Top Diaper Cake Themes of 2021

In 2021 we made and shipped over 3,000 diaper cakes - WOW! We've compiled a list of the top 9 themes based on your orders. We loved seeing some of the brand new themes that made the list, as well as the tried and true classics. Continue reading to see where your favorite theme ranked!

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1. Greenery

Greenery Diaper Cake

Greenery Diaper Cake 

Greenery baby showers were among the top themes of 2021, so it’s no surprise that theme our Gold Greenery diaper cake was the most popular choice in our shop. Greenery themes are here to stay, so we’re excited to announce additional cakes in this theme including Rose Floral, Woodland, and Safari! 


2. Succulent

succulent diaper cake

Succulent Diaper Cake Trio

A close cousin to the greenery theme, the succulent theme, has been a crowd favorite for the past few years and is still going strong! Handmade felt succulents and the burlap ribbon add a rustic, natural feel.


3. Woodland

woodland diaper cake
Boy Woodland Diaper Cake

Girl Floral Woodland Diaper Cake

You can’t go wrong with cute woodland animals! The woodland theme is a classic theme that will be sticking around for years to come. Pair these adorable animals with trees and plaid for a masculine take and pretty florals for a more feminine look.

4. Safari

safari diaper cake

Safari Animals Diaper Cake

Coming in closely after the woodland theme is safari animals. Elephants, giraffes, lions, and tigers make the perfect pair for a gender-neutral baby shower.

5. Little Cutie
little cutie clementine diaper cake

Little Cutie Diaper Cake

A brand-new theme for 2021 made the top of our list- the Little Cutie. Sweet clementine's paired with greenery make the perfect combination for a spring or summer baby shower.

6. Fall Pumpkin
pumpkin truck diaper cake
Pumpkin Truck Diaper Cake
little pumpkin diaper cake

Pumpkin Patch Diaper Cake

If you’re attending a baby shower in the fall, chances are it will be a pumpkin theme. Our array of pumpkin theme diaper cakes stole the show this past autumn. From trucks to sunset florals, the options are endless to make the perfect fall theme.

7. Elephant
pink elephant diaper cake
Pink Elephant Diaper Cake
blue little elephant diaper cake
Blue Elephant Diaper Cake

You absolutely cannot go wrong with a classic elephant theme. Elephants have been trending for many years now and will continue to be a favorite. Pair classic gray with pink or blue to make it this adorable theme more gender specific.

8. Twinkle Twinkle
twinkle twinkle little star diaper cake

Twinkle Twinkle Diaper Cake

Twinkle,Twinkle Little Star is the perfect theme for a gender-neutral shower, so it’s no surprise that this whimsical theme landed on our list.

9. Lemon
lemon diaper cake

Lemon Diaper Cake

Another adorable citrus theme made our list! A lemon theme is the perfect theme for a neutral spring or summer baby shower. Pair it with a little pink and it is perfect for a little girl.

Lemon baby shower diaper cake


10. Aloha

aloha diaper cake

Aloha Diaper Cake

Rounding out our list of top diaper cake themes is the Aloha Baby theme which flew off our shelves for summer. We expect this cake theme to make a strong comeback for 2022 as well!


What was your favorite diaper cake theme of this list? Were you surprised at any of the rankings? Let us know in the comments!

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Cindy & Danielle

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