25 DIYs for an Unforgettable Ice Cream Social


Cool down this summer with a yummy ice cream social. Invite your neighbors and friends to spend an afternoon playing games, catching up and eating ice cream galore. Decorate your home or yard with ice cream cones made of fabric or paper and balloons. If you’re outside you must set up the ice cream cone garden. Your friends will love it! Have everyone join in the game of guessing which flavor is which, while being blindfolded. You will throw an ice cream social to remember and still keep costs low with these 25 DIYs for an Unforgettable Ice Cream Social…
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  • Ice Cream Cone Decor 1 of 25
    Ice Cream Cone Decor
    Make these adorable ruffled ice cream cones to hang around the room.
    Get the tutorial at Icing Design Online.
  • Ice Cream Balloons 2 of 25
    Ice Cream Balloons
    This is a super easy and cute way to decorate for the party.
    Find out more at Martha Stewart.
  • Mitered-Corner Napkins 3 of 25
    Mitered-Corner Napkins
    Ice cream gets messy, better have some napkins.
    Find out more at Prudent Baby.
  • Ice Cream Cone Headbands 4 of 25
    Ice Cream Cone Headbands
    Ice cream cone headbands could be a fun craft to do at the party.
    Check it out at Tipjunkie.
  • Ice Cream Garden 5 of 25
    Ice Cream Garden
    Decorate the yard with ice cream cone flower pots. Just add dirt and flowers into ice cream cones and set in the ground
    Spotted at Katherine Marie Photography .
  • Ice Cream Invites 6 of 25
    Ice Cream Invites
    Use this pattern to make the cutest ice cream social invites.
    Get the the pattern at Better Homes and Gardens.
  • Striped Awning 7 of 25
    Striped Awning
    Make a striped awning to hang over the ice cream table.
    Get the tutorial at Made.
  • Ruffle Garland 8 of 25
    Ruffle Garland
    Ruffle garlands add a shabby chic look to the ice cream social.
    Find out more at The Sweetest Occasion.
  • Edible Flower Toppings 9 of 25
    Edible Flower Toppings
    Edible flowers in a vase look beautiful and become even more fun when you can eat them.
    Find out more at Better Homes and Gardens.
  • Napkin Rings 10 of 25
    Napkin Rings
    Keep those napkins together with adorable reversible napkin rings.
    Get the tutorial at Prudent Baby.
  • Guess the Flavor 11 of 25
    Guess the Flavor
    Blind fold the kids and have them try to guess which flavor they are tasting.
    Spotted at Katherine Marie Photography.
  • Spoon Garland 12 of 25
    Spoon Garland
    Paint plastic or wooden spoons and hang them on a string to make a festive garland.
    Spotted at Witty Love.
  • Colored Chairs 13 of 25
    Colored Chairs
    Spray paint folding chairs bright colors.
    Spotted at Flickr.
  • Cake Stand 14 of 25
    Cake Stand
    Make $3 cake stands for a cute way to display sprinkles and toppings.
    Find out more at Prudent Baby.
  • Cardboard Ice Cream Truck 15 of 25
    Cardboard Ice Cream Truck
    Build your own ice cream truck with the kids to serve ice cream from.
    Check it out at Katherine Marie Photography.
  • Ice Cream Ornaments 16 of 25
    Ice Cream Ornaments
    Use tissue paper and brown paper to make ice cream ornaments to give to your guests.
    Get the picture tutorial at 52 Souluo.
  • Ice Cream Cone Piñata 17 of 25
    Ice Cream Cone Piñata
    Make an ice cream piñata to fill with goodie bag treats.
    Find out more at Dollar Store Crafts.
  • Never-Melt Cone Craft 18 of 25
    Never-Melt Cone Craft
    Add this easy and fun craft to your ice cream social itinerary. All you need is colored paper, confetti and any other fixings you want.
    Check it out at Katherine Marie Photography.
  • Simple Serger Napkins 19 of 25
    Simple Serger Napkins
    ow on time? Sew up some simple serger napkins.
    Check it out at Prudent Baby.
  • Fortune Teller Bowls 20 of 25
    Fortune Teller Bowls
    Make paper fortune teller bowls for a creative way to hold toppings.
    Check it out at Martha Stewart.
  • No-Sew Garland 21 of 25
    No-Sew Garland
    Decorate the walls with a colorful garland.
    Get the tutorial at Prudent Baby.
  • Fat Quarter Apron 22 of 25
    Fat Quarter Apron
    These beginner aprons are a great gift to give to all your guests and they would be even cuter in an ice cream themed fabric.
    Get the tutorial at Prudent Baby.
  • Framed Chalkboard 23 of 25
    Framed Chalkboard
    Make a vintage chalkboard frame to use to write out the toppings and any other welcoming messages.
    Check it out at Nautical Cottage.
  • Ice Cream Bowls with Balloons 24 of 25
    Ice Cream Bowls with Balloons
    Use balloons to make yummy chocolate ice cream bowls in any color.
    Get the tutorial at Tatertots and Jello.
  • Sprinkles Tablecloth 25 of 25
    Sprinkles Tablecloth
    This adorable tablecloth is perfect for your ice cream table.
    Get the tutorial at Oh Happy Day.

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