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34 Ridiculously Clever Ways To Make Ice

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1. Infuse a gin and tonic with a fresh splash thanks to this juicer-meets-ice mold.

Get them from Amazon for $8.86+. / Available in small and large.
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Get them from Amazon for $8.86+. / Available in small and large.

2. Give a Corpse Reviver No. 2 an eerie twist with a zombie hand mold.

Get it from Amazon for $6.78 or Foodiggity Shop for $11.99.
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Get it from Amazon for $6.78 or Foodiggity Shop for $11.99.

3. Dress up a brunch flute with champagne and strawberry ice cubes that are as pretty as they are tasty.

Check out the full recipe on Laylita here.Get a heart-shaped tray with 14 cubes from Amazon for $6.69+.
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Check out the full recipe on Laylita here.

Get a heart-shaped tray with 14 cubes from Amazon for $6.69+.

4. Layer on the perfect cool with this martini set that lines your glass in ice.

Get the glass and liner from Amazon or Uncommon Goods for $19.95. / Also available in a cocktail liner from Amazon or Uncommon Goods for $19.95.
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Get the glass and liner from Amazon or Uncommon Goods for $19.95. / Also available in a cocktail liner from Amazon or Uncommon Goods for $19.95.

5. Give a freezer cat a good home with this feline tray.

Get a 10-cube tray from Amazon for $5.27.
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Get a 10-cube tray from Amazon for $5.27.

6. Put your thoughts on ice with this brain-freeze mold.

Get a four-cube tray from Amazon for $11.39.
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Get a four-cube tray from Amazon for $11.39.

7. Make crushed ice by blending cubes in a blender.

Learn more ways to DIY crushed ice on WikiHow here.
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Learn more ways to DIY crushed ice on WikiHow here.

8. Take a dip with these cute fish pops that'll add some juicy flavor to ice water.

Get them from Sur la Table or Amazon for $19.99.
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Get them from Sur la Table or Amazon for $19.99.

9. Pop the question, "Would you like a refill?" with these this jewel cube tray.

Get a six-cube tray from Amazon for $7.99.
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Get a six-cube tray from Amazon for $7.99.

10. Add some spa-water flavor with spiralized cucumbers on...er...in ice.

See the tutorial on Inspiralized here.
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See the tutorial on Inspiralized here.

11. Dazzle onlookers with these ~edible~ glowing ice cubes!

Read the full tutorial (and learn the secret ingredient!) on Go Science Girls here.
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Read the full tutorial (and learn the secret ingredient!) on Go Science Girls here.

12. Take a slant on happy hour with this Old Fashioned glass set that'll keep your concoction at the right temp.

Get the glass and ice mold from Amazon for $17.95.
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Get the glass and ice mold from Amazon for $17.95.

13. Make a shot of bottom-shelf liquor more palatable with these shot-glass molds that should most definitely not be used to make cheese shot glasses. Just. Don't.

Get a four-glass tray from Amazon for $9.25.
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Get a four-glass tray from Amazon for $9.25.

14. Find your destiny -- before the weapon melts -- with this icy samurai sword that you can use to get kids interested in some plain ole H2O.

Get a set of two from Amazon for $12.85. / Also available in a peeled banana.
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Get a set of two from Amazon for $12.85. / Also available in a peeled banana.

15. Bring new meaning to iced coffee by pouring the caffeinated potion into an ice tray and adding the cubes it to cold concoction.

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Check out our six unique ways to drink coffee here.

16. Test out some carbonate to see if this Hans Solo survives the freezing process.

Get it from ThinkGeek for $9.99.
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Get it from ThinkGeek for $9.99.

17. Douse a glass of water in flavor with these DIY fruit and coconut water cubes.

Read the full recipe from May I Have That Recipe here.
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Read the full recipe from May I Have That Recipe here.

18. Meet the James Bond of ice makers with this countertop model that has ~three~ ice cube-size options.

Get it from Amazon for $119.99. / Ice cubes come in small, medium, and...you guessed it, large.
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Get it from Amazon for $119.99. / Ice cubes come in small, medium, and...you guessed it, large.

19. Bring a bottle to the perfect temp with this wine bucket mold that has lots of party potential.

Use the tall cylinder to freeze a bottle-shaped masterpiece -- with or without festive add-ins like fruit -- that'll last as long as six hours.Get it from Crate & Barrel for $39.95.
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Use the tall cylinder to freeze a bottle-shaped masterpiece -- with or without festive add-ins like fruit -- that'll last as long as six hours.

Get it from Crate & Barrel for $39.95.

20. Prep for beverage battle with these Star Wars trays.

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Get a six-cube tray from Think Geek for $9.99 each. / Available in X-Wing/Millennium Falcon, R2-D2/Yoda, and AT-AT/Star Destroyer.

21. Make some heads roll...into your drink with this Alice in Wonderland tray.

Get an eight-cube tray from Box Lunch for $9.20.
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Get an eight-cube tray from Box Lunch for $9.20.

22. Keep it simple for fancy cocktails you don't want to water down with these slow-melting cube trays.

Get a six-cube tray from Amazon for $8.50. / Available in 12 colors.
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Get a six-cube tray from Amazon for $8.50. / Available in 12 colors.

23. Take a bite outta your thirst with these shark-fin cubes.

We're gonna need a bigger glass.Get a five-cube tray from Amazon for $10.99+.
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We're gonna need a bigger glass.

Get a five-cube tray from Amazon for $10.99+.

24. Transform flowers into blossom ice cubes to add some picturesque flavor to your next round of party drinks.

Get the full tutorial on WikiHow here.
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Get the full tutorial on WikiHow here.

25. Strum away as you swizzle with these guitar ice stirrers.

Get a set of three from Amazon for $7.99.
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Get a set of three from Amazon for $7.99.

26. Join the resistance with The Star Wars Cookbook, which comes equipped with light-saber ice molds for you and three friends to stay hydrated for battle.

Get it from Amazon for $24.99.
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Get it from Amazon for $24.99.

27. Embrace your inner Addams with a ghostly skeleton that'll freeze to death in his own little coffin/tray.

Get it from Amazon for $9.98.
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Get it from Amazon for $9.98.

28. Multi-task with an ice box that has an ice tray lid for easy dumping.

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Get the set from Amazon for $28.45.

29. Savor some stout homemade drinks with slow-melting ice balls.

Get a four-ball tray from Amazon for $8.95.
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Get a four-ball tray from Amazon for $8.95.

30. Act like an underdog dinnertime hero with this Deadpool tray.

Get a 10-cube tray from Box Lunch for $10.32.
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Get a 10-cube tray from Box Lunch for $10.32.

31. Reenact the Lego Movie in your glass -- or on an impressive cake -- with these colorful block trays.

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Get them from Amazon for $14.99.

32. Build a mouth-watering drink with these Tetris blocks.

Get a nine-cube tray from Amazon for $7.80.
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Get a nine-cube tray from Amazon for $7.80.

33. Act like a smooth, cool criminal with these dead-cold skulls...with embarrassing hats!

Get it from Amazon for $12.25.
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Get it from Amazon for $12.25.

34. Dislodge ice from this lidded tray with a gentle finger nudge.

Get a 14-cube tray from Amazon for $9.99. / Also available in a smaller version.
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Get a 14-cube tray from Amazon for $9.99. / Also available in a smaller version.

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