Tuesday, November 23, 2010

Ice Luminaries

Last week when I got home I decided to try to create a couple of ice luminaries. It's fairly simple. Fill a balloon full of water and put it in a bowl. Set the bowl outside and check it after 24 hours.

The first time the ice wasn't quite thick enough so I set it out again for another 12 hours.

Then I brought it in, peeled off the balloon and chipped/melted holes in the top & bottom so the candle could be inserted and have a chimney.

Unfortunately, the warm weather the past couple of days has melted most of it. Maybe it will be colder the next time I'm home and I can try again.

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