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one of Iris De La Cruz' princess watermelon carvings-

7 Princess Watermelon Carvings

Princess watermelon Carvings are a fun, unexpected and healthy way to make a “cake” for girl’s birthdays. Especially during summer when watermelons are plentiful. You can use this ideas to surprise and delight your birthday girl. A while back I published a blog post with an idea for making Princess watermelon carvings using a Barbie […]

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watermelon portrait by Diep Tran

Carved Watermelon Portraits by Students

Here are a couple of photos of carved watermelon portraits that were recently sent to me by students of my Portrait Carving Course. You’ll see many carved portraits throughout my blog. Our recently previous article shows how one customer/student carved a guest of honor’s face into a dozen watermelons. Hi Nita, This is my first trial of […]

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Caitlyn Jenner at the ESPYs

Decorating with Donuts at the ESPY awards

Have you ever seen donuts used as decorations? I never had until I attended the ESPY Awards. The ESPY Awards are put on by ESPN. Since I’m not a big team sports follower, I’m sure that a lot of famous sports celebrities escaped my notice. But I did see some athletes, actors, dancers, news casters, and […]

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Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton Pumpkins

Pumpkin Heads for President

Of the Presidential pumpkins shown here, which pumpkin head do you like better? Hillary Pumpkin or Donald Trumpkin? We’ve got a couple of scary choices. Feel free to comment in the comments section below. What more can I say? Want to Carve Recognizable Pumpkin Portraits? You can carve pumpkin heads like these. It’s easier than you […]

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cookie monster fruit tray by sanaa etri

Baby’s 1st Birthday Fruit Arrangements

Celebrating Baby’s 1st Birthday with fresh fruit arrangements is a healthier choice than serving regular cake. And it can be a lot of colorful fun, too. This article shows a bunch of great fruit bowls, fruit trays and cakes made of fresh fruit that are great ideas for celebrating baby’s 1st birthday. Sanaa Etri (also […]

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