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Baby Blanket & Onesie Cupcakes!

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My friend had a baby shower for her Sister-in-law last weekend and so, of course, I scoured the internet for a great shower gift. I came across many, many versions of these cute Baby Blanket & Onesie Cupcakes! For more of these types of posts see my Fashion & Jewelry page.

Onesie Cupackes Tutorial

I found a bunch of ideas and finished onesie cupcakes out there but no tutorials on how to make them. I combined a couple of the features I found in all the different ways to make the cupcakes. I added my own twist to these beauties by adding a headband in the center. Oh boy, these were a hit! They came out soo incredibly adorable! Here’s how I made them.

Baby Blanket & Onesie Cupcakes!


Fold Baby Blanket for cupcake onesie

Fold the blanket in half, then fold with open ends toward the center in 2 1/12 in folds.

Fold Onesie for cupcake

 Fold your onesie in half sleeves in.

Add headband to onesie

Place the headband long ways on the bottom snap end of the onesie and roll tightly, {like you are rolling dough for a croissant}. Pin with two straight pins to keep it tight and secure.

Roll onsie and blanket

Then begin to roll, really tight as you go, wrapping one end of the blanket around the onesie all the way to the other.

Place the roll inside the bowl, tucking the end of the blanket down inside the bowl. Place them in a cake box and that’s it~ instant cuteness!!!

Now if you want to get really crafty, you could make a wrapper for that bowl. Another idea is placing the rolled blankets in large cupcake liners, coffee filters or just tied with a bow instead of the bowl version. There are endless versions out there to try.

Cupcake Onesie with Headband
Onesie Cupcake Tutorial madeinaday.com
how to make Cupcake onesies
Blanket & Onesie Cupcake

Here is one version without the headband.

Cupcake Onesie in a cake box

Add some stuffed love and what a cute instant gift!

How to make a cupcake onesie

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DIY #Baby Blanket & #Onesie #Cupcakes, Be the hit of the Baby Shower! Super easy craft, just roll up Onesies & Blankets and add to bowls to make a cupcake!

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  1. Cassandra says:

    These are so adorable, I’m currently trying to make them and I was wondering how you get the layered look in the receiving blanket. Mine are just kind of flat looking, thank you!

  2. These are adorable!! What size onesies did you use?

    1. Hi Shawn, Thank you and I believe it was 0-3 months.

    1. 4 Take & Toss Baby Bowls disposable bowls ~ found at Target. Hope this helps.

  3. I cannot wait to do this for the next baby shower I am attending!!! How cute are these!? Love them. And that cake and fruit bowl are so adorable too. :) Makes me want another baby…well…maybe not!

  4. Hey there! I love all the different things you can do with burlap. I think it has become my favorite material. I found you on Blogaholic New Years Blog Hop. Great post!

  5. Those are INSANELY cute!!!!!! I’ll have to remember these for the next shower I get invited to! I can’t wait!!!! It most be nice to have so many friends who are just as creative as you- that cake and that watermelon look amazing too!

  6. I’ll take a dozen cupcakes!! LOVE how the onesies look AWESOME as cupcakes! Goodness that cake and fruit bowl are AWESOME too!

    Thanks so much for sharing this at The DIY Dreamer.. From Dream To Reality!

  7. createwithjoy says:

    Thanks for sharing your fabulous creation with us – you’ve been featured at this week’s Inspire Me Monday at

    Create With Joy

  8. Your fabulous project has been featured this week at Inspire Me Monday at Create With Joy – thank you for sharing your creativity with us!

    Create With Joy

  9. What an adorable package — the cupcakes are so cute in the bowls! Thanks so much for sharing on Busy Monday!

  10. Handy Man, Crafty Woman says:

    Congratulations! You’ve been featured on Handyman, Crafty Woman’s Wicked Awesome Wednesday Linky Party! Please feel free to come by the site and pick up your “I’ve been Featured” button!

  11. So cute! I’m throwing a baby shower for my sister soon, and this would be great to do for her!

  12. Thanks for linking up to Tasty Thursdays at The Mandatory Mooch. Hope you will link up again this week. The party just went live at
    Thanks, Nichi

  13. Carrie@My Favorite Finds says:

    Love all of it! My sister in law is attempting the baby in a watermelon for a shower this weekend. So cute! THanks for sharing at Must Try Monday.

  14. Too cute! I’ve never seen them in take n toss bowls, great idea! I’m here via Someday Crafts- loving your blog! You’ve got lots of great ideas, I’m excited to look around more. New Follower! I’d love it if you came over to my blog and said hello!

  15. These are adorable!! I would love for you to link up to my linky party at The Mandatory Mooch. Still open for another day!!

    Thanks, Nichi

  16. So cute! I’m stealing this idea for the next baby gift I need. Love it!!

  17. Cute! Love those onesie cupcakes. I made some a few months ago too which you can check out. So fun and easy, I like how you put yours in cute bowls!

  18. I’ve made similar “cupcakes” for a baby shower and they were a huge hit!! I love yours and I think we might have even used the same blankets. :)

  19. These are super cute! Thanks for sharing!

  20. Gorgeous presentation :0) Will make any mummy teary and happy recipient.

  21. Kim, your “cupcakes” were incredible! Your pictures are fabulous, but they were even cuter in person!! When I have another baby you better make these for me ;-)

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