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Elephant Diaper Cake


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Design by: Marilyn_Leonard (5 Projects)
Project skill level: advanced
Project time: 2 hours to 3 hours
Project tags: Baby Shower Baby Boy Baby Décor Party Decorations/Favors Gifts

Baby Diaper Cake made using Cricut cartridges: Create a Critter, Life's a Party, Storybook and Accent Essentials.

CRICUT ®: WHAT WAS USED

OTHER MATERIALS NEEDED

  • Peachy Keen Stamps
  • Baby Diapers
  • Receiving Blankets

STEP-BY-STEP How-TO INSTRUCTIONS

Diaper Cake = size 2 Luv Diapers, two receiving blankets.
Elephants = made using two baby wash cloths per elephant and clear rubber bands.
Images = made using Cricut cartridges: Create a Critter, Storybook, Life's a Party, Accent Essentials.
Embossing = Cuttlebug "Hounds Tooth" folder.
Stamps: Peachy Keen PK-490 Everyday Character Face Assortment [1" size].
Ink: Tim Holtz Tea Dye Distress Ink.
•"BENJAMIN" letters are from Cricut Storybook cartridge. Stickles added as accents to letters.
•Peanut images are from Cricut Create a Critter cartridge; [Peanut-s] found on page 55 of the folder. Peanut images are mounted with foam tape.
•Circus Tent image is from Cricut Create a Critter cartridge; [Elephant][Accessory] found on page 55 of the folder. Two were cut, one with flip feature and mounted back-to-back with foam tape. They are attached on a popsicle stick with hot glue. The letter "B" at top of tent is from Cricut Storybook cartridge. White gel pen used for faux stitching.
Starburst images from Cricut Accent Essentials; [Accent7-s] found on page 38 of the folder. Faces are from Peachy Keen PK-490 Everyday Character Face Assortment. White gel pen used to color in eye on faces. Pink chalk used for cheeks.
Lion image from Cricut Life's a Party cartridge; [Lion] found on page 26 of the folder. Lion is mounted with foam tape.
Peanut images were embossed using Cuttlebug "Hounds Tooth" folder to create a more "peanut texture" to image. Color of peanut created using Tim Holtz Tea Dye Distress Ink over beige card stock.
Eyes of elephants are googly eyes attached with mini glue dots. There are two 3" pipe cleaners inside the elephant's noses that allow them to bend and be shaped. Elephants are attached at the feet with straight pins.
•Seal image from Cricut Create a Critter cartridge; [Seal] found on page 56 of the folder.
•Stand for Seal from Cricut Create a Critter cartridge; [Seal][Accessory] found on page 56 of the folder.
•Ball image from Cricut Create a Critter cartridge; [Ball-s] found on page 56 of the folder.

Step 1

Diaper Cake = size 2 Luv Diapers, two receiving blankets.
Elephants = made using two baby wash cloths per elephant and clear rubber bands.
Images = made using Cricut cartridges: Create a Critter, Storybook, Life's a Party, Accent Essentials.
Embossing = Cuttlebug "Hounds Tooth" folder.
Stamps: Peachy Keen PK-490 Everyday Character Face Assortment [1" size].
Ink: Tim Holtz Tea Dye Distress Ink.

Step 2

•"BENJAMIN" letters are from Cricut Storybook cartridge. Stickles added as accents to letters.
•Peanut images are from Cricut Create a Critter cartridge; [Peanut-s] found on page 55 of the folder. Peanut images are mounted with foam tape.
•Circus Tent image is from Cricut Create a Critter cartridge; [Elephant][Accessory] found on page 55 of the folder. Two were cut, one with flip feature and mounted back-to-back with foam tape. They are attached on a popsicle stick with hot glue. The letter "B" at top of tent is from Cricut Storybook cartridge. White gel pen used for faux stitching.

Step 3

Starburst images from Cricut Accent Essentials; [Accent7-s] found on page 38 of the folder. Faces are from Peachy Keen PK-490 Everyday Character Face Assortment. White gel pen used to color in eye on faces. Pink chalk used for cheeks.

Step 4

Lion image from Cricut Life's a Party cartridge; [Lion] found on page 26 of the folder. Lion is mounted with foam tape.

Step 5

Peanut images were embossed using Cuttlebug "Hounds Tooth" folder to create a more "peanut texture" to image. Color of peanut created using Tim Holtz Tea Dye Distress Ink over beige card stock.

Step 6

Eyes of elephants are googly eyes attached with mini glue dots. There are two 3" pipe cleaners inside the elephant's noses that allow them to bend and be shaped. Elephants are attached at the feet with straight pins.

Step 7

•Seal image from Cricut Create a Critter cartridge; [Seal] found on page 56 of the folder.
•Stand for Seal from Cricut Create a Critter cartridge; [Seal][Accessory] found on page 56 of the folder.
•Ball image from Cricut Create a Critter cartridge; [Ball-s] found on page 56 of the folder.

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