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Norman Rockwell painting carved by Oliver Tanner

Watermelon Lanterns – Create Elegant Atmosphere for Parties

When you are planning to throw a party and want do decorate with something beautiful and unexpected, consider making some carved watermelon lanterns. When lit from inside in low light condition, they’ll add a mysterious aura of beauty and elegance to your event. Look over this whole article to see the most amazing example of […]

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Hannah Perryman's wedding fruit display

Watermelon Art for Weddings

You can add a bit of unexpected beauty when you create watermelon art for weddings. Personalized watermelon carvings are a great way to celebrate the bride and groom’s special day. Take a look at the personalized watermelon carvings that were made by several of my customer / students. By the way, don’t let the word […]

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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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Western Themed wedding reception carvings

Wedding Reception Carvings fit Western Theme

Weddings receptions are done in every theme imaginable. Watermelon and fruit carvings can add to the theme’s decorations. Today’s post features some wedding reception carvings that customer/student Cindy Rozich created to fit a Western theme. The carved watermelons were for a western wedding reception at the Cross Eyed Moose Event Center in Homeworth, OH. I […]

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Saada's wedding fruit display

Fruit Carving Displays for Weddings

In this post, you are bound to get some great ideas for fruit carving displays for weddings. In my last blog post, I featured the wedding carving arrangements created by one of my student /customers Saada Al- Taie who has a fruit carving and decorating business in Oman. After gaining more experience than she had […]

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wedding carving arrangements

Wedding Carving Arrangements by Saada

Saada Al-Taie, a student of my Watermelon cake 1 & 2 , Carving Letters #1 and #2, Carving Melons: Smooth and Jagged Petals, and Amazing Carving with Jimmy Zhang lessons, shared some photos of her stunning fruit carvings and displays with me well over a year ago. These area wedding carving arrangements that she made not long […]

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