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Poinsettia Day

Did you know that poinsettias are the best selling potted plant in the United States and Canada? December 12 is National Poinsettia Day. Yesterday a representative of Dole called me to ask to use my photos of watermelons carved like poinsettias in honor of National Poinsettia Day. I’m certainly aware of the popularity of poinsettias […]

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Fruit carvings for special events

Stunning Fruit Carvings for Special Events

Fruit carvings for special events are a creative way of kicking the festivities up a notch and impressing your guests. My student, Tzipy Cohen, sent me her incredible fruit carvings photos. Tzipy, who lives in Israel had catering and food decorating prior to joining my lessons. She wanted to expand her fruit carving repertoire by […]

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Thanksgiving Turkey from pumpkins

Thanksgiving Vegetable Carvings by Disneyland Resort Carver, Ruben Olano

Ruben Olano knows a thing or two about Thanksgiving Vegetable Carvings. For over 20 years, Ruben has carved displays for The Disneyland Resort in Anaheim, California. His beautiful carvings are typically featured at special events at the Disneyland hotels. I’ve highlighted some of Ruben’s designs in my previous blog posts: Fruit and Vegetable Carvings for […]

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Thanksgiving Vegetable Tray: A Festive Holiday Treat

Bring a healthy Thanksgiving Vegetable Tray to your holiday celebration and impress your family and friends with your clever creativity. The vibrantly colored veggies of autumn combine to make a stunning visual effect on the serving platter. The combinations are limitless. Choose from carrots, celery, tomatoes, broccoli, asparagus, cauliflower, any color of pepper, cucumber and […]

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Carrot Bouquets

Autumn Vegetable Bouquets

Susan Bettridge, a customer/student of mine from New South Wales, Australia, kindly sent over several photos of her amazing autumn vegetable bouquets. Many of the techniques that she used to create these fall vegetable bouquets can be learned in the 101 Fruit and Vegetable Carving Course. Sue joined my 101 Course and my Amazing  Carving […]

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Pumpkin Carvings of Cartoon Characters

Both kids and adults will be amazed at these spectacular pumpkin carvings of cartoon characters. Disney favorites, such as Goofy and the Little Mermaid, as well as Looney Toons, Dora the Explorer, SpongeBob and more, grace the front of these pumpkin carvings by the the brothers and community members or Self Realization Fellowship and Encinitas […]

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