Tuesday, August 27

Making a Dish Towel Cake

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I just love new dishtowels, don't you? It's so fun to toss the old, stained ones in the rag basket & use something fresh & new. So, when my dear friend moved recently - I made her a "Dish Towel Cake" as a housewarming gift to take with her to her new home. 

To make it, you'll need:

  •  9 or 10 dishtowels. {I found this set at Costco}
  • some utensils {these are from Shopko}
  • ribbon 
  • cardboard circles {I used cake boards}
With experimentation, you may find a better way to do this, but here's  my method. Put a cake board on the bottom. Use a sour cream container or something to put in the center {unless you want to fill it all with towels - I didn't have enough}. Roll up six of the dish towels very loosely & place them around the edge of the circle. 
Tie with ribbon to help secure. Place another cake board on top of bottom layer. {Different sizes are available to buy, but I bought all the same size & cut the next layer to the size I needed.} Loosely roll up the three remaining towels on top. If you need the towels to take up more room, a toilet paper tube can be added in the center. Tie with ribbon again. Add utensils.


  1. This is adorable Michelle! I'm always looking for quick gifts that are also useful. Thanks for sharing :)


    1. Hi Kari, Thank you for stopping by & for leaving your sweet comment. Hope you are doing well!

      Warmly, Michelle


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