I’m excited to share with you a variety of fruit and vegetable carving ideas for Christmas. These wonderful creations were sent to me by my talented blog readers. Many of these photos I received last year after Christmas, but because my readers are usually on to the next thing – like New Year’s parties and resolutions, I waited until this year to share these photos with you.
These carving ideas for Christmas require varying levels of skills. Some are complex and require advanced techniques, some are easier to make than they might appear and some are simple and fun. Regardless of your skill level, the whole point to carving is to have some fun being creative. Showcase your creativity and impress your friends and family this holiday season with one of these wonderful carving ideas for Christmas.
The very talented Sue Beatrice created this lifelike 3-D carving of Santa Claus. I’ve featured Sue’s carvings before in my blog. Check out her spectacularly wild and wonderful Halloween pumpkin carvings.
Simple Carving Ideas for Christmas
Unfortunately, I don’t remember the source of this simple and clever snowman fruit salad arrangement. It looks quite easy and it is oh-so-cute, don’t you agree?
This watermelon fruit plate is another of the great carving ideas for Christmas. Carved by Helder Cabral, the bow is outlined in the watermelon and it’s a wonderful “gift” for any holiday party.
Here’s a fun and relatively simple Christmas carving idea by Rory Shaer. Make Santa’s sleigh out of a hollowed watermelon and the reindeer out of carrots. Fill Santa’s watermelon sleigh with fruit salad and you have a whimsical fruit salad serving display for your buffet table that is sure the get smiles.
Watermelon Carving Ideas for Christmas
The Feliz Natal watermelon carving below was carved by Chef Charlie of Brazil. You can learn to carve watermelons similar to this with the techniques taught in my video lessons, Carving Melon Flowers and Carving Letters and Words #1 and #2.
Chandra Lawati used a similar carving technique on the next two Christmas watermelon carvings.
If you have some carving ideas for Christmas that you are making for this holiday season and would like to share them, please send them to me. Your photos might end up featured on a future blog of carving ideas for Christmas.