25 Baby Shower Diaper Cake Ideas

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Wait a minute! Did you say diaper cake? As in a cake made of diapers? Yup, that’s right. But before you become anymore flabbergasted, read on to know more about these unique cakes.

MeandMyMunchkin has prepared a beautiful guide full of nappy cake ideas, especially for all those friends and relatives of mom-to-be. After all, it is a pretty nice gift to bring to a baby shower. But before all that, you might be wondering what exactly diaper cakes are.

What is a Diaper Cake?

Diaper Cake is literally what its name suggests – a cake made of diapers. A baby shower diaper cake is an arrangement of diapers made to resemble a traditional tiered cake. Too bad it can’t be eaten though. However, like other cakes, it is decorated to match a particular theme. Only in this case, it’s a baby theme.

You will be surprised to discover how overly decorated these baby shower diaper cakes can be. Adorned with ribbons, bows, baby care items and sometimes plush toys, they are a sight to see. Diaper cakes are usually made with size 1 diapers which can later be used for your baby. So, it’s useful and unique.

Looking for a diaper cake for a boy? A girl? Or it is a surprise? We have got it all. Below are given some awesome nappy cake ideas to surprise the mom-to-be. If you are a hands-on-person you can even, make one yourself. It’s pretty easy.

Top 10 Diaper Cakes Ideas for Girls

Princess Diaper Cake

Diaper Cakes Ideas for Girls

This 3-tier beautiful cake is made using 61 reusable size 1 Pampers Swaddler’s diapers. It consists of pink and white custom hand-made paper flowers with pearls, child size crystal tiara, pink and white garland, high quality glitter-free ribbons and other decorative items. The princess like look makes it a perfect diaper cake for a baby girl.

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D-I-Y Princess Nappy Cake Idea:

Diaper Cakes Ideas for Girls

To make a princess diaper cake by yourself, watch this tutorial.

Butterfly Diaper Cake

Diaper Cakes Ideas for Girls

This is a 3-tiered diaper cake which is decorated using tulle, a baby crib, ribbons, butterfly embellishments etc. It is made using about 65 branded diapers. An adorable baby girl diaper cake is a perfect gift to bring along with you on a baby shower.

Other Butterfly Diaper Cake ideas:

D-I-Y Butterfly Diaper Cake:

Diaper Cakes Ideas for Girls

Make this cute butterfly nappy cake by watching this tutorial. A handmade gift is usually cherished the most by your loved ones.

Flower Diaper Cake

Diaper Cakes Ideas for Girls

This floral arrangement of diapers is a wonderful gift for parents-to-be. Laced ribbon surrounded by blooming flowers makes it perfect for every season. This 3-tiered cake is about 14-inches long. Moreover, it can be used as a table center piece for decoration purposes if you are holding a baby shower.

More Floral Diaper Cake ideas:

Hello Kitty Diaper Cake

Diaper Cakes Ideas for Girls

This 2-tiered Hello Kitty Diaper Cake is made using 60 size one Pampers Swaddlers Diapers. It consists of Hello Kitty Baby Bib, Hello Kitty Push Doll, pacifier and other useful items. The diaper cake is decorated using ribbons, tulle etc. You can personalize this diaper cake.

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Castle Diaper Cake

Diaper Cakes Ideas for Girls

This 3-tier diaper cake for girls is made using 32 branded diapers and is decorated with ribbons, frills, tulle and crown to give it a castle-like look. The diapers are usable, which makes this an extremely efficient gift for expectant parents.

Some other Castle Diaper Cake Ideas are:

Giraffe Diaper Cake

Diaper Cakes Ideas for Girls

Welcome the baby girl to this world with this 3-tiered pink and brown giraffe diaper cake. It is made using 62 size one/two Pampers Swaddlers diapers. The diapers are 100% usable. This cake is decorated with ribbons and giraffe cut-outs.

More Giraffe Diaper Cakes for Girls:

Owl Diaper Cake

Diaper Cakes Ideas for Girls

This 3-tiered owl diaper cake is made by using 68 Pampers swaddler Size 1 diapers. It is decorated using paper owl cut-outs, paper shreds, ribbon, flowers etc. It can act as a beautiful centerpiece for your baby shower décor or can be gifted to mom-to-be.

