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big ball confetti ice cubes

big ball confetti ice cubes

Happy June! There is not much I love more than the changing of a season. This last week’s entrance of warm weather and the bright sun has been the perfect welcome to summer. Making confetti ice cubes is a great way to cool down on a hot afternoon, and is a festive addition to a swim party or BBQ this summer.

These big balls of colored ice look really great stacked in glass cups. We made a batch just for fun this weekend that everyone seemed to love.

big ball confetti ice cubes

big ball confetti ice cubes | A Subtle RevelryBig Ball Confetti Ice Cubes

To make the confetti ice cubes you will need a water source, small water balloons, and food coloring. Start by turning your water balloons inside out and washing well. Then fill with 2 drops of food coloring and water. Freeze until you are ready to use the ice cubes.

Snip the balloons off at the top and enjoy big balls of color in your summertime drinks!

Photography is done in collaboration with Jocelyn Noel Photography.


  • Karoline
    June 4, 2013 at 3:11 am

    Love this! So fun – and easy :)

  • Sharron Gunter
    June 13, 2013 at 6:59 pm

    I love seeing others ideas.I hope to be able to try many of them!

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    July 10, 2013 at 6:24 am

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