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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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Easter lily watermelon carving

Easter Melon Carvings

Take a look at several beautiful Easter melon carvings that were made by a student and blog reader. These may give you some ideas for your next Easter carvings that will delight your friends and family. Isn’t this Easter lily melon bowl beautiful? It was created by Rose Flores who is a past student of my lessons. She […]

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Caitlyn Jenner at the ESPYs

Decorating with Donuts at the ESPY awards

Have you ever seen donuts used as decorations? I never had until I attended the ESPY Awards. The ESPY Awards are put on by ESPN. Since I’m not a big team sports follower, I’m sure that a lot of famous sports celebrities escaped my notice. But I did see some athletes, actors, dancers, news casters, and […]

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Clown watermelon carving for Purim

Happy Purim

I stumbled across this watermelon carving photo that was created for Purim. It was sent to me by one of my students several years ago. I’ve since lost the info about who created this cute clown carving. It got me wondering about the meaning of the annual Jewish holiday of Purim. So I looked it […]

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