DIY Woodland Creature Centerpieces for a Baby Shower

By Amber

May 12th, 2019

This month I had the honor of co-hosting a baby shower for some of my best friends who are expecting their first sweet baby! One of the things I was in charge of was decorations, and I had so much fun running with our woodland whimsy theme! With the help of a Cricut machine and combining some ideas from Pinterest, I put together these little woodland creature centerpieces, and they were a huge hit. Best of all, they’re made with diapers that the expecting parents can use for baby!

DIY Woodland Creatures Centerpieces

For this project, you’ll need the following:

I started out by rolling all of the diapers individually so the pattern was on the inside. I wrapped each with a rubber band to hold them in place. You’ll cover the yellow strip with the burlap ribbon so don’t worry about that! Then, group about 6-7 diapers in a circular fashion and secure those with another rubber band.

I was able to make five centerpieces with the small bag of 32 diapers I had. If you wanted to make more or make a large diaper cake, you could also do that. I thought the small centerpieces lent themselves to the small animal cutouts. Then I wrapped each bunch of diapers with this adorable burlap and lace ribbon. I found a single roll at Wal Mart but you could also use the link above. I did use all but about six inches of the roll I purchased, so if you’re doing more you’ll want multiple rolls.

With the help of my mom and her Cricut, we cut these adorable animals out and glued them together. I then taped them to the skewers. You could always print cute animals on cardstock if you wanted as well, we just have a Cricut so we decided to utilize it. All of these critters are from the Create a Critter cartridge. Once the animals were on the skewers, I just stuck them into the diapers and they were done!

Like I said, everyone loved the little animal centerpieces. The whole party came together so well and these cuties were perfect for the food table and the mantle. If you’re planning to throw a woodland whimsy baby shower, I’d love to see if you try them out!

 

Hi there! I’m Amber, a 30 year old wife and mom of two from central Minnesota. I love to travel and to be outside with my kids anywhere the weather is warm! When I have a spare free moment, I love to read and scrapbook as well as binge-watch Netflix long after the kids are asleep. I drink too much Caribou Coffee and have a real sweet tooth but also try very hard to consume organic foods and use eco-friendly, fair trade products as much as possible. I also love socializing and sharing about my favorite products!

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This post currently has 5 responses.

  • Michelle S

    This was super clever idea! We have to organize a shower in a couple months and I may steal this concept. Not sure of her theme but the overall concept is so cute!

  • Peggy Nunn

    This such a cute idea. If I have to give a shower, I will thinking of this. Thank you for sharing.

  • Lauryn R

    This is such a cute centerpiece idea for a baby shower! And you could pretty much do any theme by changing the pictures. 🙂 Thank you so much for sharing!

  • susan hartman

    They are so cute. I’ve made diaper cakes but never thought of just putting a few together like this. I’ll hope for another grandchild!

  • Dana Rodriguez

    These are really adorable.If I hear of someone needing shower ideas I am telling them about this!

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