5 DIY ideas with ice cream cones

You can be incredibly creative with ice cream cones. You can, of course, eat them, but you can also turn them into fancy items. In this article, we show you how to make small hanging vases for cacti from ice cream cones. Or how to spruce up a dull looking cake in no time. Are you up for a little DIY with ice cream cones? Let’s go !

1. Hanging cactus pots

In the workshop :

  • Cement
  • ice-cream cone
  • Water
  • Painting
  • Glass
  • Wool or string
  • Earth
  • Small cacti

At work !

1.1 Put an ice cream cone in a small glass (a shot glass does the job perfectly) and mix some cement with water in it. Put another waffle in the still soft cement. Let everything dry.

fill a cement cone© Media Partisans

1.2 You can now unroll the outer cone (which has softened) and take out the inner cone and thus obtain the cement cone.

remove the cones© Media Partisans

1.3 Place the cement cone in a glass filled with paint to color the tip.

dip the cone in the paint© Media Partisans

1.4 Tie a piece of wool or a string around the cement vase and fill it a little with soil.

put soil in the cone© Media Partisans

1.5 Then place a small cactus in the flowerpot and you’re done!

hanging cacti© Media Partisans

2. Decorate a cake with ice cream cones

In the workshop :

  • Ice cream cones
  • Whipped cream
  • Butter cream
  • Chocolate sauce
  • Colored vermicelli
  • Candied cherries

At work !

2.1 Firmly press several ice cream cones onto the edge of an already finished cake.

stick the ice cream cones around the cake© Media Partisans

2.2 Fill them with whipped cream and a scoop of butter cream each. Sprinkle with chocolate sauce and sprinkles and add the cherries on the cream. Your cake is ready!

decorated cake© Media Partisans

3. Popcorn in an ice cream cone

In the workshop :

  • Marshmallow
  • Pop corn
  • Ice cream cones
  • Smarties
  • Chocolate sauce
  • Colored vermicelli

At work !

3.1 Melt the marshmallows in the microwave and mix them with popcorn in a salad bowl.

mix the popcorn with the marshmallow© Media Partisans

3.2 Place an ice cream cone upright in a glass and fill it with Smarties. Place a scoop of marshmallow popcorn in the ice cream cone and decorate with chocolate sauce and colorful sprinkles. And the popcorn ice cream is ready!

popcorn ice cream© Media Partisans

4. Ice cream bar

In the workshop :

  • Cardboard
  • Glass
  • Felt
  • Cutter
  • Paint or colored cardboard
  • Hot glue
  • Glue
  • Toppings of your choice

At work !

4.1 Take a glass as a template and draw several circles next to each other on a piece of cardboard. Cut out the circles and glue the side parts and a back wall to the cardboard with hot glue.

make holes in the cardboard© Media Partisans

4.2 Glue the finished frame with colored cardboard or paint it as you like.

paint the cardboard© Media Partisans

4.3 You can now place the ice cream cones vertically in the display and fill them with the toppings of your choice.

ice cream display© Media Partisans

5. Flower table decoration

In the workshop :

  • Glasses
  • Ice cream cones
  • Flowers

At work !

The next time you want to decorate your table in a special way, try this method. Place the cones in glasses and put flowers in them. Magnificent !

vases made from cones© Media Partisans

In the video you can see even more tips: if you like to eat ice cream, you must try our varieties of homemade ice cream.

If you prefer fruity and icy, these granitas are what you need.

Here are some more great ideas on how to put ice cubes in your drinks.

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