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honeydew swans centerpiece for fruit and veggy table

Melon Swans

Melon Swans can be used as beautiful decorations and fruit salad containers for weddings, anniversaries, summer engagement parties and more. They are perfect because swans are recognized as a symbol of love, grace and fidelity. And, many, many styles of melon swans are super easy to make. In this article, you’ll see a variety of […]

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one of Iris De La Cruz' princess watermelon carvings-

7 Princess Watermelon Carvings

Princess watermelon Carvings are a fun, unexpected and healthy way to make a “cake” for girl’s birthdays. Especially during summer when watermelons are plentiful. You can use this ideas to surprise and delight your birthday girl. A while back I published a blog post with an idea for making Princess watermelon carvings using a Barbie […]

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watermelon portrait by Diep Tran

Carved Watermelon Portraits by Students

Here are a couple of photos of carved watermelon portraits that were recently sent to me by students of my Portrait Carving Course. You’ll see many carved portraits throughout my blog. Our recently previous article shows how one customer/student carved a guest of honor’s face into a dozen watermelons. Hi Nita, This is my first trial of […]

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Ric's Versace watermelon carving

Versace Watermelon Carvings for upcoming TV series

One of my customers, Ric Testani, who is a professional fruit carver had the opportunity to make some Versace watermelon carvings for the upcoming FX Limited Series, ‘Versace: American Crime Story’. The series, which co-stars Ricky Martin, was filming in the Versace mansion in South Beach, Florida.  They producers wanted watermelons carved with the Versace logo […]

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