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10 Cool Popsicle Ideas for Summer

Do you remember being a kid and running around on hot summer days slurping on popsicles? I do. I was usually barefoot with long tangled hair and skinned knees. Because that’s how I rolled. (For the record, that’s pretty much how I still roll.) Whether styled as impossibly adorable party invitations, crafted into a kid-friendly game of memory, or rockin’ out as pretty wall art, popsicles are where it’s at for me today. Here are 10 sweet popsicle-themed ideas for summer that are basically too cool to resist!


  • Homemade Popsicles 1 of 10
    Homemade Popsicles
    Why not whip a batch of homemade frozen treats for those long, hot summer days? I love the looks of these roasted berry and honey-yogurt pops!
    Get the recipe at Cookie + Kate.
  • Popsicles Memory Game 2 of 10
    Popsicles Memory Game
    Paper popsicles crafted into a game of Memory -- does it get any more carefree and fun than that? Love this idea!
    Get the how-to at Eat Drink Chic.
  • Popsicle Wall Art 3 of 10
    Popsicle Wall Art
    For a little pop of color and nostalgia, I love this watercolor art print for a kid's room or a kitchen!
    Print by Caitlin McGauley via Lonny.
  • Champagne Popsicles 4 of 10
    Champagne Popsicles
    Wow your guests at your next dinner party with this super fun yet unexpected idea -- popsicles served up in glasses of champange!
    Photo from Rue.
  • Popsicle Invitations 5 of 10
    Popsicle Invitations
    For the ultimate summer bash, craft up these whimsical popsicle party invitations made from vellum, glassine and popsicle sticks!
    Get the how-to from Martha Stewart.
  • Push Pops with Style 6 of 10
    Push Pops with Style
    Dress up basic push pops (or make your own using molds easily found at many local stores) with a bit of ribbon or patterned paper in keeping with your party theme!
    Photo by Andrea Hubbell via The Sweetest Occasion.
  • Frozen Melon Margarita Pops 7 of 10
    Frozen Melon Margarita Pops
    For a fun summer treat, dunk chunks of melon in margarita mix, then freeze on wooden popsicle sticks. Skip the margarita mix for an equally tasty kid-friendly treat!
    Photo from Martha Stewart.
  • Popsicle Iron-on Tote Bags 8 of 10
    Popsicle Iron-on Tote Bags
    Create adorable party favors using mini tote bags and this awesome printable popsicle iron-on transfer!
    Get the how-to from Creature Comforts.
  • Popsicle Gift Tags 9 of 10
    Popsicle Gift Tags
    Use the same printable to create impossibly cute gift tags -- use real popsicle sticks for added effect!
    Get the how-to from Creature Comforts.
  • Popsicle Garland 10 of 10
    Popsicle Garland
    Finish it all off with the sweetest little popsicle garland -- so perfect for a kid's summer birthday!
    Get the how-to from Creature Comforts.

Read more from Cyd at The Sweetest Occasion.
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