First of all, I would highly recommend cleaning your hands and make a cake in a very tidy place to minimize the risk of any unpleasant gems getting on your item.
I decided to make a cake with 4 layers. The first and the second layers I was assembling around the pot to have a circular shape of the layer, and then filled an empty space with another roll of diapers. Here are some photos that will explain everything better than a thousand words.
Now cake is ready to decorate it. As I said before I used corrugated paper and wrapped cake.
My favorite part of this DIY project was a cake decoration. I bought a lot of thing to put inside - baby socks, shampoo, baby cotton sticks, cotton hat, flat backs to decorate edges and many other things that will be useful for the baby and help parents save some money. Please feel free to add other interesting baby products.
I'm also a big fan of knitting and crochet, and readily share my free knitting patterns online here.
See you soon!