I have followed (at least I think I did) the instructions that are there and the icons are still not showing up.
I have custom icons (location is below)
blog address: http://blog.chiqueny.com
path of icons: /blog/wp-content/icons
example: FB icon http://blog.chiqueny.com/wp-content/icons/facebook.png
I'm having an issue with the full path. I even tried to follow your example and it didn't work. (and where is the Readme.txt file? you talk about it but there's no link to it--I downloaded WP via GoDaddy)
Can you help?