Other Baby Girl Owl Diaper Cakes:

Cinderella Diaper Cake

Diaper Cakes Ideas for Girls

This is a perfect gift to welcome your little princess into this world. The Cinderella Diaper Cake is made to look like a carriage that includes 75 size one diapers, 1 receiving blanket, 3 washcloths, princess tiara, one plastic princess slipper, and decorative accessories. This baby girl diaper cake can also act as a good baby shower décor.

Other ideas for Cinderella Diaper Cakes:

Stroller Diaper Cake

Diaper Cakes Ideas for Girls

This Pink Stroller Baby Girl Diaper Cake is made using 140 Pampers Swaddlers size one diapers. It contains a baby doll pink stroller, decorative bows, ribbons, frills etc. It is an extremely cute cake which can be used for gifting purposes as well as for decorating purposes.

More ideas for Stroller Diaper Cake:

Tricycle Diaper Cake

Diaper Cakes Ideas for Girls

This Diaper Cake is built from 56 Pamper Swaddlers Diapers size one. It contains two cotton receiving blankets, baby bottle, pair of socks, two bibs, and a toy bear. You can buy it here.

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Top 10 Diaper Cakes Ideas for Boys

Motorcycle Diaper Cake

Diaper Cakes Ideas for Boys

Ride in style to your next baby shower. Take this Motorcycle Diaper Cake along with you. It includes 50 size one diapers, 2 receiving blanket, 2 bibs, 2 bottle brushes, 1 learner cup with handles, 1 pair socks, 1 teething toy, and a stuffed animal.

Other Motorcycle Nappy Cake ideas:

Jungle Diaper Cake

Diaper Cakes Ideas for Boys

This beautiful four-tiered Jungle Safari diaper cake would make a stunning and unforgettable decorative gift for a baby shower. It is made using approximately 61 reusable size 1 Pampers Swaddlers diapers. The cake is decorated with various assortments like jungle animal cut-outs, washcloths, baby bibs, comb, stuff toy, bright green garland, ribbons etc.

Other Jungle Baby Boy Diaper Cake Ideas:

Choo Choo Train Diaper Cake

Diaper Cakes Ideas for Boys

This diaper cake is a perfect gift for a baby boy. It is made using size 1 diapers, ribbons, pins, board and other decorative items. The diapers are usable. So, it’s an efficient and adorable gift for a baby shower.

More Train Diaper Cakes for Boys:

Elephant Diaper Cake

Diaper Cakes Ideas for Boys

This 3-tiered diaper cake is available in multiple colors. Its unique design makes it perfect for a little boy. It is made up of branded diapers, tulle, ribbons etc. A stuffed toy elephant or an elephant cut-out sits on the very top of the diaper cake. You can buy it here.

Other Elephant Nappy Cakes ideas:

Giraffe Diaper Cake

Diaper Cakes Ideas for Boys

This 2-tier diaper cake includes 20 size one Diapers, Giraffe Plush Toy, 3 Pairs Of Socks, and 2 washcloths. The diaper cake is decorated with 2 pairs of socks on the top and 2 cupcakes made out of washcloth and socks. This can be gifted or used for decoration purposes. You can buy it here.

More Giraffe Diaper Cakes for Boys:

Four Wheeler Diaper Cake

Diaper Cakes Ideas for Boys

This four wheeler diaper cake is made using 44 Pamper Swaddlers Diapers size one. All the diapers are usable. It includes Cotton Receiving Blanket, Baby Bottle, Pacifier Dishwasher Basket, Pair of Socks, Bib,and Toy Bear. It’s a perfect gift for a baby boy. You can buy it here.

More Baby Boy Diaper Cakes Ideas:

Tractor Diaper Cake

Diaper Cakes Ideas for Boys

This Tractor Diaper Cake includes 70 branded diapers, blanket, wash cloths etc. It comes in various colors. This diaper cake is a wonderful gift for a baby boy. Parents are going to love it.

