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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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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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Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton Pumpkins

Pumpkin Heads for President

Of the Presidential pumpkins shown here, which pumpkin head do you like better? Hillary Pumpkin or Donald Trumpkin? We’ve got a couple of scary choices. Feel free to comment in the comments section below. What more can I say? Want to Carve Recognizable Pumpkin Portraits? You can carve pumpkin heads like these. It’s easier than you […]

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Fresh fruit cake and fruit bouquet, was created by customer/student Hannah Perryman

Fresh Fruit Cake

The idea for fresh fruit cake that I introduced several years ago has been super popular. Every time I post photos of fresh watermelon cakes adorned with other fresh fruits, I receive even more photos from my customer/students and blog readers. I recently published some photos of Healthy Birthday Cakes and sure enough, I received […]

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watermelon poinsettia centerpiece by Liana B

Watermelon Poinsettias

Yesterday while at my chiropractor’s office, I saw a live poinsettia plant that has the same colors as poinsettias carved from watermelons. It inspired me to write this post and share some watermelon poinsettia carvings by students and me. Watermelon Colored Real Poinsettia Watermelon Poinsettias carved by Learners Here are a few of the watermelon […]

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colorful candy bowls and plates

Candy Plate Variations

It’s fun and easy to make a peppermint candy plate. Candy plates are a lovely way to add a personal touch to holiday parties and gifts. Over the past few years I’ve shared my own ideas as well as the creations of some of my readers and students. Learn to make your own candy plate […]

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