Hi, my name is Carmen. Welcome to Beyond The Fringe!

I love sewing, crocheting, paper crafts, drawing, doodling and more. I also like to create digital stamps and sometimes offer vintage graphics, many for free. I am a mom and a grandmother of 8 adorable grandkids whom I love to make things for.

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Feb 17, 2010

Bella's Diaper Cake

Hello Everyone,

It's been a bit busy around here lately, plus I've been sick, so I thought I'd post some pictures of something I made a while back for a friend's baby shower. 

Here is the front: That pig is a bank...and the bird thing is a finger puppet...



 ...and here is the back side: love the baby booties and the doll finger puppet. There's also a book in there somewhere...


A few close ups for the curious: there's a baby bottle candle in there somewhere...




Note the little hair pieces, washcloths and socks...some of them folded up like flowers...



This one shows a package of organic gummi bears for Abbey (the big sister)...



There are a few finger puppets on here...this little duck is just so adorable!!  No cake of this kind would be complete without a tag...


...and here's a few more because they were so much fun to make that I got carried away:



  

I got the idea for the cards from another blog or youtube...but it's been a while and I honestly don't know where I saw them anymore. I changed the original to reflect my taste a bit, but I didn't come up with the design myself.

These are always a big hit at baby showers and such a nice centerpiece for the table when wrapped up in a big cellophane bag and adorned with ribbon!
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4 comments:

  1. I absolutely love this! Your creativity never ceases to amaze me. Sorry to hear you weren't well, but I'm glad you are better. Have a great day!

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  2. Even though you didn't design the card, I do love what you have made here! How cute!! We have some moms who make diaper cakes and sell them, to help them stay busy and earn a few dollars on the side. I haven't seen such a well-adorned diaper cake as this, though. A special gift, indeed!

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  3. Oh sooo cute and gorgeous rolled into one!
    Absolutely love what you have done here!
    Hugs
    Lou xx

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