Finding a baby shower gift that’s both practical and adorable is a tough job. There tends to be a fine line between useless and not-so-fun for the baby or the parents. Well look no further for the perfect baby shower gift! This modern take on the diaper cake is the only gift you’ll need to make from now on. It looks so beautiful – and a bit complicated – but don’t worry! This tutorial from What’s Up Moms has some great tips and tricks to making this diaper cake perfectly and with no hassle. Watch the video below to see how it’s done.

What’s fun about diaper cakes as a gift is that you can make it entirely your own! You can use burlap or any other kind of ribbon you think this mom-to-be will like, and add a fun “cake topper”! I love how she uses stuffed animals as her cake topper – it’s like a few extra presents on top!


– 75-100 diapers
– Decorative ribbon
– Rubber bands
– Safety pins
– 14″ cake circle
– 3 different sizes of baking pans
– Empty paper towel roll
– Cake topper(s)