January 18, 2009

Baby Shower-- Monkey Style!

I created these fun little centerpieces for my sister's upcoming baby shower. We'll have 6 tables of guests, so I wanted something fun (yet practical) for each table.

I was inspired by Noel Culbertson (Creating Keepsakes top 10 SOY in 2007) who did a monkey themed shower and posted it on her blog a few months ago... wow. Her decor was incredible!

I'm keeping mine simple with these mini-diaper cakes-- I used 5 or 6 newborn diapers for each cake. I wrapped them in Bazzill cardstock, brown satin ribbon, yellow velvet ric rak, and used a paint dabber for the polkadots. I cut bananas (freehand)from Bazzill swiss dot paper (LOVE that stuff).

My monkey head came from a template on the Martha Stewart web site-- I also used Bazzill papers for my monkey faces, and a popsicle stick to hold them up in the diaper roll.

These little guys were a hoot to make!
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Shawna said...

Ours looks fabulous sitting with the baby showers invitations and birth announcements! Thanks for sharing such a neat idea for a centerpiece using scrap supples!

noel joy said...

those are so cute angela! thanks for the shout out. love how you did little mini cakes. what a great idea! :)

Anita Cory said...

Angela, these turned out so well! and you even have a "shout-back" from Noel! Very cool!

Malinda said...

These are so cute!

Anonymous said...

Too cute! You are so creative =)

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