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napkin folding on Country Living

Napkin Folding for All Occasions

One of my creations was just published on Country Living Magazine’s website in an article about napkin folding for all occasions. The article shows 16 great ways to fold napkins. These ideas will add a festive touch to your table setting. When you go to the article, you’ll get napkin folding instructions for snowflakes, Christmas trees, roses, tuxedos, […]

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onion flower with cauliflower center

Onion Flowers Add Color to Spring Platters

Onion flowers are a beautiful addition to serving plates and centerpieces for Easter and other spring events. The white onions provide a basic backdrop for vibrant colored centers made out of other carved vegetables, such as carrots, tomatoes or yellow and purple cauliflower. Learning to create onion flowers is super easy. It’s also the first lesson […]

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cross watermelon carving

Easter Fruit Carving Lessons and Tools

Want to stun your friends and family with visual beauty at your Easter celebration? You’ve probably heard the old adage that “We eat with our eyes”. Making Easter fruit carvings to your food presentation can really raise the WOW factor of your party. We have a whole bunch of Easter Carving Ideas for you throughout […]

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vegetable arrangements

Vegetable Arrangements

I’ve received several photos of amazing vegetable arrangements from my students and I wanted to share their beautiful carvings with you. Perhaps these photos will serve as inspiration for one of your next vegetable arrangements. Smita Jaiswal created these adorable tomato basket carvings and stuffed them with a veggie mixture. Don’t they look lovely as […]

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I have a free lesson showing how to make this pretty purple onion flower.

Pretty Easter Garnishes

Easter garnishes can be simple to make and can dress up your serving platters. I just ran across these photos that I took at a previous year’s Easter party at our house. I’ve not yet shared them on my blog. I thought these photos might give you some ideas for garnishes that you can use to […]

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Melon bunnies by Carol Cameron

More Easter Carvings

A few photos of fruit Easter carvings have been sent to my by students and blog readers. I am sharing these photos here. Maybe you will get some ideas that you can use for your Easter carvings. Actually, when you take away the Easter eggs, these carving ideas can be used any time of the […]

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