10 DIY Ideas for Hosting an Ice Cream Party


Ice cream is hands down my favorite food and, luckily for me, it’s also the perfect summer treat. So an ice cream party? It’s one of my favorite ways to celebrate the season! With a make-your-own sundae bar loaded with all the best toppings and fun ice cream parlor inspired decor, you’re instantly set for one heck of an awesome time. Want to throw your own ice party this summer? Of course you do! Click through for 10 DIY ideas perfect for hosting an ice cream party.

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    Want to host an ice cream party? Click through for 10 festive DIY ideas!

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    DIY Ice Cream Cone Garland

    No party is complete without a garland in my book and this ice cream garland is just the ticket for an ice cream social! Make your own with honeycomb balls, construction paper and string.
    Get the how-to at Oh Happy Day | Photo by Heather Zweig

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    DIY Tassel Ice Cream Spoons

    How adorable are these jazzy ice cream spoons? Basic bamboo spoons get a festive touch with the addition of tissue paper tassels.
    Get the how-to at Studio DIY

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    Printable Ice Cream Party Invitations

    Don't forget to send the invitations! (Every party needs cute ones.) These peppy ice cream social invitations are just perfect and they're a free printable, too!
    Download them at One Charming Party

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    Printable Ice Cream Favor Tags

    To keep the pretty paper coming, be sure to check to send guests home with a sweet treat tied up with this adorable favor tags. They make great gift tags, too!
    Download them at Eat Drink Chic

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    DIY Ice Cream Cone Holder

    Serve up cones on your make-your-own sundae bar with this cool ice cream cone holder! It's made with a wood box, carstock and a glue gun.
    Get the how-to at 100 Layer Cake

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    DIY Colorblocked Coasters

    These pastel colorblocked coasters are the perfect way to serve up chilled drinks and cocktails at your ice cream bash. I love the colors!
    Get the how-to at Poppytalk | Photo by Penelope and Pip

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    DIY Confetti Garland

    Another perfectly summery garland, this swag of confetti is a simple craft that looks great! Make your own with silver cord, a large needle and colorful cardstock.
    Get the how-to by Carter & Cook Event Co. at A Subtle Revelry | Photo by Anika London Photography

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    Make-Your-Own Cone Tattoos

    Set up a station with make-your-own ice cream tattoos by using printable tattoo paper! Guests can layer on the cone, ice cream flavor and toppings of their choice.
    Get the how-to at Giver's Log

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    DIY Yarn Ball Ice Cream Cones

    Another crazy cute ice cream cone garland, this one is made with little yarn balls in pastel hues, floral wire and ice cream cones.
    Get the how-to by Jennifer Sbranti at PB Kids | See more at Hostess with the Mostess

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    Ice Cream Cone Straw Flags

    Give your party straws a little kick by jazzing them up with mini ice cream cones! They're made with a cookie cutter, cardstock and hot glue.
    Get the how-to at One Charming Party | Photo by Brittni Mehlhoff

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