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Coffee Filter Flowers Centerpiece IdeaThis simple idea is lovely as a centerpiece, and it’s perfect for a Fuffin’ Awesome baby shower! The flowers can be used in a variety of ways, but I love pairing items up to create gifts that are both beautiful and useful.

All you’ll need are a few supplies!

How to:

To start, simply fill your vase, to the top with Eco Nuts. If you are unfamiliar, Eco Nuts is a brand of laundry detergent. Their product is a soap nut, which is totally nut free (it’s actually a berry).

You can learn more about soap nuts here. This gift is ideal for a baby shower gift or housewarming gift. Soap nuts are 100% natural and gentle enough for even baby’s delicate skin. They are also cloth diaper safe.

Coffee Filter Flowers How ToNext up, you’ll want to make your flowers. They are very easy to make, as you can see in the tutorial images to the right.

Start by stacking 4-5 coffee filters. I used 4 on two, and 5 on two, just to get a little variety. Use your wire to puncture the filters from the bottom, loop and then go back down from the top to the bottom. Secure by twisting the wire together.

Once the wire has been secure, grab the top coffee filter and sort of scrunch it together. Continue that process for each layer until you have crumpled each later.

Next, wrap your wire around the bottom of the flower a few times to secure it. This will help keep the layers together a bit, and it will make positioning them easier when you are ready to put them in your vase.

Finally, begin opening up your flower to create a full, natural look. When done, they sort of remind me of carnations or peonies (which I love!)

Arrange in your vase or use to decorate a wreath. The options really are limitless!

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Wishes and Predictions for Baby ShowerA fun way to invite guests to give the mother-to-be advice, well wishes, and more! This useful “guest book” is perfect keepsake for a Fuffin’ Awesome baby shower!

All you’ll need are a few supplies!

How to:

Print this Template PDF file (Diaper, Bunny & Monkey are included) quality cardstock. If you have trouble accessing the PDF, you can download the JPG here. Print this full page.

Cut out your shapes and gather the rest of your supplies – pins, writing utensils, ribbon, etc.

Crafty Glitter Clothespins copyOptional: Add glitter! Tiny glittery clothespins are a bit pricey, but their plain counterparts are not. With a little glitter and glue, you can make a bundle of your own for a fraction of the cost!

Simply paint one site with a bit of craft glue and pat it in a mini pile of glitter, then let dry.

On the day of the shower place the cards on a table or in a nice box for guests. Use a small container to hold your pins, and place them next to the cards – along with pens or pencils.

Baby Wishes and Pins Baby WishesSecurely hang a line or two of ribbon for your guests will hang their well wishes and predictions. (I used a couple of clear push pins and wrapped my ribbon around them to hide the plastic head.)

Baby Wishes Clothesline

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Cloth Diaper CakeDiaper cakes are a popular, crafty baby shower gift. They are cute and endlessly customizable. This is a budget friendly cloth diaper version. I used just under $80 worth of quality prefolds from Green Mountain Diapers (they are my absolute favorites!), $6 in ribbon, and reused a few items I already had on hand.

This tutorial is part of our { Fluffin’ Awesome Baby Shower Extravaganza! Decor & Gift } I hope that you enjoy it.

As I mentioned in my Cloth Diaper Wreath Tutorial, I love prefold cloth diapers. They truly are a perfect shower gift — even for non-cloth diapering families. They make the best burp cloths and are great to use for cleaning as well.

Cloth Diaper Cake Tutorial

Here’s what you’ll need:

How to:

This cake is very simple to create! Start by folding all of your prefolds into thirds — folding with the seams.

Step 1 Fold and RollFor the bottom layer you will need 10 Large (Brown Edge) Cloth-eez® Prefolds. Start by tightly rolling the first prefold, roll it into the next, and so on until you have a large roll. Your prefolds will not touch end to end at some point, and that is okay. Just add the next layer to the blank space and hold tight. Once your bottom layer is full, secure with a few safety pins, cloth diaper pins or a Snappi.

Step 2 Secure with PinsRepeat this step for the next layer. You will need 7 Medium (White or Red Edge) Cloth-eez® Prefolds, depending on how tightly you roll the prefolds. Once you’re done, secure with pins and embellish your layers with ribbon, or another fun trimming.

Step 3 Add RibbonFor the top layer you are going to fold a little differently to achieve a shorter top layer. If this method is confusing, simply fold the prefold into quarters lengthwise and you should be good to go.

Step 4 Fold Top LayersSecure your top layer and embellish as you did on the previous layers.

Step 5 Pin and Secure Top LayerOnce you’re all done simple stack your layers, tweak any lumps or bumps and add embellishments to fit your shower theme!

Natural Baby Shower Theme

Embellishment Ideas for This Are:

Video Tutorial

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Printable Baby Shower Guest BookThis visual twist on a classic guestbook is perfect for a Fuffin’ Awesome baby shower, a woodland animal birthday party or any other occasion. Matte and frame your guestbook for a personal piece of artwork.

All you’ll need are a few supplies!

How to:

Print this Fox Guestbook Template PDF file on a piece of quality cardstock. If you have trouble accessing the PDF, you can download the JPG here. Print this full page at best quality.

Use your hole punch to create “balloons” from your colored cardstock.

Place your printed design in a frame and allow your guests to sign their name to balloon and place it on the image using tape squares.

When your party is over, place the glass in your frame and hang it!

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