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Old 02-26-2013, 12:08 AM   #1
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Help me name my new small business and a few questions

I am starting a cloth diaper cake and cloth diaper gift basket business. I have a few questions.

Questions: need a name for my business
Was thinking about also adding diaper flowers and other random shapes to my list of custom made items
Should I only do custom made or should I have some premade for purchase

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Old 02-27-2013, 08:53 PM   #2
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Re: Any interest in cloth diaper cakes?

I think it would be REALLY expensive. But, a really nice high end gift for a lucky Momma!!
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I have an interest in them. I have been wanting one. Just made from Indian cotton prefolds and some cloth wipes but have had no luck finding one at a good price. Or one thy uses decent prefolds
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I have an interest in them. I have been wanting one. Just made from Indian cotton prefolds and some cloth wipes but have had no luck finding one at a good price. Or one thy uses decent prefolds
I was also wondering about indian cotton or chinese. I do like indian cotton better too but was thinking of maybe making both.

What do you consider to be a good price range?
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I depends on the size of the cake an how many prefolds you would be using. In would say the cost of materials + 50% of the cost of materials for labor.
So if it cost 30$ for the prefolds wipes ribbon ect then i would add another 15 for labor and then the cost of shipping.
So 50$-75$ would probably be an appropriate price.
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Re: Help me name my new small business and a few questions

I would only do premade if you sell through a local retail outlet or have 1 or 2 for an etsy shop.
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Are you going to be able to buy wholesale for this endeavor? I'm wondering if the market is really there for a cloth diaper cake at cost + $$ to put it together.
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Are you going to be able to buy wholesale for this endeavor? I'm wondering if the market is really there for a cloth diaper cake at cost + $$ to put it together.
Yes. I am getting them at .40 to .80 a piece. Then I sell them for $65-85. This includes: prefolds, cover(s), wipes sewn by me, snappi or pins, a toy and extra ribbons/decorations. The amounts and combinations vary thus the price varies too.
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