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Christmas and New Year’s Carvings

I realize that the holidays have already passed when I published this post. But better late than never, right? I wanted to show off some Christmas and New Year’s Carvings created by a few of my customer/students over the holidays.

Maybe these ideas will serve you for next holiday season. Imagine how delighted your friends and family would be to see YOUR carvings like these on your table.

New Year’s Carvings

New Year's eve melon carving by Wilma Silva

Student, Customer Wilma Silva made this creative clock melon carving for a New Years Eve celebration.

Wilma Silva with New Year's Eve watermelon carving

Here’s Wilma proudly sharing her work of watermelon art.

Christmas Carvings and more

You can learn to carve words and graphic patterns onto melons with our Carving Letters and Words video lessons. Petals patterns are taught in our Melon Carving, Smooth and Jagged Petals lessons. Our Thai Pro knives are ideal for these types of carvings.

Merry Christmas Watermelon carving by Strato Cotsilinis

In Australia, watermelons are in season at Christmas time. Student/customer Strato Cotsilinis in Australia made this lovely Merry Christmas melon carving. The addition of Maraschino cherries is a festive touch.

Student’s Christmas Candy Serving Plate and Bowl

Candy plate by Peggy Jossund

Peggy Jossund took the candy plate instructions shown in a previous blog post and created her own variation of the idea using many different types of candies. Isn’t it pretty?

If you’d like to see how to make pretty Christmas Candy Platters, click here and you’ll be able to see an instructional video showing how.

Another of Peggy's Christmas Candy bowls.

Peggy also played with adding green candies to her Christmas candy bowl.

Student’s first Poinsettia Watermelon Carvings

Poinsettia melon carving by Anna Lany

Student/customer Anna Lany made this pretty poinsettia watermelon carving that she learned from our Poinsettia Lessons.

You can carve lovely poinsettia watermelons, too. Our Poinsettia lessons show you how, step-by-step.

Barbara Phelps poinsettia melon.

This is one of Barbara Phelps’ first poinsettia watermelons after learning from our Poinsettia Melon lesson poinsettia melon.

For more Christmas carving ideas, check out the many ideas in the Christmas Ideas section of our blog. You can also find New Year’s carving ideas here. Happy Holidays!

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One Response to Christmas and New Year’s Carvings

  1. Luann Ortmeier January 19, 2018 at 5:59 pm #

    BEAUTIFUL! Very impressive!

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