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Students show off their watermelon fruit salad baskets

Summer is the perfect time for making pretty watermelon baskets. They always get lots of ooohs and aaaahs. Beautiful Watermelon Fruit Salad Basket with rose carved handle Customer / student Larry Slawson made this beautiful watermelon fruit salad basket. He carved the roses and leaves into the handle of his basket and made neat zig-zag […]

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cake made from fresh watermelon by Christelle

12 Cakes Made with Fresh Watermelon

Cakes made with fresh watermelons are are beautiful, healthy and refreshing summer dessert, perfect for birthdays and other special occasions. In 2011, I created some video lessons on how to make several types of beautiful cakes made with fresh watermelons. Since publishing these lessons, I’ve received hundreds of photos from readers and students from all […]

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basket weave melon

Students Show Off Their First Basket Weave Melons

Don’t let the beautiful basket weave intimidate you! Although it looks intricate, it’s actually quite simple to carve if you follow the directions in my Basket Weave lesson. Several of my students who have already joined the online-only course,  shared photos of their carving success. If they can do it, so can you! The basket weave […]

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watermelon portrait for wedding rehearsal dinner

Carved Portraits on Watermelons & Pumpkins by student/customers

This article features some of the portraits that have been carved by some of my student/customers and blog readers. Maybe they’ll give you the encouragement to try some of your own. Pumpkins and watermelons that have carved portraits are a great way to honor guests at any special occasion. Carved Portraits Honor Loved Ones This […]

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