Arts and Craft- Flower Ice Bowl

flower ice bowl

Water and fresh flowers are all it takes to make this gorgeous flower ice bowl. Fill it with fruit or flowers to make a centre piece for your party table.

To make a flower ice bowl you will need:
• 2 round bowls (one approx 2cm smaller in diameter than the other)
• jug/pitcher of water
• selection of fresh flowers and leaves
• a weight, such as a stone or can

step 1.

Make the first layer Pour water into a bowl to a depth of 2.5cm/1in. Place it in the freezer until it has frozen solid – this usually takes one or two hours.

ice bowl

step 2.

Add flowers Once the first layer has frozen, place the smaller bowl inside the larger bowl. Take some clean flowers and leaves and position them in the gap between the two bowls.

ice bowl

step 3.

Make the second layer Once the whole area between the two bowls has been filled with flowers, carefully pour water into the gap until it reaches the edge of the bowls, poking down any flowers that stick out of the top.

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step 4.

Finishing You may find the bowl will start to float, so weigh it down with a stone or can and then place it in the freezer for a few hours. Take it out about 15 minutes before you need it. This will cause it to melt slightly, making it easier to remove the inner and outer bowls.

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