Today is November 20 and I still have on display a carved white pumpkin lantern that I made on Halloween. That was October 31. So this pumpkin is now 21 days old! I’m finally about ready to throw it out. Amazingly, it is only now starting to get a little bit moldy on the inside. […]
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The first time that I carved flowers from vegetables was just before Thanksgiving. I assembled this bouquet and brought it to my mother-in-law’s home where about 25 of us were gathering for Thanksgiving dinner. I was excited to bring them to use as a centerpiece but Wow, I never expected such an enthusiastic response. I […]
Halloween will be here in just a few more days. If you are planning to carve any pumpkins – whether it be a detailed carving or a simple jack o lantern face take a look at this 2 minute video. It will show you a quick easy way to hold your pumpkin in place securely […]
Here are some great ideas to celebrate National Watermelon Day. Try making a watermelon lantern, watermelon hat. Or try cool treats like watermelon cocktails or frozen watermelon pops. You could even have a watermelon themed party complete with unusual watermelon curry and other unusual watermelon recipes.
Are you looking for a last minute idea for a decorative 4th July watermelon salad bowl to bring to a party? Here is an idea for you. A red, white and blue star spangled fruit salad.
A group of us carved fruits and vegetables to make a lovely display table at a Songkran Festival which celebrates the Thai Traditional New Year and is also known as the Water Festival. I thought that you might enjoy these photos. They may give you some inspiration and ideas for carvings of your own.
Some of my viewers have sent emails telling me that “Your carvings are so beautiful, it’s kind of intimidating to try them”. That is why I decided to send the free video about how to carve a honeydew into a bunny that I sent to all my subscribers a few weeks ago. It’s a simple […]