DIY Ruffled Ice Cream Cones

We are so excited to share this diy with you, if you are planning an ice cream party believe us these are just the sweetest things to let each child take home with them! Our amazing diy correspondent, Katie came up with this project for us and we just fell in love! We ended up hanging pink, peach and mint green ones from a white chandelier and the looked so cute and really added to the decor of the party! The little girls just adored them and were so excited when we let them have one! Most of them put them around their necks and pretended they were ice cream necklaces, it was so cute!

Materials:
2 1/2" styrofoam balls 
1 1/2 yards of lightweight cotton fabric
Sewing machine or needle and thread
Hot glue gun/glue
Glue
Scrapbook paper
Cone template
Polyester stuffing
Ribbon
Pins

Cut fabric into strips about 44" long x 1.5 " wide using pinking shears. Sew down the middle of the strip, ruffling fabric as you go with sewing machine. You can also ruffle the fabric by hand if you do not have a sewing machine. Your finished ruffle should be 8" long. You could also use pre-ruffled fabric or ruffle trim if you do not want to make your own!


Trace cone template onto your paper and cut out. Glue edges to make cone shape. I recommend not using hot glue for this step since you need a bit of extra time to get the edges together just right. Fill your cone with stuffing to help hold the shape.



Cut a circle roughly 8" in diameter out of your fabric. Wrap the fabric around the ball and hot glue to bottom, gathering as you go. Do not worry about how the bottom looks, it will be hidden inside your cone.


Place hot glue around inside edge of your cone and stick the covered styrofoam inside. Hot glue your ruffle around the top of the cone, twisting as you go around. Be sure to glue it to both the paper and the styrofoam ball. If you would like to hang the cones, cut ribbon to desired length and use a pin or hot glue to secure it to your ice cream!















75 comments:

Primitive Cookie Hugs said...

These look SO EASY! I'm going to pass this on to my niece who is having an ice cream sundae party Thursday.

Pâtisserie Paris said...

Uber cute!

Donna Kay said...

LOVE these!! Thanks for sharing them with us!!

Lorie said...

Adorable!! SO Adorable! I am going to feature these on my site tomorrow!!

Pamela said...

oh my, so cute!!

Simply Peachy said...

Love these! Thank you so much sharing them! Am definitely going to give these a try!

Eva Marie said...

I love these!! I know we need them somewhere

GiddyNiddy said...

These are super cute! How my daughter would love this : )

Stephane in Alaska said...

Oh, WOW. These are darling! (JP Creatibles directed me here and I am so glad. : )

Jessica at Me Sew Crazy said...

Just wanted to stop by and say how much I love these, saw them on Pinterest and had to share the love.

Kristi at SaucyPants said...

These are just adorable! Thank you for your cuteness!

Nicole said...

Beautiful idea and so adorable!

Sarahendipity said...

What a fun and crafty idea! Saw them on Pinterest! Who doesn't love ice cream??! Thanks for sharing! ☺

Kay Ellen said...

Adorable :))

Kay Ellen

Dara said...

I love these! :) I think the only thing I might try differently is using polyester stuffing or scrap material to stuff the ice cream ball since the styrofoam balls might end up being a little expensive after a while. Thanks for the inspiration!

Kim - The TomKat Studio said...

Sooo adorable, girls! LOVE!

Natalie - Confetti Diaries said...

What an cute accessory for an ice cream party. I love how you made the ruffle. I might have to try making double scooped cones.

jeanninetl said...

these are amazing! my girls are going to love this crafting project.

Anonymous said...

My sister owns an ice cream store and would love these!

Jerri Rivers said...

What a cute idea! I found you on pinterest, and I'm featuring you as my pinterest pick this week at my Friday Favorites Party!

shaleah said...

What a cute idea! I have to make these for my daughter's upcoming birthday party!

Anonymous said...

Looks so cute, can't wait to try this. Thanks for the ideal.

Lissa (Bellenza) said...

Saw these shared on Facebook, and immediately fell in love! Kudos to Katie!

Party Patisserie said...

I just adore this icecream cones. So creative! Going to share on fb
Debbie

Party Patisserie said...

I just adore these icecream cones. So creative! Going to share on fb
Debbie

Morena Hockley said...

Seriously cute!!!!

Coleen McCrea Katz said...

Really cute! Double sided tape might be a good idea for the cones.

cindy w said...

ADORABLE!! Great idea - thanks!!

Aschenputtel [your face] said...

So cute! Can't wait to try this :)

Maggie Lamarre said...

This is so amazingly beautiful, would luv for you to share it with our readers at our linking party here
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Kourtney DeBoer said...

This DIY is absolutely amazing!

Kelly Rowe said...

