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Thursday, June 24, 2010
Tea Towel Shower Cake
Happy Thursday!! Today's craft is a tea towel cake that I made for my sister's shower. My inspiration was this beautiful version from Aly & Ash. I started with four coordinating tea towels and two cardboard boxes (one from crackers and the other from cereal)
I cut the front and back out of the cracker box and taped the edges together to form a round shape. Then it was as simple as folding two of the towels around the shape and pinning in place
Once the bottom layer was folded and pinned, I placed it on a decorative plate and folded the third tea towel to fit in the bottom and add a bit of stability
For the second layer, I used the front and back of a cereal box, again taped to form a round shape. And again, fold and pin the fourth tea towel around the shape. To assemble, just put the second layer inside of the first layer, on top of the folded tea towel. Then came the fun embellishment - I used a few whisks, spatula, wedding bell cookie cutter and some ribbon for decorations. For the topper I used a mini colander and a pretty honey pot. Here she is all ready to be wrapped up:
I think this might be my new go-to shower gift. It packages up so pretty and it can be customized to the bride's taste or kitchen colors.