Paper & Stitch Turns 6! Time for Ice Cream.


6 Unique Ice Cream Toppings

Tomorrow is the last day of national ice cream month and I couldn’t resist posting one last ice cream idea before July is over. I’m going to miss you national ice cream month!

This month is also my blog birthday… Paper & Stitch is now officially six years old! So, I put together six DIY ice cream topping ideas to celebrate. One topping for each year P&S has been around. Hope you’ll grab a sweet treat and celebrate with me.

Here are 6 unique ice cream toppings to celebrate the last two days of national ice cream month (and my blog b-day)…

Fruit Pebbles + Ice Cream

1. Fruity Pebbles – The most colorful ice cream topping / cereal ever created. Better than sprinkles, if you ask me.

Polka Dot Ice Cream

2. Lemonheads – These are just fun. Polka dot ice cream? Come on. You know you want to try this.

Lucky Charms Ice Cream

3. Dehydrated Marshmallows – AKA the only reason why anyone buys Lucky Charms cereal. You can pick the marshmallows out of the cereal box, or order a bag of just marshmallows from Amazon and fulfill your childhood fantasy. No regrets.

Unusual Ice Cream Toppings // Wasabi Peas

4. Wasabi Peas – Okay this is the weird one of the group, but it’s an interesting combo with ice cream. Salty and sweet. And a little bit spicy.

Watermelon ice cream

5. Watermelon Sour Gummies – It’s still summer, after all, so I needed a little watermelon in the mix.

Fancy Licorice Ice Cream

Unusual Ice Cream Toppings // Licorice

6. Fancy Licorice – If you remember this post, you know I’m partial to these pretty candies. And I really like licorice. So it’s a win-win for me.

Birthday Ice Cream Cone

…And a birthday candle to round things out.

Before I go, though, I wanted to tell you how thankful I am to every single one of you who stops by to read Paper & Stitch each day. I am fully aware that I am super lucky to be doing something I love day after day. And that wouldn’t have ever been possible without you. For real. Your support means so much to me! So THANK YOU from the bottom of my heart. You’re the best!!!

Concept, photography, and styling by Brittni Mehlhoff

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29 comments | Click here to reply

Congratulations! I can’t wait to see how this feels in a few more years! Hopefully I’ll have as much fun (and success!) as you do!

Amber | July 30th, 2014 at 10:28 am

You’re sweet, Amber. Thank you.

Brittni | July 30th, 2014 at 10:45 am

Yayyyyyy get it girl! 6 years is incredible. Congrats! xoxo
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Chelsea Foy | July 30th, 2014 at 11:52 am

Thanks Chels. :)

Brittni | July 30th, 2014 at 11:57 am

Happy blog birthday!

– Christina
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Christina | July 30th, 2014 at 12:25 pm

I am loving that wasabi peas idea. it’s something I would have never thought of, but probably should have. thanks for sharing…and happy blog birthday!

love, arielle
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arielle | July 30th, 2014 at 1:54 pm

These look amazing! I love the fancy licorice look.
Congrats on six wonderful years.
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Avery Asato | July 30th, 2014 at 2:13 pm

They alll look so yummy! I didn’t even know about national ice cream month!! Fruity pebbles and the watermelon sweets look so cool! Abi :)
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Abi S | July 30th, 2014 at 2:41 pm


Happy blog birthday, or gefeliciteerd, as we say here in the Netherlands!!

Gorgeous pictures!! : )


Gemma | July 30th, 2014 at 2:57 pm

Thanks Gemma. :)

Brittni | July 30th, 2014 at 3:00 pm

Happy happy six years to you! Now I’m off to pour fruity pebbles on my ice cream!
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chelsea | July 30th, 2014 at 3:10 pm

Happy Blog Birthday, B!!!! I very much approve of you celebrating in such ways as these six ice cream cones! I think the licorice one might be my fave! How fun!!
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Kelly @ Studio DIY | July 30th, 2014 at 4:27 pm

So yummi!!!
They are so cute, but the candle one is the best to surprise a friend :)

Caroline | July 30th, 2014 at 6:11 pm

Happy 6th Birthday!

Pat schwab | July 30th, 2014 at 6:20 pm

Congratulations on your six-year blog anniversary! That is so exciting. I’m really in love with the watermelon sour gummies idea, and I’ll definitely be eating some ice cream later today to celebrate with you. 😀

-Helen Grace

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Helen Grace | July 30th, 2014 at 7:32 pm

Happy blogiversary!! The fruity pebbles and marshmallows sound ah-mazing! I want to eat that right now!
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Sara Strauss | July 30th, 2014 at 8:54 pm

Congratulations 6 years is amazing. I’ve only justed started my blog I can’t imagine what you must feel like – but I want to!
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Roo | July 31st, 2014 at 2:42 am

Happy Birthday!!!!The wasaby peas would be perfect for my husband! Thanks for sharing!

KATERINA | July 31st, 2014 at 3:24 am

Happy bloggity birfday. How awesome!!! Here’s to many more!!

Jessica | July 31st, 2014 at 7:00 am

Happy bloggity birfday. How awesome – here’s to many, many more!!! Love this spot. 😉

Jessica | July 31st, 2014 at 7:01 am

Congrats! What an achievement. I have only recently discovered and it has pretty rapidly jumped to my favorites list xx
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Susie | July 31st, 2014 at 9:31 pm

Congrats on 6 years!!!!
Love these ice creams. They are so you, and so wonderful. Next time we have ice cream cones, I will totally think of you and use a topping that is slightly different.
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Friday Link Love | Vylette | August 1st, 2014 at 12:55 pm

woot! happy 6 years! and happy ice cream cone cramming!! i heart a good ice cream cone (and ice cream cone pic). lots of hilarious topping ideas!
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