Tuesday, July 26, 2011

Diaper Cakes by Susan

My good friend Susan started making diaper cakes a few years ago for her pregnant friends. She should make it a side business: "Diaper Cakes by Susan" because they are true works of art. Speaking as someone who has received one, you don't want to take them apart. It's clear they are labor intensive projects – all the rolling of diapers, positioning, ribbon tying, embellishing and perfecting. Her debut cake was for Ashley's first born daughter Ella back in 2007.

A few years later in 2010, she made this one for Ashley's second daughter Owsley. We called this one the "Elegant Diaper Cake." So pretty, isn't it?

A few days ago, she created a new masterpiece for our friend Joey who is due in a few weeks. This one is my favorite! She's stamped "B-A-B-Y" using her PSA Essentials Vanilla Peel & Stick stamps and used the carriage stamp from PSA Carriage. I love the wide peach ribbon, the orchid flowers, and the crisp, clean white diapers rolled so neatly. It looks great and Joey loved it.

Interested in making one? Head on over to this site for a great tutorial: http://www.make-baby-stuff.com/diaper-cake-instructions.html.

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