How to start a
Baby Shower Gift Basket Business - Five Top Tips For Making A Diaper
are becoming more popular for baby showers and newborn gift ideas. These
cakes, which offer everything a new mom needs for her new bundle of joy,
can make any baby shower unforgettable. Not only do they leave a lasting
impression, but the new mother can use every item in the cake, from the
blankets to the diapers, thus providing a fun and useful gift for the
proud mom-to-be. You can make them a three layer to just a one layer
depending on the size gift you want to send.
Here are top five tips to making a
Fill your cakes with items you know
the mother will be using. Diapers and blankets we all know, but items
like baby lotions, powder, hand sanitizer, nail clippers, bottom balm,
or Vaseline. You may also include a bottlebrush, baby bottle, scratch
mittens and so on.
products when you can. I use Luvs diapers as they are bigger and make
your cake more stable. Blanket size does matter. Keep that in mind when
deciding on the size of your cake. For example, 7, 8, 10, or 12 29x29
will give you an 8” cake and 30 x 40 will give you an 12“ cake, a burp
cloth will give you an 7” (they have really cute and colorful burp
clothes out now) for a 10” this size is in between so you can use a 30 x
40 and just bring in one end a little more to make it a 10”.
Make sure you wrap cake as this will
deter others form touching or moving items around. Use cellophane wrap
or cellophane bags, or tulle. Use lots of curly ribbon makes your cakes
look so pretty.
Have fun and create your own style
everyone has their own. Themed cakes are very popular (Disney). Also if
the sex of baby is unknown don't fear...mix it up a bit go with neutral
colors. If you know the babies room color that is even better.
If your choosing this as a
business-congrats. Making diaper cakes for a living is so much fun and
very rewarding. A few starter tips are: Have professional pictures taken
of your cakes. Use these as a portfolio and put them in a book for show
and tell. Have business cards made up and brochures. Set your pricing.
Tell everyone about your cakes. It is the best time start as many people
in your city have more then likely not even heard of a diaper cake.
To learn more about making diaper cakes for fun or profit or to order a
diaper cake go to
Ireland is the founder of Make A Diapercake biz,
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