Other Tractor Nappy Cakes Ideas:

Zebra Diaper Cake

Diaper Cakes Ideas for Boys

This 3-tier Zebra Diaper Cake is made using branded diapers, tulle, ribbons, zebra cut-out etc. The diapers are usable. They can be customized according to the brand you want to use. The black and white stripes surrounded by blue, stand out against white diapers. You can buy it here.

More Zebra Diaper Cakes for Boys:

Frog Diaper Cake

Diaper Cakes Ideas for Boys

This Frog Diaper Cake is made using 7 Pampers Swaddlers Size 1 Diapers. This mini diaper cake has a 1-tier design and is decorated with paper flowers, paper frills, ribbons etc. A frog cut-out sits on the very top. Moms are going to love this stunning froggy diaper cake. You can buy it here.

More Baby Boy Diaper Cakes ideas:

Monkey Diaper Cake

Diaper Cakes Ideas for Boys

This 4-tier Monkey Diaper Cake is made using 72 Pampers Swaddlers Size 1 Diapers. The diapers are 100% usable which makes it an efficient gift. This cake features an adorable stuff toy monkey along with several baby essentials like baby oil, baby cream etc. It is decorated with bows and ribbons. You can buy this cake here.

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Top 5 Gender Neutral Diaper Cake Ideas

Center Piece Diaper Cake

Gender Neutral Diaper Cake Ideas

Don’t know the gender? It’s a surprise? Then, this unisex diaper cake is the best gift for you. It can also be used as pink and blue baby shower décor. This diaper cake is made up of branded diapers and it is decorated using bows and ribbons.

More Unisex Diaper Cake ideas:

This Bumble Bee Diaper Cake has a 3-tier design and it is decorated with frills, bee cut-out, ribbons etc. It is made of usable diapers.

Ladybug Diaper Cake

Gender Neutral Diaper Cake Ideas

Ladybug Diaper Cake is made out of 50 Pampers Swaddlers size 1 usable diapers. It is decorated with bed bows, and wrapped in tulle which makes it a beautiful, elegant and useful gift for a new baby. This 3-tier diaper cake stands 13 inches tall.

Some other unisex diaper cake options are:

Winnie the Pooh Diaper Cake

Gender Neutral Diaper Cake Ideas

Winnie the Pooh Diaper Cake is a 4-tier diaper cake made with over 100 diapers. It comes filled with baby essentials such as lotion, shampoo, bottle, pacifiers, teethers, bottle cleaner etc. It has Winnie the Pooh stuff toy on top.

You can buy it here.

Some other gender neutral diaper cake options are:

Finding Nemo Diaper Cake

Gender Neutral Diaper Cake Ideas


Finding Nemo Blankey 4 Tier Diaper Cake is made up of 70-75 Pampers Swaddlers Diapers Size 1. This gender neutral diaper cake consists of many things like Finding Nemo Blanket, Johnson’s Baby Shampoo, Johnson’s Baby Body Wash, Johnson’s Baby Lotion, Johnson’s Baby Powder, Desitin Diaper Rash Cream, Finding Nemo Soft Book Teether, 2 ultra soft baby washcloths. This cake sits on a 12″ corrugated cake board and measures about 19″ in height. You can buy it here.

Other Finding Nemo Diaper Cakes:

3-Tier Diaper Cake

Gender Neutral Diaper Cake Ideas

3-Tier Classic Pink Roses Unisex Diaper Cake is a perfect gift for expectant parents. It has a silver scalloped cake platter which is decorated with silk flowers and topped with a keepsake porcelain baby block. It contains approximately 100 stage one premium diapers weighing up to 14 pounds.

You can buy it here.

Other available options are:

Gender Neutral Diaper Cake Ideas

3-Tier Classic Blue Hydrangea Unisex Diaper Cake is also made up of 100 stage one premium diapers. It is decorated with blue silk ribbon and flowers, and topped with a baby block.

Buy it here.

Gender Neutral Diaper Cake Ideas

3-Tier Classic Yellow Gerbera Daisies Unisex Diaper Cake is decorated with white and yellow daisies along with a yellow ribbon containing white polka dots. It is also made up of 100 Bloomers Diapers.

Buy it here.

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