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Caitlyn Jenner at the ESPYs

Decorating with Donuts at the ESPY awards

Have you ever seen donuts used as decorations? I never had until I attended the ESPY Awards. The ESPY Awards are put on by ESPN. Since I’m not a big team sports follower, I’m sure that a lot of famous sports celebrities escaped my notice. But I did see some athletes, actors, dancers, news casters, and […]

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Clown watermelon carving for Purim

Happy Purim

I stumbled across this watermelon carving photo that was created for Purim. It was sent to me by one of my students several years ago. I’ve since lost the info about who created this cute clown carving. It got me wondering about the meaning of the annual Jewish holiday of Purim. So I looked it […]

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how to carve a melon snowflake step-by-step

How to Carve a Melon Snowflake

Here is a series of photos showing how to carve a melon snowflake starting with a super simple pattern and adding more carving to make it fancier. You can see a variety of beautiful snowflake melon carvings in our previous post. You can use the snowflake design pattern that is available in our Holiday Carving Pattern set. Or […]

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chocolate elephant

100 Pound Chocolate Elephant Sculpture

Take a look at this fantastic chocolate elephant! It’s a real treat for the eyes. Paul Joaquim and Michelle Boyd of the Food Artists Group created this beautiful chocolate elephant for the Busch Gardens Food and Wine Festival in Tampa, Florida. How Did They Create this Lovely Chocolate Elephant? Paul Joaquim who is a chocolate sculptor, […]

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Yolada Diaz' wateremoon carvins celebrating the new year in 2017

Happy New Year!

Here are some fun ideas for making fruit carvings to celebrate a Happy New Year. Some of these are from past years but all the ideas can be used for any year’s New Year celebration. Simple New Year’s Idea Sometimes it takes us a while to get around to posting photos that student /customers send […]

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Rhino carved from a giant pumpkin by Z=Andy Gertler and Sue Beatrice. Isn't it fantastic!

Best Pumpkin Sculptures of the season

Here are a handful of the best pumpkin sculptures that I saw during this Halloween season. These talented pumpkin sculptors and their creations are amazing! Many were created from giant pumpkins. Masterful 3 Dimensional Pumpkin Sculptures Chef Frankenbunny in all his glory 🙂 Sue Beatrice designed this wonderful character on a placemat at our local diner. […]

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64 Carved Pumpkins for Halloween

Each year the city of Encinitas and the Self Realization Fellowship puts on a fun community event that features lots and lots of carved pumpkins. In this post you’ll see 64 photos that may give you great ideas for making your own carved pumpkins. The spectacular array of pumpkins throughout the old downtown area of […]

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