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Ice Cream Cup Favor

Party, Styling, Text and Photos by Sara Schmutz of Confetti Sunshine

This Project Is Part Of The “Ice Cream Party” Series.

Send your guests home with a small pint of their ice cream and a fun party favor.



  • Small ice cream dishes
  • Confetti
  • Candy
  • 5-inch balloons
  • Red tissue paper
  • Cotton ball
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  1. Place a small amount of confetti and candy in each ice cream dish.
  2. Top your dish with an inflated 5-inch balloon to mimic a scoop of ice cream.
  3. Top off the 5-inch balloon with a mini tissue paper cherries to complete the ice cream sundae look. (To make the cherry, take a 4-inch by 4-inch square of red tissue paper. Place a small cotton ball in the center and twist the top up around the cotton ball.)

Let each of your guests choose a balloon Sunday to take home as their party favor.

These balloon ice cream scoops would also look delicious with the little tissue paper “sprinkles”. To do this, glue tissue paper “sprinkles” on to each of the 5-inch balloons.




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Note: Adult supervision is required when using balloons. Please read all warnings and precautions on the Balloon Time carton.

Written by: Sara Schmutz

Sara has been in love with parties and planning parties for as long as she can remember. And, she must be destined for more, since she has been blessed with three party loving daughters. There can never be too many tea parties at their house. And, her love for parties and unique ideas have not been overlooked. Sara has been a regular party contributor on One Charming Party, Pizzazzerie, Handmade Charlotte, Confetti Pop, Oh It's Perfect, And Then We Saved, & Red Barn Blog. She has also been featured on Pottery Barn, Disney's Baby Blog, Amy Atlas, Hostess with the Mostess, Babble, Apartment Therapy, Huffington Post, and more. Sara has also recently had a number of guest appearances on Utah's KUTV Fresh Living Show, where she shared some of her favorite party ideas. Sara loves planning parties and celebrating the special moments with her family and friends.

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