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 [...]

5 Haunting Ways to use Dry Ice this Halloween

You have your Halloween decorations picked out and artfully placed around your porch and inside as well. Everything looks great. It’s the perfect combination of spooky and warm and inviting. Yet, something is still missing. You need that little extra touch of haunted that will blow your guests away and take your Halloween look to [...]

The Importance of Ice in Cocktails

There is never a bad time to throw a cocktail party. “What makes a great cocktail?” you may ask. Truth be told, the crucial ingredient in almost all cocktail drinks is ICE. Quality ingredients mixed in the right proportions and served at the right temperature, as well as the perfect garnish and the right glassware [...]

Party and Event Planning: How Much Ice do You Need?

It’s summer, which means it’s the peak of event and party season. The warm weather makes it a great time of year to enjoy the outdoors as long as you have a cold drink in your hand and some shade. But, whether you’re hosting an event or party outdoors or indoors, a principal concern must [...]

How Was Ice Delivered Before Refrigerators?

Life before refrigerators. How did they do it? It’s hard to imagine living without a refrigerator where you can store leftovers, make ice and grab a cool drink. But the truth is, there’s a long and interesting history of ice that inspired engineers to create our modern day refrigerators. How did it work? Where did [...]

5 Festive Winter Holiday Ice Sculpture Ideas

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 [...]

5 Practical Ways to Use Block Ice

Most commonly, restaurants and homes make use of ice cubes rather than block ice. The small size is convenient for placing in glasses and pitchers for cooling down water and drinks. They can even be easily tossed in a blender for making a slushy or milkshake or placed in a cooler for keeping drinks cool. [...]

Make Your Wedding Unforgettable with an Artistic Ice Sculpture

A glittering, elegant ice sculpture surrounded by flowers and a beautiful banquet of delicious appetizers and refreshing drinks is the perfect layout for your wedding reception. The one piece that pulls it all together? There’s no doubt an artistic ice sculpture, custom made to reflect the style and personality of you and your newly wed [...]