21 Unusual Homemade Mothers Day Gift Ideas, Amazing Towel Cakes
Towel cakes are unusual Mothers Day gift ideas. Made of small and large bath towels and decorated with ribbons and floral designs, a cake makes a wonderful table centerpiece and a great Mothers Day present, especially if you wanted to buy a bath towel set for Mothers Day anyway.
Towel cakes are excellent for bridal shower and birthday, Valentines Day and anniversary, Fathers Day or Mothers Day gifts. Making a towel cake is simple and fun project that creates personal, functional and gorgeous gifts for special events.
A towel cake makes a beautiful party table centerpiece that brings lots of smiles and create joyful and festive atmosphere. Made of one or two bath towel sets, these unusual and cheap gifts will sure to surprise and delight.
Gorgeous bath towel cakes
Your need one or two bath towel sets, depending on the number of layers your want to make. Add hand towels and wash cloths in any color your like, attractive ribbons, artificial or dried flowers, leaf or flower decorations and any spring inspired or feather decorations to make an amazing Mothers Day gift.
First roll the towels for making a towel cake. Fold each hand towel in half lengthwise twice. Start with one end and roll the towels up. Set aside. Repeat this process with the wash cloths.
Fold each bath towel in half lengthwise and repeat the folding until the width of the towel is roughly 6 inches or 15 cm. Roll the two towels together in the same way as the hand towels. You should now have the three layers of your towel cake.
Add the ribbon and decorations. Cut the satin ribbon into three different lengths. Tie the large piece around the large bath towels circumference. Repeat for the other cake layers. When complete, stack the cake layers starting with the largest layer at the bottom, creating a stunning towel cake for Mothers Day.
Once the layers are stacked, move the cake to the final location and add beautiful details for the towel cake. Decorate the towel cake with artificial or dried flower arrangements or flower petals, leaves and small branches.
Add spring inspired decorations, LOVE or MOM letters, butterflies or birds. Sprinkle flower petals or glass beads around the cake layers, creating an unusual and impressive homemade Mothers Day gift and table centerpiece for your party.
You can use lace and crocheted designs to add unique charm to this special Mothers Day present. Nuts and acorns, pine cones and small tree branches can be used for decorating a towel cake.
T-shirts and socks, a set of knitted scarfs and mittens, any clothes made of soft fabrics can be used for creating a towel cake and decorating this amazing Mothers Day present.
by Ena Russ
last updated: 01.05.2012
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