Diaper Cake Ideas

boy diaper cake

I have lots of unique diaper cake ideas for you! Since I started my little diaper cakes business (which was about 6 years ago) I have made over 1000 diaper cakes myself. I do have my standard designs but I have also made some very special and custom-made designs. You know, it can get a little bit boring to always make the same diaper gifts, so especially for my family and friends I have tried out some new creations. The outcome were some really unique diaper cakes and baby shower centerpieces.

So here are photos of cakes I made and ideas for you to copy or just to get some inspiration and then let your own creativity sparkle. Most of my diaper cake ideas come with a step-by-step tutorial so you can easily make your own. Click the links below each photo block to get to the instructions.


Traditional Diaper Cakes

Traditional diaper cakes are the ones that to some extent look like a real, edible cake. They can have 1-tier, 2-tiers, 3-tiers and even more. They can be plain or with various decorations and personalized or not. In addition they can have an overall theme but that's not a must. Here are a few examples for traditional diaper cake ideas.

one tier diaper cake
personalized diaper cake
puppy dog diaper cake
piglet diaper cake

How to make traditional diaper cakes.



Animal Diaper Cakes

When you make an animal diaper cake you can make the actual animal form which can be quite hard. An easier alternative often is a traditional diaper cake with a cuddly toy of this animal and all kinds of items related to this animal attached. An example of the latter would be the mouse diaper cake pictured below.    

diaper snail
diaper owl
diaper caterpillar
diaper mouse

If you want to pack more diapers into your diaper animal cake, make a combination of a traditional cake (tier 1) and put the animal on top: 

snail diaper cake
mouse diaper cake

How to make diaper animals.



Diaper Baskets

Diaper baskets are a very easy way to 'wrap' diapers in a nice way. There's no complicated diaper rolling and arranging involved. All you have to do is stack your diapers in a basket or if your basket is big enough, you can just put the complete, unpacked pack in your basket. Put a small baby blanket or burp cloth over the diapers and place some baby items such as (rolled) baby clothes, feeding items, baby care products or baby toys on top, et voila - ready!

small diaper basket
diaper gift basket for triplets

How to make diaper gift baskets.



More Diaper Cake Ideas


Diaper Babies

Diaper babies are very versatile, meaning you can realize all kinds of diaper cakes with them. If you need just a little gift or something to go with a gift card, just one or two diaper babies will be fine. But you can also make really big diaper babies gift baskets! 

pair of diaper babies
small basket with diaper babies
big basket with diaper babies

How to make diaper babies.






Diaper Bouquets

Flowers are a popular gift for women. So why not combine 'flowers' and a baby gift with a diaper bouquet. 

pirate diaper bouquet
girl diaper bouquet

How to make diaper bouquets.


Special Diaper Cake Designs

You think there cannot possibly be any more diaper cake ideas? You are totally wrong! How about an hot air diaper balloon, a diaper bike, a diaper sailboat, diaper meadow or a diaper tractor? Or also a little diaper gift for triplet babies?

Here you go: 

diaper tractor
diaper bike


How to make a hot air balloon

diaper cake.

hot air balloon diaper cake
diaper meadow in a pail
diaper sailboat
triplets diaper cake: diaper babies in cots




More diaper cake ideas here.


I hope you like my diaper cake ideas!

I have made all the above pictured diapercakes myself . It just takes some imagination and sometimes a little bit of expertise.

Just try it out and enjoy!


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