Growing up, I loved to make my own cocktail makers and other DIY items.

I made my own bottles of beer, my own ice cream, my very own cupcake decorations, and even my very very own ice sculptures.

As a child, I was obsessed with a couple of different types of plastic molds. 

The first was a small metal one that you would attach a mold to the bottom of a cupcake.

I was especially fond of using these as molders for my candy bar ice cream cups. 

There are also a couple different types that you can use to make small plastic sculptures that are really inexpensive to make.

I really love my little cupcake stand from last year’s blog post, but you can also make your own ice sculpture out of a few cups of sugar and a handful of sugar crystals. 

You can also create small glass sculptures out of your favorite ice cream flavor.

I use these for my homemade strawberry ice cream cupcakes. 

I have made these molds several times over the years.

The most recent one I made for a birthday party was about a year ago. 

And if you want to make a big one for your birthday, or just have one in your kitchen, you can buy a plastic mold kit online or get a plastic pot and a glass tube. 

For those of you who want to do it yourself, you need a large, square glass mold. 

Most plastic mold makers I have seen use about 1 1/2 to 3 1/4 inches in diameter. 

Some make up to 1 3/4 to 2 inches long.

You’ll need a square plastic tube about 12 inches long, a piece of cardboard about 3 inches long and a piece about 3 1 / 2 inches wide. 

Put the plastic tube in the glass tube and fill it with sugar. 

Make sure the sugar is well-drained and that the plastic is completely covered with a piece or two of plastic wrap or tape. 

Fill the plastic tub up about 1/8 inch deep and you’re done! 

I use a little plastic bowl to keep the sugar water inside. 

Now, if you have a big mold or you want a smaller one, you might need to get a lot of sugar.

If you want something that is smaller than a quarter cup, it might be difficult to get the sugar in.

I prefer to get some ice cubes to add a little bit of sweetness to the mix. 

When you’re finished, you’ll need to cut the plastic tubing and put the glass tubing back together. 

Here’s a video I made that shows you how to make your mold. 

 Next, you want your molds to have a mold.

Make sure they have a large hole.

This is so you can easily clean and reuse them. 

In the picture above, I’m making the “Grow up” mold.

You can use any mold you like.

It might not be the best mold for your project, but it will be the easiest and easiest to make one for. 

Place the mold on the glass pipe. 

Add your sugar.

I like to put about 2 teaspoons of sugar into each cup of ice water. 

Set the mold aside. 

Take the piece of plastic tubing from the plastic bowl and cut it into a 1/16 inch wide and 1/3 inch long piece. 

Stick the plastic pipe into the mold and seal the end. 

Once it’s sealed, you’re ready to assemble the mold.

I love using my ice sculpture cupcake mold because it’s small and flexible.

I can make a cupcakes with the mold as well. 

To assemble the cupcake molds and mold, you first need to attach the plastic piece to the glass container.

I put a piece into each glass cup and then used some plastic wrap to attach it to the side of the cup. 

After that, I used my glass bowl to fill the mold with the plastic. 

Then, I filled the mold about 3/8 of the way with sugar, and then sealed it by using some plastic tape.