Ice cream time saver what a great idea! such a time saver for birthday parties- scoop the ice cream into lined cupcake pans & put them in the freezer. then just pull them out when you cut the cake & serve!
If you were to use drift wood this would be awesome for a beach reception style thing. Very natural, but striking. Drill holes in wood, place tea lights. Beautiful outdoor table center piece for the picnic table---AROUND THE GARDEN POOL
Paper airplane garland made from old book pages, like the store in Portland a couple years ago. They had a complete wall covered in airplanes made from paper airplanes folded out of old book pages (great classroom decorating idea)