I scream, you scream....
Well you know how it goes. It's so hot the ice cream melts before you can get it from the carton to your mouth. So I made a tiny garland that's not going anywhere.
This was a $0 cost project (my favorite kind) since I had everything I needed on hand. The picture's pretty self explanatory.
- Tiny Styrofoam balls - use any size you like.
- Different shades of yarn - you could also use embroidery thread or ribbon
- Scrapbook paper
- Hot glue
- Start by putting a small drop of hot glue anywhere on the ball and stick the end of the ribbon in it. **be careful - it's HOT!! Continue in-circling that dot and wrapping the ball, adding a dot of hot glue as you go.
- After all your Styrofoam balls are wrapped. Now cut out a square of paper and roll into a cone shape. Just work with it until you find the right size and shape, then use that as a template to cut as many as you need.
- Glue your cone shape together. I tried using glue dot tape for this but it didn't seem to hold, so I went back with the glue gun and a very small nozzle and added a few dots. Worked great!
- Add a little hot glue to the inside rim of the cone and still you
ice creamum, yarn covered ball in. Don't worry this ice cream won't melt. hee-hee.
- Choose a coordinating ribbon and eyeball your placement for the cones. Just a dab of glue on the ribbon and then smush you ball to it. And you're all done!!
* You know I think this would make cute Christmas ornments for the tree. You might try glue and glitter instead of yarn.
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