Looking for Christmas or holiday entertainment ideas? Let me show you how to create this spirited ice bucket for your home bar, guests, hostess gifts, and beyond.

Tis’ the Season for entertaining and sharing holiday cheer!  Are you looking for a hostess gift, Christmas gift, or want to glam up your party drink station?

Here is a super easy DIY ice bucket that is so fun to make, and also to receive

How to Create an Ice Bucket for Entertaining!

What You Will Need

  • A milk or juice carton (I used an orange juice container for today’s ice bucket).
  • Favorite beverage in a bottle.
  • Evergreens, flowers, fruits, berries, etc. for color.
  • Scissors to cut the carton.
  • A freezer to freeze the ice bucket.
How to Create an Ice Bucket for Entertaining!

Let’s Get Started

Cut the top of your carton off with scissors.

How to Create an Ice Bucket for Entertaining!

Place your favorite bottled beverage into the center of the carton.

How to Create an Ice Bucket for Entertaining!

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Next, fill your carton with water about 3/4 full and add your flowers, fruit, evergreens, etc. of choice.

How to Create an Ice Bucket for Entertaining!

Lastly, place it in the freezer until it’s frozen solid.

How to Create an Ice Bucket for Entertaining!

Let it freeze for about 12 hours or so and then peel off the carton and you have a beautiful ice bucket for entertaining!

So simple, and it will be the envy of all your party guests.

DIY Ice Bucket for Entertaining.

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How to Create a Colorful Ice Bucket for Entertaining

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