Saturday, July 14, 2012

Recipe For Fun Blog Hop!

Happy Saturday!
Welcome to the Recipe For Fun Blog Hop!

If you got here from the super talented Super Joy, then you are in the right spot.
 If you just happened to stumble across the hop on my blog today and would like to start at the beginning, hop on over and see Joy at Joy's Life.

For my project, I decided to make a little Ice Cream Sundae Toppings Bar.
It has been so hot lately so I figured what better way to cool off then with some ice cream after dinner. To make it extra fun, everybody gets to add whatever toppings they would like to their own ice cream.

*You can click on the pictures to enlarge them*

My family was so happy to see this little "spread" all set up after dinner. It was so easy to do and pretty cheap also. The little purple "ice cream pails" are from the dollar store and came 2 in a pack. I don't think they were originally made for ice cream sundaes but they worked perfectly!  The little glass bowls that I put the toppings in also came from the dollar store and each pack had 2 glass bowls in it. All I did was buy some toppings and set everything up on a little table by the dining room.

I made this little centerpiece for the Ice Cream Sundae Topping Bar:

All I did was cut out some ice cream cones from the Doodlecharms cricut cartridge at 3" and attached them to some bamboo skewers. I arranged everything into a foam block. Each skewer also has some curling ribbon attached to it to fill it up the spaces a little. I stamped out my sentiment and used my labels 4 spellbinders to cut it out and also attached that to a skewer and put it front and center. 

Isn't that sentiment awesome for a sundae party?

Here is a picture of one of the finished sundaes:


What's a blog hop without a little candy?
I am going to pick one lucky person to receive this awesome 6x6 paper pad from Teresa Collins.

All you have to do for your chance to win is:
1. Be a follower of my blog
2. Leave a comment on this post
I will pick a winner using on Saturday July 21, 2012.
Make sure you check back here on the 21st to see if you won :)
Thanks so much for joining me on the Recipe For Fun Blog Hop!
Your next stop on the hop is the very talented
Here is the complete line up in case you get lost along the way:
Stacey (you are here)
Megan (your next stop)
Thanks again for stopping by!
I hope you have a great crafty day!
Cricut Cartridge: Doodlecharms
Card Stock: White (Georgia Pacific), Cream & Brown (Recollections), Peach Parfait, Pink Pirouette, Pear Pizzazz and Real Red (SU!)
Punches/Dies: Small Heart Punch (SU!), Labels 4 (Spellbinders)'
Ink: Black StazOn
Misc.: Pearls (Queen & Co.), Curling Ribbon, White Ribbon (Offray), Bamboo Skewers, Styrofoam block, pink crepe paper


Cattleya said...

Hi Stacey! I'm a new follower of your blog... I love your Ice Cream Sundae Toppings Bar, want to make that on my nephew's birthday.

All the Best!

Susan Martin said...

I love that center piece!!! What a great idea! As hot as it has been.. couldn't be a better idea!

Georgiana said...

That ice cream sundae centerpiece is AWESOME. I like that you can re-use it each time you have an ice cream gathering. Super cute!

Stay Creative,
Carson's Creations
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Marilyn said...

Cute idea.

jessica said...

WOWZERS!! This is total cuteness!! What a fun idea!!
TFS and have a GREAT weekend!!

Ellen Jarvis said...

Oh man, only stop #2 on this delicious blog hop, and I'm already hungry! By the time I'm said and done, I think I will have eaten my keyboard! Nom-nom! Very nifty idea. (I'm -- OF COURSE -- a long-time follower!)

Ellen ♥ CardMonkey

silvia said...

Great centerpiece!! And yes....everyday should be a sundae :)

Liz said...

What a wonderful idea! Makes dinner at your house very special....thanks for sharing
Liz Seubert

Cricut Chick said...

Stacey...this is AMAZING! You really knocked this one out of the park and you introduced me to one of my old carts...Doodlecharms...I can't remember the last time I used that one. Forgot about those ice cream cones! Great job! LOVE IT!

Cricut Chick

Kimberly Jensen said...

Wow Stacey I just love this!! Can I come over and have a sundae? :) Great job my friend!!! :)

Got2BCrafting said...

Mmmmm...mmmmm...mmmmmm... that's my kind of cooking! LOL! This looks absolutely YUMMY! Your centerpiece is adorable! :)

Sunshine HoneyBee said...

Like the sundae bar idea. It has been hot here in Central TX and I've been buying BlueBell ice cream when it goes on sale. Our current fav is Blue Bell Banana Split and next one I have is Blue Bell Red Velvet.
"Sunshine HoneyBee"

ScrappinFabPam said...

Now this is my kind of Blog hop. All those goodies, who wouldn't want to hop along. Great job

SiskiyouSue said...

Your centerpiece is great - love the curly ribbon to dress it up!

Jennie Garcia said...

Holy deliciousness and cuteness!! What a cool set up!! I LOVE your project!! How cool would be to do this on a birthday or every Friday?? :0D LOL
TFS!! Take Care!!
Jennie @

Zeus3244 said...

I love the center piece with the ice creame cone very nice

Patty B said...

What an adorable centerpiece, Stacey! Great idea...and your sundae looks delish! :)

Nina Yang said...

Oh I love that center piece! Neat idea for a little treat after dinner, can't wait to try this! Thanks!!!

Kim said...

Just became a follower of your blog. Great idea for your sundae bar--and a great idea to make an ordinary day special with just a little work--I need to remember this AND do it!

Sue D said...

This is such a fun idea--love the centerpiece!
I am a follower.
slrdowney at hotmail dot com

Linh C. said...

I've always loved making ice cream sundaes!

Coelle said...

Stacey...LOVE your centerpiece ...just so festive and fun ...and I have the doodlecharms cartridge yippee!!!..thanks for your projects!

Heidi said...

What a fun idea! Cute cute. I'm already a follower! live4scrappin at gmail (dot) com

Maria Matter said...

fabulous Stacey, this is an adorable idea for a center pc!!

Mary said...

What a fun idea. We are always having little food parties of one sort or the other at work and something like this would add so much fun to it!
mary3mom at yahoo dot com

Babe O'Mara said...

What a cool and fun project. Love it. Charming centerpiece. Nice job.


Jeannie from said...

Stacey..this is adorably cute! My kids would be thrilled to see that set up too! What a fabulous job!

Karenladd said...

This table decoration is so darn cute! I am a new follower!

AJ Scrapbooking and Cards said...

Awesome mini ice cream party. I love the cut out and the little tubs you used. I will have to look into these. TFS AJ~

Christine Kiehl said...

Super sweet post! I am a new visitor and follower! I agree 100% that everyday should be Sundae! Thankyou for sharing! jellybeankahler @

Bernadet Rodakowski said...

Such a fun idea, so glad I followed the hop to your blog. Love some of your other creations too, like the 3d project, can't wait to play along on that challenge. New subscriber here!

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