Thursday, December 20, 2012

Ice Cream Party - Favors

Are you sick of my ice cream party posts in the midst of Winter yet?  We are only having a handful of kiddos at Wynn's party, and I was trying to come up with an ice cream related favor.  I decided that these favors needed to do double duty as decorations and favors. This way I would be able to stick to a reasonable budget.

I ended up taking three paper mache cones that were just over a dollar a piece. I was so excited when I found these at Michaels.  They are significantly less expensive than their Styrofoam counterparts and they can be filled up.  That's when I thought I'd make some ice cream cones and then fill up the inside of the cone with a treat for the kids.



I had recently found some sidewalk chalk at Target on clearance. I had figured I would somehow incorporate it into the favors for the party. I figured it would come in handy come spring time.  One pack of 16 pieces of chalk was $1.98 not bad. I split it into three separate bags and tied a ribbon around them. Then I placed them inside of the cone. On top of the cone I added a tissue paper pom to make an ice cream cone.  I had gotten a large package of these poms at Jo-Ann's at the end of the summer for $5.00.  I only needed to use three out of the package so it was a good deal.

The total cost for these favors was approximately $7.00, which means it will come out to cost a little over $2 a child.  I think because they serve two purposes that it is even a better deal. 

Thanks for stopping by!

Megan

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16 comments:

  1. Could never be sick of them:) SO adorable!

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  2. Your favors are sweet and thrifty too! And I just love the idea of an ice cream themed party at any time of year. It's perfect and yummy!

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  3. Keep them coming Megan I'm in the middle of Summer and these are gorgeous!

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  4. Megan those are really cute! What a great idea and the fact that they were $2 a piece....perfect!

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  5. What ab brilliant idea. I love these favors/decorations. They are so adorable. And, that little tag, super cute. Wynn is going to have quite the special party.

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  6. Super cute, Megan! Can't wait to see some more!

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  7. SO cute Megan- Thanks for linking up. Have a VERY merry Christmas.
    Jenny

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  8. This is darling, Megan! I make tissue paper flowers all the time, but never thought to use them as ice cream- so clever! The pink is so cute! I've pinned this one. Thanks for sharing! Merry Christmas!

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  9. These are the cutest! I'm going to attempt it for our girls next birthday!

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  10. Those are adorable! What a beautiful post and a beautiful blog! Over from Twigg Studios party ;)

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  11. What a cute idea! Following you through GFC. I would love for you to share this at SHOW-licious Craft Showcase!

    http://sew-licious.blogspot.com/2012/12/show-licious-craft-showcase-13.html

    Happy Holidays!
    Marti

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  12. Megan, again what a great idea!!! Loved seeing this at the special link party supporting Sandy Hook last week. Hope you'll come to The Humble Brag link party today to see some features from last week and link up some more cool projects. Happy Friday!

    http://www.oneprojectcloser.com/the-humble-brag-link-party-13/

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