Monday, February 27, 2012

Bridal Shower Cake Gift

The hubs recently traveled down south and attended a shower for our really good friends who are getting married in April. I felt bad that I couldn't go but I really enjoyed having the house to myself for a few days and spending as much time as I wanted crafting away...He decided Friday at dinner that he was going and we hadn't picked up a gift or anything, but I was determined to not let him attend empty handed...that is a no-no! So, we dashed over to TJ Maxx after dinner and then ran into Michaels and I had everything I needed to put together this master piece.

I had recently pinned some similar projects and I thought that it would be easy enough to whip together, and I was right. It probably took me 30 minutes to assemble, and my hubs felt like a stud because of all the compliments he got, of course he gave me credit though ;). It was a win.

My main inspiration came from  Aly & Ash tea towel cake. I followed her directions for the structure of the cake. I bought a poster board and cut it into 2 strips and rolled them and hot glued them to a cake mat. I wrapped the towels around each piece and pinned them in the back to keep them together. I wrapped a ribbon around the bottom, and with my cricut I cut out their initials and hot glued them to the ribbon. I placed the utensils around the cake, and I was lucky enough to come across this adorable miniature dessert stand, it can hold a 8" cake.

Here are some more pictures.

The hubs added the frog salt and pepper shakers. He insisted on getting them because the groom loves frogs. They added the perfect amount of color pop to the cake. 

I couldn't be happier with the outcome of the cake, I can not wait to make another one. This would be great a great gift for any shower and it did not take any time at all to put together!

Thanks for reading! :)


  1. This is a fabulous idea. How creative!

  2. Wow, very creative and what a good save! Yes, you made hubs look like a stud but you are the hero. This is such a cute idea and it turned out awesome. I'll be using it for upcoming wedding showers for sure!

  3. that is adorable! Love this idea! Thanks for sharing!

  4. so cute, I would not want to use it it is so adorable!

  5. The cutlery basket would really make my wife happy. Looking forward to your more of your suggestions.

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  6. Adorable!!Very creative and what a good save...

  7. Adorable!!! Very creative..This is a fabulous idea.