This little DIY is something I’ve wanted to try for quite a while and I gotta say, it turned out as cute as I hoped it would! I believe that everything we do can be marked with creativity and that it’s the little details that make something feel special – cocktail garnishes included. Whether you’re hosting a girl’s night, planning a bridal shower or simply wanting to elevate an at-home moment for yourself – give these floral ice cubes a try!
What you’ll need:
- A mix of flowers (dried or fresh will both work – I used these and also a few leftover blooms I had on hand from a bouquet nearing it’s end).
- Ice cube trays – these large silicone kind are my favourite to use.
- A kettle
Instructions For Floral Ice Cubes:
I spent a bit of time researching how to get the water to be clear vs cloudy and what I discovered was if you double boil the water, the ice cubes will come out a bit clearer. It’s also recommended that you use filtered water.
Step one: boil your water and then let it cool completely.
Step two: repeat step one.
Step three: once the water is cooled the second time, you are good to go ahead and fill your ice cube trays. I found it worked best to gently place the flower into the water after filling the tray. Fully submerge the flower to get it wet and place it so that the face of the flower is facing up. The flowers will float so you want the pretty part to be facing upward.
Step four: pop the ice cube trays into the freezer until frozen through completely. Use within 3-5 days of freezing.
That’s it! Let me know if you end up making them!