Just in time for a winter freeze! We’ve been searching for some wintry projects, and now that the midwest has some snow and cooler temperatures, we’re excited to finally make some ice luminaries! In the past I’ve made lots of little globes from balloons, but I wanted to use something that was a little more environmentally friendly!
This project was ended up being inspired by an ice patch in the back of my home. Frozen in this patch of ice was some pine needs from the tree in our alley. I had been thinking for days how to make more ice art, so once day I stepped on that patch of ice, and noticed that it created little “sheets” that I immediately felt the urge to stack into a little cube. The pine needles left a lovely pattern and I realized I wanted to make an even larger one. I experimented with some baking sheets, but none were the right size, so I grabbed some foil roasting pans that I had. The rest is so easy!
Using sliced lemons, leftover pepper berry that I saved from holiday decor and some pine needs from the tree in our alley, I arranged them in the pans. Fill the pans with water, and let freeze. Once the sheers are frozen, they were easy to pop out and prop up against one another. I used some leftover event candles inside for the beautiful glow.
Happy Winter Crafting!!