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Have any of you received a baby clothes 'bouquet' or 'nappy cake' ??

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Looby34 · 16/06/2008 10:41

Hi - I would like to have a bash at making these and have looked at pictures of them online but can't figure out how the clothes are attached to the 'stems' and what the 'stems' are made of.

I also wondered what 'brand' the clothes are ? Ie whether they are from shops we all know eg Mothercare or they are unbranded. If they are unbranded - do you know where they are from ??

Any help on tis would really be appreciated.

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Enid · 16/06/2008 10:42

I received a 'nappy cake' when I opened dd3's nappy this morning

are you sure you want to make one?

Looby34 · 16/06/2008 10:45

ha ha

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MrsBadger · 16/06/2008 10:53

I got a bouquet (can't remember which brand) when dd was born.
The stems are made of florists' wire. The clothes are rolled up and one end of the wire stem wrapped round to hold them in place.
The clothes were their own label (well, were plain but had their own tags in).

The bouquets are much nicer than nappy cakes IMO - the cakes just look a bit odd and are much less decorative to have hanging round the house, and are, in the end, just nappies.
Now a reusable nappy cake would be much more use...

Looby34 · 16/06/2008 11:38

thanks very much mrs b xx.

florists wire is quite sharp, was there anything on either end of each piece...

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MrsBadger · 16/06/2008 11:40


they were wrapped in that green paper tape they use but no end caps

they're not toys after all.

BellaBear · 16/06/2008 11:41

we got a bouquet from flowerstork - the clothes all were plain with flowerstork labels.

smallwhitecat · 16/06/2008 11:43

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EffiePerine · 16/06/2008 11:44

I got one of the bouquets and wasn't keen tbh: takes ages to unravel each lot and then you have a single sock at the end of it, lots of dangerous looking wire and a big pile of crepe paper.

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