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wedding vegetable bouquet

Wedding Centerpiece Ideas

Are you looking for some ideas for uncommon wedding centerpieces? In this article you’ll see a bunch of creative wedding centerpiece ideas made by a couple of my student/customers. Student/customer Arturo Garcia carved and assembled this lovely bride and groom watermelon carving adorned with carved beet, turnip, and radish flowers. You can find out how […]

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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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baby monkeys made from bananas and oranges

Baby Shower Fruit Ideas

Here are some more fun baby shower fruit ideas to add to the watermelon baby carriage ideas in our last blog post. Baby Shower Fruit Ideas by Deborah Cheeseman I wish I had bigger images to show you all the details of Deborah’s delightful baby shower fruit display. Deborah’s baby shower fruit idea is well […]

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baby in watermelon baby bassinet

Watermelon Baby Carriage

Here are some fun, fancy and plain variations on the watermelon baby carriage idea. These watermelon fruit baskets are perfect for baby shower parties. When you make one, your guests will coo over your pretty watermelon baby bassinet. You’ll see. Watermelon Baby Carriage variations made by students of my lessons. I can’t resist starting with […]

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Cheshire Cat carved from diakon radish

Alice in Wonderland Theme for Tim Tebow “Night To Shine” Prom

One of my customers, Deborah Cheeseman created a beautiful and creative Alice in Wonderland theme carving display for her local “Night to Shine ” Event at her Church. What is A Night to Shine? “A Night to Shine” is the name of a wonderful prom event for people with special needs. The Tim Tebow Foundation […]

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Mardi Gras watermelon carving display

Mardi Gras Buffet Displays

Colorful fruit, candy beads, faux jewels, and watermelon carvings can add life and drama to Mardi Gras Buffet Displays. Take a look at what a couple of my customers created for their Mardi Gras events. Their photos may give you some great ideas. Mardi Gras is the last day before Lent. Therefore the last day […]

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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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