The idea came to me from the pages of "Country Living-British Edition" magazine, under
the "Ideas to Try" category, in the July 2014 edition.
What caught my eye, while perusing through the pages of the lovely magazine, was the
title of the article, "A simple make floral ice cubes".
The instructions said, to "use edible flowers such as violets, geraniums, and cornflowers
to add a splash of colors to drinks."
Fortunately, I had some pink geraniums and some violas in my outdoor planters, and
the pink square ice cube trays in my cupboard.
~"Bring some filtered water to a boil and let it cool. Boiling the water stops bubbles
from forming and keeps the water clear, not cloudy. (this really does work).
~Pour the cooled water into the ice cube tray, filling a third of each square, and
~Snip the flower stems to size. Remove the tray from the freezer and lay the petals
on the ice cubes. Cover with water and return to the freezer until the cubes are
This article was taken from Inspire - The Art of Living with Nature by Willow
Crossley and shared by Country Living magazine.
Quick, simple, and pretty for any special occasion.
Water...another one of nature's gifts that I am so thankful for, in whatever form I find it.