Here in our neck of the woods of Canada, we are in the midst of a real deep freeze. We decided to take advantage of the frosty temperatures and create an ice craft!
To create you will need:
6 Round foil cake tins
Bits of nature in all the colors of the rainbow ~ outside, your kitchen and anything you may have pressed over the summer/fall are great for inspiration!
Place the natural objects that you found into the tins ~
one for each color of the rainbow.
Add food coloring into a jar of water and pour it into its corresponding pan.
Some items will stay where you want, but no need to spend too much time arranging... once the water hits the the pan all the bits seem to have a mind of their own!
Carefully bring your tins outside to a flat surface and allow to fully freeze.
Once they are frozen, tuck string inside the tin around the circumference of the ice (the ice seems to slip out fairly easily to allow you to do this).
Then pour some cold water into the tin and wait for it to all freeze again ~ this will secure your string for hanging.
Once it is re-frozen it is ready to be hung...
while it twirls in the sun, bringing color to the white blanket of winter.
As they all melt ~ eventually! ~ they will leave some lovely little treats for the birds behind.
Hope you are finding yourself amidst bits of beauty where ever you are in the world!