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Napkin Folding for All Occasions

One of my creations was just published on Country Living Magazine’s website in an article about napkin folding for all occasions. The article shows 16 great ways to fold napkins. These ideas will add a festive touch to your table setting. When you go to the article, you’ll get napkin folding instructions for snowflakes, Christmas trees, roses, tuxedos, […]

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carved vegetable flower arrangement by Carolyn Clark

Christmas Fruit Carvings – a variety of great ideas

We’ve got many examples of Christmas fruit carvings through out this blog. Here is a variety of beautiful ideas created mostly by members of our video lessons. Perhaps one or more of these carving ideas will be just right for your Christmas celebrations. This first Christmas carving arrangement was made by a customer/student Carolyn Clark. […]

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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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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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Christmas vegetable candle arrangement

How to Make a Vegetable Candle Arrangement

Here’s a short 1 minute video showing how to make a pretty vegetable candle arrangement. These can serve as a beautiful display on their own or as a centerpiece for a vegetable tray. This idea is great for entertaining during the holidays. Depending on the colors and the arrangement, you can use vegetable candles for Christmas or Hanukkah. […]

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Creative Edible Christmas Wreaths

Edible Christmas wreaths, such as these spectacular designs by my customer/student Sue Bettridge, bring holiday parties to the next level. These decorative fruit trays are filled with delicious goodies and surely taste as good as they look. I hope they inspire your creativity this holiday season as well! Sue sent photos of her Christmas wreath […]

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