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Wednesday, January 26, 2011

A Baby Gift-A Baby Food Jar Cake-A Tutorial

I have made many diaper cakes for baby showers I've hosted and attended.  They are great decorations, are fun, and better yet, very practical!  Our friend was having her second baby. Because she was having another boy, we decided to throw her a themed shower. A "food" theme was selected. So, we focused on all things to do with feeding babies.

I wanted to make her a special gift.  She is a very special friend. I decided to make a baby food jar cake.
I needed a round cake board. You can buy these anywhere. I picked these up at WalMart in a 5 pack.  I bought 24 jars of baby food. I had a glue gun, a plastic wrapping bag, and ribbon.

I arranged 14 jars into a circle and hot glued them to the cake board.

I glued 7 more jars on top of the first layer.

Here's a top down view.

I glued the final three jars on top of the second layer.

Another view from the top.

Here's the plastic wrapping bag I used.  I put the entire baby jar cake in it.

I then tied a big blue bow on it and added a pack of spoons for a little extra touch.

This was a fun twist on a traditional item.  The mother to be loved it!
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  2. cute idea
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  3. I love your blog! I'm going to have to come back and follow you from my craft blog to! I would love to feature one of your posts on my craft blog! Great job!!!

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  4. How cute is that?!!! I'm going to attempt to make my first diaper cake today but this looks way easier!

  5. WOW what a great idea and it's so cute too!!!

    You have a GORGEOUS blog!! I'm following you from the Wandering Wednesday blog hop. :)


  6. OMG - what a creative and cute gift idea!

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    Yona Writes

  7. What a unique way to gift baby food!! LOVE, LOVE, LOVE IT!!!

  8. What a great idea. I know it will be a hit.


  9. And you gave me an idea! thanks for sharing! XD .. i love your blog!

  10. Thanks, guys! I'm so glad you like it. It is so simple and fun!

  11. So creative!!!!:) what a great idea...know i am going to attempt my first cake its to much easy....
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  13. I was wondering what stage baby food did you use? It looks like stage 2 but I wanted to double check before buying the supplies. :)


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