Jun 02, 2011

Happy Fridays: Ice cream party!

Well summer is certainly here! How do I know? Something about the 95 degree temperatures tends to give it away I think. If you are like me and looking to find a fun way to cool down this summer, I have a great share for you! I recently stumbled across a very old post from Eat.Drink.Chic, one of my absolute favorite blogs. It was all about this super cute idea for a make your own sundae/ice cream bar themed party. As soon as I saw it I remembered all the weekend ice cream socials I went to as a kid, and how much fun they were! What a great idea for your next little one’s birthday party, or a fun activity for friends and family on a hot summer day. Amy Moss, the fabulous woman behind Eat.Drink.Chic, provided a very in depth post describing all of her extra custom accessories and easy ways to make them. She even provided down-loadable templates for the adorable custom container labels! See the full post here!

And if you are feeling extra adventurous, maybe have a go at making your own ice cream for the party! This is something I have been dieing to try myself recently and have been doing a little snooping for the best methods. I found these very simple to follow and kid friendly instructions and ingredients here! Good luck…and Happy Friday everyone 🙂

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About the Contributor: Kristen Smith is a graphic designer and illustrator residing in Augusta, GA with her fiance Jon-Michael and two fur babies, Desmond and Penelope. She knew from a very young age that she wanted to do something creative and began taking design classes in high school. After receiving a BFA in Graphic Design from the University of Georgia, she worked hard to establish a freelance career and officially launched her own company in 2011. Kristen is an award-winning designer, a celebrated creative for Minted.com, and has been working with NAPCP since it's inception in 2009.  She has a passion for fresh and beautiful designs with subtle feminine hints and a dash of whimsy.   Her passion for design is rivaled only by her passion for animals. She has been an avid animal rights supporter for many years and presently works with a local rescue organization fostering and rehabilitating cats. When she is not designing or sketching, you can find her crafting or in the garden!  She is also an entertainment junkie and watches entirely too many movies and television shows. Kristen looks forward to the extraordinary possibilities each new day brings!  

 

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