LOVE LOVE LOVE!! Pinning :)

Anonymous said...

These are too stinkin' adorable!

Brandi

saraH said...

I'm so pinning this, thanks for sharing!

Anonymous said...

Similar to ones for sale on Etsy at Sugarbaker and Toad's shop.

Peggy5775 said...

These are adorable! Can't wait until I have a grand daughter to make these!
On second thought maybe I won't wait.... Peggy

Mary said...

So adorable, I just added an ice cream cone banner to my store. I am going to add a link to your diy, for my customers. Thanks for posting such a great diy.

hobbyvimsa said...

Thank You for shering:)

Beutiful!!

Have a Nice day!!

Linda from Norway

Anonymous said...

awesome i will enjoy doing this. thanks for not keeping it to yourself :-)

Nika said...

It's so pretty and easy to do, but I really don't know where to get styrofoam balls.

Claire said...

Just a simple girl, sophomore in college to be exact, and because I've always been artsy, I can never get enough new crafts to try out. Lately, the new crafts have been decorations for my dorm room and this summer has been dedicated to three things: Working at Gymboree, Babysitting, and last but not least, making new decorations to make my dorm room MAGICAL next year..these are going to be perfect and random. Just what I need, thank you! <3

sports live said...

so beautiful

kendell said...

Thank you for sharing this project it is really appreciated. Kindest regards

Kara said...

These are adorable! I've never seen anything like them before. Thanks so much for sharing the tutorial! :)

Amy @ Positively Splendid said...

These are the most darling thing I've seen in a good long while!

StrawBerry Vine said...

These are adorable! I bet they would look cute in a baby's room too, depending on the theme.

Daisy Pink Cupcake said...

Oh my gosh....these are the cutest things ever. I am love with them
Daisy

Katherines Corner said...

oh my goodness, love these!! I have to make them! thank you for sharing xo

Courtney {a thoughtful place} said...

Holy smokes. These are precious beyond words. I just love them. Will be sharing them on my blog or facebook soon if that is okay???

southerninlaw said...

I love this idea so much I added it to my friday favourites! http://southerninlaw.blogspot.com.au/2012/07/friday-favourites-13-july-2012.html

escargotine said...

superbe - merci du partage - bon mercredi fleuri

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Panda said...

love it!

Tonya from Chirping with Excitement said...

Love this! I am pinning this. Thanks for sharing.
Tonya from www.chirpingwithexcitement.blogspot.com

Calle Winters said...

My friend meagan told me to check out your blog and here I am really glad that I visited it. Thanks for this great DIY.

Crystal from Fussy Monkey Business said...

These are so cute! I saw this via Craftstorming, and I pinned it:o) Thanks for sharing!

Anonymous said...

thanks for sharing..

.·:♕ Princess Tea ♕:·. said...

I'm really not great at making even the simplest things :( Do you have an etsy or somewhere that I can buy these instead? <3

Icing Designs said...

Hi there {Princess Tea}
We are so sorry this is just a diy we don't sell them. Thank you so much though!! xxoo

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Mark Bintuu said...

Looking like real ice cream cones.

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Caroline @ The Feminist Housewife said...

This is so adorable! What a cute and brilliant idea. (And I love that it's easy too!)

Jacquetta Williamson said...

This is cute for bedroom decor, classroom decor, anything.... Not just parties... I love it!

mang said...

Oh em gee! These are so so cute!

Kim said...

This looks super cute and I can't wait to try it out!

Cindy deRosier said...

I'm the Editorial Assistant for Fun Family Crafts and I wanted to let you know that we have featured your gorgeous ruffled ice cream cone tutorial! You can see it here:

http://funfamilycrafts.com/ruffled-ice-cream-cones/

If you have other kid-friendly crafts, we'd love it if you would submit them. If you would like to display a featured button on your site, you can grab one from the right side bar of your post above. Thanks for a great project idea!

Natalie Muoio said...

I love this idea, thank you for sharing. I will be trying these out.

Shannon said...

Super duper cute!

Designs by kkl Forever said...

These would be great for a wedding

Norma Giannoni said...

Oh my gosh.. cutest thing ever!!!

Werandra Grimm said...

Bonjour!

Thank thee sooooo much for sharing this ADORABLE craft! <3
These are simply darling, I want to make them!

I hath featured these on my blog, with a source link back to thee. I thought thee might like to see thine image, and if so, here is the blog page: http://werandra.blogspot.com/2014/06/crafting-lust.html

Thanks again, and please, keep up the adorable crafts!
God bless!

Love, Queen Werandra

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Cupcake said...

I made these for my son's ice cream party in the colors mint and yellow...they turned out beautifully. And I had a blast making them! Check them out on my blog: http://swellcupcake.com/

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