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Thanksgiving Vegetable Carvings by Disneyland Resort Carver, Ruben Olano

Ruben Olano knows a thing or two about Thanksgiving Vegetable Carvings. For over 20 years, Ruben has carved displays for The Disneyland Resort in Anaheim, California. His beautiful carvings are typically featured at special events at the Disneyland hotels. I’ve highlighted some of Ruben’s designs in my previous blog posts: Fruit and Vegetable Carvings for […]

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Cheeseball with turkey head

Thanksgiving Vegetable Tray: A Festive Holiday Treat

Bring a healthy Thanksgiving Vegetable Tray to your holiday celebration and impress your family and friends with your clever creativity. The vibrantly colored veggies of autumn combine to make a stunning visual effect on the serving platter. The combinations are limitless. Choose from carrots, celery, tomatoes, broccoli, asparagus, cauliflower, any color of pepper, cucumber and […]

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Cornucopia pumpkin carving for Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving Pumpkin Carving with Cornucopia Design

Here is an idea for a beautiful Thanksgiving Pumpkin carving with a cornucopia design that will make an eye catching centerpiece for your Thanksgiving celebration. Your guests will be impressed with your creativity! Even it you are not hosting Thanksgiving this year, imagine how excited your hostess will be when you show up with beautiful […]

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Carrot Bouquets

Autumn Vegetable Bouquets

Susan Bettridge, a customer/student of mine from New South Wales, Australia, kindly sent over several photos of her amazing autumn vegetable bouquets. Many of the techniques that she used to create these fall vegetable bouquets can be learned in the 101 Fruit and Vegetable Carving Course. Sue joined my 101 Course and my Amazing  Carving […]

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Peacock fruit and vegetable carving

Decorative Turkey Centerpieces for Thanksgiving

Did you know that in the early days of America’s independence, Benjamin Franklin wanted the turkey to be the national bird instead of the bald eagle? Even though the bald eagle was chosen, the Turkey which is native to North America has become an American symbol of Thanksgiving. How did the turkey get its name? I […]

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Nita Gill and Pam Leno at the front door of the White House

Fun Pumpkin Carving Ideas

With Halloween fast approaching, I’ve got some fun pumpkin carving ideas to share with you. Many of the following photos show student’s first pumpkin creations. Maybe these photos will give you some ideas and some inspiration to carve your own fun pumpkins. Pumpkin Carving Portraits This first photo is of the first pumpkin portrait carved […]

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