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Carved Vegetable Candle Arrangement

Carved Vegetable Candle Arrangement for Holiday Tables

Dress up your holiday table with a beautiful carved vegetable candle arrangement that you can make yourself. This pretty carved vegetable candle arrangement was made by student/customer Nandita Dasgupta. The orange, yellow and white colors are perfect for decorating your Thanksgiving table. You can change the colors to fit the occasion. White candles and greenery […]

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napkin folding on Country Living

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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12 Fantastic Gingerbread Houses

I’ve got some beautifully creative gingerbread houses to share with you in this post. Last week I went to a Christmas party with my FitTap tap dancing class. The Omni Hotel La Costa Resort in Carlsbad California was celebrating it’s 50th anniversary. I was pleasantly surprised to see that they were displaying a whole bunch […]

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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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Lighted holiday dessert platter

Lighted Holiday Dessert Platter

This fun idea for a lighted holiday dessert platter was sent to me by one of my customer/students Sue Bettridge from New South Wales. She made it for her “Kick it up” line dance group Christmas party. It includes cheese cake and chocolate treats as well as unexpected illumination. Here is how you can make […]

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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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