This was a suggestion from NaturalStrongHair on youtube. She had recommended creating something out of ice cream containers. I had never thought of the idea until she mentioned this. I thought it was a great idea.
For this project, I used standard white paint. I started off spray painting but that would've taken too many coats. I brushed on a coat of primer then added a coat of white paint. This saved me a lot of time. I decided to turn the cup into a little pink flower arrangement. I decorated the outside with little green flat acrylic beads and I trimmed it with little pink lace. I added a hot pink and white polka dot ribbon on the front. I used packing peanuts for my flowers stems to stick into and hold them in place. Then I shredded some green paper for my grass.
I wanted to do something with the tops. I decided to make a little bird cage. I had some popsicle sticks around the house. I painted those white then added a coat of white sparkly to make them shimmer. I decorated the cage with scrapbook paper, lace, and pink flowers. I also used flowers inside the bird cage since I didn't have any birds to use. To complete the project, I dressed it up with pearls. I also used pearls and fashioned them into a bird cage loop at the top of the bird cage.
I really enjoyed this project. It didn't cost me anything to make. The ice cream cups were free! I already had the flowers and embellishments in my scrapbooking supplies.