Fun with ThinkGeek Ice Cube Trays

February 8, 2010 at 11:23 am 9 comments

The last six months, our little household on Hunter Street has been conducting a lot of proofs of concept. It’s part of our wedding brainstorming process. Although most of the projects won’t make an appearance at the wedding, it’s been incredibly fun trying them all out.

This past weekend, we ran an experiment aimed towards “geeky wedding favors”. Chocolate is a safe favor bet, right? Well, we tried out using two Ice Cube Trays from ThinkGeek as chocolate molds– Pi and Space Invaders:

Pi Space Invaders

As with most of our trials, we had a helper! Thirteen year old Risha showed up just in time to do the dirty, but delicious, work.

Wedding Behind the Scenes - Risha Making Pi Chocolates
Risha Filling Pi Mold with Melted Chocolate

We’re going to need more practice with the Pis, which I’m sure no one is heart broken about (more end products to ingest). Those little Space Invaders, on the other hand, are ADORABLE!!!! I love the determination on their faces. They look like they want to be so mean… but they are so dang cute.

Pi Chocolates
Pi Chocolates – We need to fine tune are technique

Space Invaders Chocolates
Space Invaders– They are CUTE!

Wedding Behind the Scenes - Mean Space Invader
He’s SO determined!

Regardless of whether or not these little guys show up at the wedding, it was definitely a fun project for a rainy afternoon. The ice cube trays have already paid off! 🙂


Entry filed under: Chocolate, Crafts, Neighborhood Kids, Pi, rvw10, Space Invaders, Wedding.

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9 Comments Add your own

  • 1. gaugeyagee  |  February 8, 2010 at 1:39 pm

    Woah! We have the space invader ones, but never tried chocolate in them. Good idea!

  • 2. geekhiker  |  February 8, 2010 at 3:19 pm

    I think I might just have to pick up one of those trays…

  • 3. Kitty Wilkin  |  February 8, 2010 at 9:51 pm

    Hahah those are great!! I have hearts and plus signs, but nothing as cool as your pi and space invaders! Your wedding is bound to be tons of fun with these types of ideas flying around!! 🙂

  • 4. Michael Newman  |  February 11, 2010 at 10:18 am

    This is so AWESOME!

  • 5. Sheer  |  February 15, 2010 at 4:25 pm


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