Mmmm Cupcakes…No Eating These!

So another one of my cousins is having baby and the baby shower is coming up. I had already made the Diaper Motorcycle for my other cousin so I didn’t to repeat that…I wouldn’t want anyone to think its my “go-to” gift!

I think most people, especially in the family, know I love to make cupcakes and I love making my own gifts. Well the food is already taken care of so the creative juices are flowing once again. I had seen on the Internet cupcakes made from different baby items and I’ve always wanted to make them. Knock knock…that was opportunity at my crafty door! 🚪

I decided to do a Bath-time Theme because as a mom of twins I know how much this stuff gets used! Although my cousin is having one baby, she is in for a whole world of mess that washcloths and bibs will be her BFF faster than a newborn can spit up! 😳

They were so easy to assemble and looked so cute! I bought a 10 pack of washcloths, an 8 pack of baby socks (I know socks don’t have anything to do with the bath but I needed something smaller than a washcloth!), a 5 pack of bibs, and ribbon. I already had pipe cleaners and Pom Poms and my handy dandy glue gun.

Now I noticed as I perused the web that cupcakes using baby socks always used one sock per cupcake. Seriously I doubt my cousin is going to want to go on a search for matching socks…especially after all the unravelling I’ll be forcing her to do so she pack the washcloths, bibs and socks away! 😜

I kept the pairs together and just put them at opposite ends so the cuffed end wouldn’t be too thick.

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Then I rolled them up and secure them with clear tape.

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Next I folded the washcloth so it was a little thinner than the socks.

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Placing the socks at one end of the washcloth, I rolled them up and secure with clear tape.

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– I tried keeping my fingers out of the shot because they’re not pretty! C’mon people I’m a mom of a tween and twin two year olds and all their demands keep me out of the nail salon! Ahhhh I feel a little better now ☺

Using this cute ribbon I found, I wrapped up the cupcake and secured with a pin…that way all the layers would have a reinforced hold. Then placed it in a cupcake liner and got the pipe cleaner and Pom Pom ready for glue gunning.

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By folding the pipe cleaner in half and gluing the Pom Pom to the end with the wire exposed, it made it easier to put the “cherry on top” without risking any damage to the socks 😊

Voilà! Les petits gateaux!

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As for the bib and washcloth cupcakes I shall save that for another sleepless night 😩😩😩

Stay tuned in the next coming days for that step by step but as a teaser here’s what the finished product looks like 😊

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