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Baby Bliss

The birds are chirping, the weather is warming up and the evening light is lasting longer…spring is in the air! Friends, co-workers and family are starting to get excited about the new baby on the way. Why not share your excitement with that new mom-to-be and host a relaxed baby shower? With a few simple supplies and a bit of pre-planning you can be the perfect party hostess. Create a few cute gifts with some practical baby supplies. Use the diaper cake, decorative wipes box and take home treat bag as a centrepiece for the gift table. Place the embellished napkins and designer vase on the food table. Successfully give the party a theme look and feel, and at the end, send it home with mom-to-be to use for the new arrival.

SKILL LEVEL: Easy

TIME NEEDED: Approximately 60 minutes

SCOTCH® BRAND SUPPLIES

  • Scotch™ Expressions™ Metallic Tape, blue
  • Scotch™ Expressions™ Magic™ Tape, blue dot
  • Scotch™ Expressions™ Washi Tape, rainbow hearts
  • Scotch™ Precision Ultra Edge Scissors

OTHER SUPPLIES/TOOLS

  • Huggies® Diapers
  • Tray or Large plate with lip
  • Faux flowers
  • Water bottles
  • Variety of clear vases
  • Printer and paper
  • White napkins
  • Cutlery

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Scotch™ Expressions™ Magic™ Tape Diaper Cake:
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  1. Stack Huggies® Diapers on a tray in a circular pattern to form the diaper cake base.
  2. Wrap Scotch™ Expressions™ Magic™ Tape around the diapers to hold the diaper base in place.Baby Bliss 2
  3. Repeat two more times, using fewer diapers in each subsequent layer, to create a smaller circular base.
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Insert a faux floral stem in the top and side of diaper cake to finish off the cake look.
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Huggies® Wipes decorative storage Box:
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  1. Re-use a Huggies Wipes container to create a decorative nursery storage box.
  2. Apply Scotch™ Expressions™ Metallic Tape in strips to the Huggies wipes container and lid. Tape is easily repositionable.

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EXPERT TIP: This storage box could also be used to store colouring pencils and small toys in an older child’s space.

Embellished Water bottle:

  1. Remove supplier label from new water bottle
  2. Apply Scotch™ Expressions™ Washi Tape to the water bottle to create a coordinated look on a party table.

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Designer vase:
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  1. Apply Scotch™ Expressions™ Metallic and Scotch™ Expressions™ Washi Tape to a variety of clear vases to create an exciting customized look.Baby Bliss 11Baby Bliss 12

Fancy Wrapped Cutlery:
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  1. Wrap paired cutlery in napkin, rolling from one corner to other.
  2. Secure piece of tape all the way around napkin twice in an “x” pattern.

EXPERT TIP: If you choose a napkin with a pattern, use a gold or silver metallic tape to compliment the pattern.

Guest Take Home Treat Bag

  1. Print a message for your guests on home printe
  2. Cut out printed paper and glitter craft store paper and layer them over one another (glitter paper cut slightly larger)
  3. Use Scotch™ Expressions™ Washi Tape to adhere the paper message and glitter paper to the treat bag.
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EXPERT TIP: The Scotch™Tape adorned label on the treat bag could also be used to label a gift.

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