Whether you’re hosting a winter holiday party or creating an ice and snow wonderland for your event, an ice sculpture is the perfect way to pull your theme together. Naturally, these beautiful creations draw the attention of guests as they marvel over the craftmanship and unique characteristics of the sculpture. To help you choose the perfect design for your event, we’ve selected 5 gorgeous ice sculpture ideas to inspire you:

1. Christmas Tree

A nearly universal symbol of the season, a christmas tree ice sculpture can add the perfect sense of magic and wonder to your event. Go for a geometric set of pyramids or a more natural look with carefully curved branches. Add your style to your Christmas tree and it will be sure to add that perfect touch to your event. You may even consider using the base as a serving platter for fruit or other cold items. Cut out your pineapples and pieces of melon like gifts for some additional flare. You might even request an LED display to add interest to your sculpture. The possibilities are endless.

2. Snowflake

Another versatile symbol that’s highly customizable, the snowflake really does say “winter.” Use it for a variety of winter events while being inclusive so that all guests feel welcome. Use translucent ice, and then have the artist add etched details to really make your snowflake sculpture shine and stand out.

3. Snowman

For a fun, lighthearted theme, consider having a friendly snowman sculpted in ice. Sure to capture the imagination of your guests, especially any children, a snowman is ideal for events that have a fun, celebratory feel to them. Add some greens and berries around the bottom of the sculpture for color, and your snowman ice sculpture will look great!

4. Reindeer

A reindeer is another fun, lighthearted design for the perfect winter holiday ice sculpture. Go for a natural look, or have a cartoon-like reindeer created, complete with a red nose! This whimsical sculpture is a nice winter themed design that is inclusive of all of your guests.

5. Sleigh

Santa’s sleigh provides the perfect combination of practical and aesthetic service for your event. Attractive and fun, your guests will quickly be drawn to this beautiful sculpture. In addition, you can use it as a serving space for fruit, deli meats, drinks, desserts or other cold items. Your guests will surely be enchanted by the idea of serving themselves from Santa’s sleigh.

These are only the beginnings of the many ideas and designs you could use at a winter themed holiday event. You may also choose to have a polar bear, nutcracker, train, punch bowl with inset poinsettias, an angel or Santa himself featured at your event in an ice sculpture. The possibilities are endless.

For any winter party or event, creating a magical world that allows guests to truly immerse themselves in the season is key. Do this with a fabulous ice sculpture which, in combination with the other decorations and adornments, will transport guests to a winter wonderland.

Ready to plan your winter event? Get your sculpture from the best in the business, Crystal Ice. We offer the highest quality in ice and access to the most talented ice artists in town. Call 323.476.1273 to discuss your needs. We look forward to serving you!