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Everything you Need to Know about Ice Carving Tools

Ice sculptures may look graceful, but takes a massive amount of labor-intensive work to create something so detailed and delicate. After years of practice, some people enter their ice sculptures into competitions, while others love using ice sculptures as a centerpiece in upscale parties. Also, there’s an old party saying: “Once the ice sculpture melts, [...]

6 Creative Ice Ideas for Summer Entertaining

Ice and summer, summer and ice. They're the perfect combination. When the summer heat is blistering, an ice-cold drink clinking with perfectly formed ice cubes is the ideal antidote. It's delightful and refreshing, especially if you're able to escape the sun under a shady tree. Anyone planning a summer party knows that ice is part [...]

4 Common Commercial and Industrial Uses for Dry Ice

Dry ice isn’t just for spooky ambiance at Halloween parties. This product has a wide variety of uses. Beyond the theatrical, dry ice is a solid form of carbon dioxide which has many applications. Between food storage, medical devices and transportation purposes, dry ice is an incredibly dynamic material. Here are the 4 most common [...]

Strange Ways Classic Filmmakers Made Artificial Snow

In lower elevations of Southern California, seeing real snow would look like a mirage. Nearly every day, our summer-like weather is a far cry from the winter wonderland depicted in movies. California, however, is home to iconic and cinema magic producing Hollywood. Inside the studio, experts create snow flurries, picturesque Christmas landscapes, and white-topped mountains. [...]

Ice Products & Delivery for Los Angeles’ Food Trucks

Summer is just around the corner, and that means outdoor concerts, warm evenings, refreshing beverages and fantastic food trucks. Los Angeles is home to some of the most innovative food trucks the west coast has ever seen. With all that delicious food, many food trucks need ice cold beverages to accompany it. Canned drinks just [...]

Why the Ice You Make at Home is Cloudy

Envision opening up a can of your favorite beverage. Now pour it over ice. Likely, the ice is crystal clear, the kind you see in the commercials in a tall glass. Frustratingly, when we try and make clear ice at home, we instead are left with annoying cloudy cubes. Why is this, especially when the [...]

5 Social Events Perfect for an Ice Sculpture

When hosting an event, you always want to offer that special something that helps to set it apart from all the other events in the year. Ice sculptures are a unique touch that can do just that, and are not often seen at special events. They bring art and flair to the space while also [...]

5 Fun Games to Play During a Snow Party

If you’re planning a snow party, you can count on the first few minutes to be filled with wonder as your guests enjoy the novelty of frozen precipitation. But, once your guests have had the chance to interact with the snow, be prepared with some fun, organized games. With these games, you’ll make the most [...]

Simple Tips for Carving Block Ice Yourself

When it comes to block ice, it’s quality over quantity. If you’re trying to reproduce a fancy cocktail for yourself or your party guests, or are an aspiring master bartender, adding block ice elevates your concoction to the next level. However, creating block ice isn’t an easy feat. It’s not as simple as popping ice [...]

Ice Sculptures: How they’re Carved

An ice sculpture may only last for a few hours, but the most dedicated artists spend years honing the skills it takes to craft these exquisite works of art. Ice is the primary or sole medium in creating this type of sculpture. Owing to the volatility of the raw material, ice sculptures are often deemed [...]