baby will use. However most gift givers want to put some effort into the present. Handing over a bunch of plain diapers doesn’t sound that appealing. The best part about giving diaper cakes is that they are extremely easy to customize so your gift stands out!

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Why Diaper Cakes Make Unique Baby Gifts for Any New Parent

If you’re wondering why diaper cakes make unique baby gifts, then there are a few things you should know about this highly versatile, practical present. Modern parents have many items available to them, yet there are a few simple necessities that every family needs when a new little one takes up residence at their home. The diaper cake offers something useful in a package that is fun and unique for baby!DSCF3597 Continue reading

Depends diaper cakes for the “older” kids among us!!

Diaper Cakes don’t just have to be for infants and toddlers –  Depends Diaper Cakes can be for seniors and doddlers!

Depends diapersInfant diapers aren’t the only type of diapers that can be used to make diaper cakes.  Most of you are familiar with “Depends” diapers that are made for senior adults. Depends diapers can make great diaper cakes for the more “seasoned” among us.  Depends Diaper Cakes can be used as gag gifts, retirement gifts, retirement party centerpieces, etc.  Just like diaper cakes for baby shower gifts and centerpieces, the size, theme, decorations, etc. are only limited by your imagination!  Depends diaper cakes will definitely be unique and the hit of the party! Continue reading


The cost of diaper cakes is largely influenced by the cost of the diapers!

This should be of no surprise!   Anyone who has had to purchase diapers in the past for their own children know that the cost of diapers can be huge, especially over time.  Obviously this means that the cost of diapers is a major factor in the cost of diaper cakes whether you make the cake yourself or purchase one already made.  Often this creates a dilemma.


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DSCF2466STUDY:  Diapers a costly need for many families

According to a report published recently in the Journal of Pediatrics, diaper need – the inability of afford to keep a child in clean diapers – affects a substantial number of low income Americans.

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DSCF2686 Baby Shower Diaper Cakes Are One of the Best Gifts You Can Give New Parents!!

Baby shower diaper cakes make a great gift and décor item. This fun, unique craft is not difficult to make and allows the builder total creativity. New parents will love receiving the cake, and will appreciate the generous, thoughtful meaning behind it. Diaper cakes for baby showers have become hugely popular. Why should you consider building one for your next baby shower? Continue reading

Baby Shower Centerpieces Using Diaper Cake

DSCF3192Baby Shower Centerpieces: The Most Useful Decoration You Will Ever Display

Baby shower centerpieces come in all styles, but there is one thing most of them have in common: they are virtually useless after the event. Unless you know someone else who might want to reuse them at their baby shower, there is little you can do with a large number of centerpieces. Keeping one or two for sentimental reasons is great, but chances are you will end up with more than you need for home display. That is unless you choose to place diaper cakes at every table. Continue reading

How To Make A Diaper Cake

DSCF2848How to Make a Diaper Cake: Basic Instructions for the New Cake Maker!

Learning how to make a diaper cake is not as difficult as you think. These charming baby-themed cakes make great gifts and conversation pieces at showers.

They aren’t edible, but they are very practical. No matter what theme or style you prefer, each cake will provide new parents with a number of diapers which will inevitably come in handy after they introduce their family’s newest member to the world. Continue reading


Are you looking for custom baby gifts that will stand out at the party, be useful and appreciated by the proud parents and allow you to use your creativity?  Diaper Cakes can definitely be the answer!  Diaper Cakes are made from a base of diapers shaped into a tiered cake design  and then decorated with any of a variety of useful and fun items.  You may start with a particular theme such as cartoon characters or sports.  You can utilize different colors, shapes and sizes of decorations to further customize your creation.  As you gain more experience, you can vary the actual design of the cake from a basic “cake” design to ones that are shaped like tractors, tricycles, dolls, etc.  You are only limited by your imagination.

While Diaper Cakes can be purchased pre-made from a variety of sources, they can be expensive to buy and expensive to ship.  In addition, since diaper cakes can be relatively delicate to transport,  there is always the danger of the diaper cake being damaged in the shipping process.  The other big problem is that it takes away the ability to customize the diaper cake for the intended recipient.

Creating a customized, unique diaper cake can be fun and allow your creative juices to flow.  They are definitely custom baby gifts and can actually become a unique work of art.

Start by learning the basics in our free video on how to make a basic Diaper Cake and give it a try!  Once you have mastered the basics, check out our e-book, “The Guide to Ultimate Diaper Cakes” for many more designs complete with “recipes”, pictures and additional tips and tricks to making your ultimate diaper cake.  Diaper Cakes definitely make fantastic custom baby gifts.