July is National Ice Cream Month and it’s been so ever since President Ronald Reagan endorsed it in 1984. But let’s talk now. • Besides indulging in your favorite flavors, you can also find ice-cream-themed home decor, clothing and accessories that provide a visual treat for no calories. You can go subtle – sundae motifs on a dish towel, perhaps – or all out. Think of it as the difference between ordering a baby-size cone or a triple scoop dipped in rainbow sprinkles. • It’s a matter of taste.
Splish-splash: What better way to cool off and clean up on a hot summer day than behind the Ice Cream Shower Curtain designed by Nicole Martinez. It’s available at www.denydesigns.com. Standard size is $89; extra long, $119.
Berry nice: Kitchen towels are hand-screened with blueberry sundaes. Set of two includes one towel with single-sundae motif; another with an all-over print. Priced $19.95 for the set from Williams-Sonoma, www.williams-sonoma.com.
One scoop or two?: Set of four ceramic stoneware bowls – in pink, blue, green and yellow – comes with a gift box to boot. Priced $14.95 for set at Pier 1, www.pier1.com.
Dig in: Friends can help themselves to toppings of their choice from the stoneware Ice Cream Lazy Susan. Regularly priced $79 from Pottery Barn Kids, www.potterybarnkids.com.
So sweet: This ice cream cone won’t melt. Cotton baby sundress, $8, is from the Circo collection at Target.