Make You Own Diaper Cakes
Diaper cakes are an impressive and practical gift. If you buy one in a store it will cost between $70 - $170. If you enjoy making things - have you thought about making your own diaper cake as a gift? I guarantee once you start you won't be able to stop and you will be encouraging more of your friends and relatives to fall pregnant just so that you can make them this great gift! You may even start getting requests to make diaper cakes for friends and they will pay you for them!
It is pretty hard to learn how to make diaper cakes by following written instructions and you will probably waste a lot of time making mistakes and getting frustrated in the process. The best way to learn this craft is through someone showing you step by step. If you don't know anyone who can teach you, you can download a video that will show you everything you need to learn. Learning via a video is a fantastic and quick way to produce good looking and creative diaper cakes.
You do not have to have alot of creative or crafty experience to learn to make a diaper cake, with the right teacher you can quickly produce a wonderful looking diaper cake. Once you learn the basics you can start to be as creative as you want by adding toys, ribbons, photos and lotions.
It will probably cost you around $40 for the materials needed to make each diaper cake. To cut these costs look out for specials in supermarkets, they usually have regular specials on diapers to encourage parents into the store. If you hunt around you can always find good quality toys, teddy bears, creams and ribbons at reduced rates. If you attend baby or parenting expos you can often pick up lots of samples or give-a-ways that will look great on a diaper cake. Of course if you buy in bulk you will end up saving a lot.
Diaper cakes are a great gift, they brighten up any hospital room, make a wonderful centerpiece for a baby shower and are a practical and welcomed gift for parents. So get creative and make a diaper cake today!