ICE ART #5: Sand bucket Ice Lanterns I hope you’re having a wonderful week. Willowday’s “Ice Art” collection will continue throughout February. Today, Gray, our son, is proud to present his Sand bucket Ice Lanterns. These are the perfect starter-lanterns. They are easy to assemble and are very, hearty. With a little luck, these could last the entire season.
2) Leave pail outside to freeze.
Watch this for 24-48 hours, as temperatures vary.
The center will remain unfrozen and
3) Once you have a thick outer edge (our edge, here, is about 2 inches),
REMOVAL: Carefully hold the sides of the pail.
If it doesn’t remove easily: In a basin: fill with warm (but not hot) water:
Set the pail bottom in this warm water basin for about a minute.
Take outside immediately.
USE: Set a tea candle into the hollowed, center. Light and Enjoy.
How-To: Option #2:1) Fill the bottom of your pail with about 2 inches of water.
2) Allow this base-layer to freeze.
3) Once the base layer is frozen, place the
4) Fill this inner cup with about 1 inch water
5) Fill the pail to the desired height for ice lantern —
REMOVAL: Repeat the same removal procedure, as above.
USE: Place tea-light in the hallow created by the inner cup. Light. Enjoy!
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