A beautiful and thoughtful gift for any mother to be. Great for centre pieces at baby showers.


  • 60 Disposable Nappies
  • 3 Baby blankets or towels
  • 1 Soft toy
  • Variety of baby items (bibs, bottles, rattles, face washers, toiletries, clothes etc.)
  • 1 Large cardboard tube
  • Variety of ribbons
  • Roll of cellophane
  • Rubber bands
  • String


  1. Roll up individual disposable nappies and secure with a rubber band.
  2. Arrange about 30 rolled up nappies in a circle shape and tie together with string for the bottom tier. Repeat with about 20 nappies for the middle tier and 10 nappies for the top tier.
  3. Fold and wrap your baby blankets or towels around each tier. Secure with a ribbon wrapped around the tier.
  4. Remove the middle nappy for each tier and feed the cardboard tube through to secure all 3 tiers together.
  5. Place your baby products around the nappy cake as you wish.
  6. Finish off decorating with cellophane and ribbons.

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  • staky
    • 21 Mar 2014
      11:31 am

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  • This is a brilliant idea. I’ll have to try this for the next baby shower I go to


  • I thought this was an edible cake when I first saw the photo. It is very realistic.


  • I have a friend who creates these and sells them as a side hobby. A great idea.


  • I’ve made these before! They are so fun to create!


  • These are such a loving gift, I received a few and adored it.


  • Clever idea. Thank you for sharing


  • That is so clever, well done!


  • These just look amazing and aren’t that hard to make. Packed with practical items too.


  • Such a practical idea thank you


  • A spectacular looking nappy cake – so much pretty in pink!


  • Thank you. I’ve wanted to find out how to make these. Great project for a present.


  • I received a nappy cake for my baby shower and loved it – great idea!


  • So pretty! A great idea!


  • It looks so great! Thanks very much for sharing!


  • This is a great idea for putting all the baby needs all together for a gift for any 1st time Mum.

    • Such an incredibly thoughtful and practical gift for baby.


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