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
- Huggies® Diapers
- Tray or Large plate with lip
- Faux flowers
- Water bottles
- Variety of clear vases
- Printer and paper
- White napkins
Scotch™ Expressions™ Magic™ Tape Diaper Cake:
- Stack Huggies® Diapers on a tray in a circular pattern to form the diaper cake base.
- Wrap Scotch™ Expressions™ Magic™ Tape around the diapers to hold the diaper base in place.
- Repeat two more times, using fewer diapers in each subsequent layer, to create a smaller circular base.
Insert a faux floral stem in the top and side of diaper cake to finish off the cake look.
EXPERT TIP: Use a cake stand to elevate the diaper cake and give it more presence.
Huggies® Wipes decorative storage Box:
- Re-use a Huggies Wipes container to create a decorative nursery storage box.
- Apply Scotch™ Expressions™ Metallic Tape in strips to the Huggies wipes container and lid. Tape is easily repositionable.
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:
- Remove supplier label from new water bottle
- Apply Scotch™ Expressions™ Washi Tape to the water bottle to create a coordinated look on a party table.
- Apply Scotch™ Expressions™ Metallic and Scotch™ Expressions™ Washi Tape to a variety of clear vases to create an exciting customized look.
Fancy Wrapped Cutlery:
- Wrap paired cutlery in napkin, rolling from one corner to other.
- 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
- Print a message for your guests on home printe
- Cut out printed paper and glitter craft store paper and layer them over one another (glitter paper cut slightly larger)
- Use Scotch™ Expressions™ Washi Tape to adhere the paper message and glitter paper to the treat bag.
EXPERT TIP: The Scotch™Tape adorned label on the treat bag could also be used to label a gift.
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