If you want to set the parents-to-be up right, make this DIY Diaper Gift Basket, complete with diapers and all the newborn essentials like bottles, onesies, books, and more. This gift is not only fun but also functional with all the newborn baby essentials presented in an adorable diaper gift basket! Watch the video below to get the how-to.
- Diapers, size 1
- Mini rubber bands
- Large rubber band
- 14” cake round
- 12” round hat box
- Paper shreds
- 6 x 1⁄4” wood craft dowels
- 14” foam wreath
- Hot glue gun
- Hot glue sticks
Step 1: Hot glue round hat box onto the center of the cake round, and set aside. Safety Warning: Please use caution when handling a hot glue gun.
Step 2: Roll individual diapers and secure with mini rubber bands. Make enough to line the entire perimeter of the hat box.
Step 3: Line up diapers around the perimeter of your hat box and secure the diapers with one large rubber band.
Step 4: Cut the foam wreath in half. Wrap ribbon around the wreath and secure with hot glue.
Step 5: Insert woodcraft dowels into either end of your foam wreath.
Step 6: Place the exposed end of the woodcraft dowels into the center of a diaper on each side of your basket. Push down gently until the dowel disappears into the diaper. Safety Warning: Do not carry the diaper basket by the handle, it is for decoration only. If you lift by the handle it will come off.
Step 7: Add decorations to the perimeter of your basket, to cover the rubber bands.
Step 8: Fill the inside of your basket with paper shreds and gifts.
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