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Pretty Fruit Arrangements

Are you looking for ideas for making fruit arrangements?

Today, I received a very nice email from student /customer Summer Dawn. She also sent some photos of her recent fruit arrangements that are very pretty. I thought that you might enjoy seeing them to give you ideas for your own fruit arrangements.

Here is what Summer had to say,


I know I have previously sent 2 other pictures, but I made this today and it turned out so wonderful I just had to share!!

Today makes a year since I started making “edible arrangements” (i first attempted making one for my mother last year for mothers day because I wanted to give her an “edible arrangement” but we lived too far from one of their locations to order one). I only started “carving” around November, and let me just say that had I not stumbled across your web site this would have never been possible!!

I have learned SO MUCH from your site and lessons. I really appreciate the information you offer that is so hard to find anywhere else! I live in rural West Virginia and the internet is my only resource to learn anything, and the majority of what I have learned has been from you.

I still have a lot to learn, but I look forward to more of your lessons. Because of your lessons I have been able to look at pictures of other carvings and figure out how to recreate it, and also to use my own imagination to create my own carvings.  🙂


Here is Summer’s photo of her fruit arrangements including her “Peacock Paradise”.

Isn’t it lovely? Great job Summer!

I like how Summer combined real flowers (or are they silk?) with her carved vegetable and fruit flowers. Beautiful.

Summer Dawn with her watermelon peacock fruit arrangement

Summer Dawn with her watermelon peacock fruit arrangement

A couple of other fruit arrangements by summer

Below, you can see that Summer has made her own version of a watermelon cake. If you’d like to see couple of watermelon cakes that I have carved and posted on previous a previous blog, you can see them on my post titled Vote for Your Favorite Melon Carvings.

In fact, my desire to make a non-cake birthday cake for a loved one is what led me to the art of fruit carving. You can read that story here.

Perhaps these photos will be food for inspiration for you.

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Fruit Arrangement by Summer Dawn


Summer Dawn with her watermelon cake

Summer Dawn with her watermelon cake


Great job Summer. Thanks for sharing.

I hope that these photos will inspire you to make your own pretty fruit arrangements for your next get together or party.

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7 Responses to Pretty Fruit Arrangements

  1. Summer May 9, 2011 at 12:17 pm #

    just wanted to say thanks so much for featuring me on your blog! And I just wanted to say those are in fact silk flowers. I think real flowers would be very lovely and probably prettier, but due to the fact that I wanted to ensure that it would be edible i didnt want to chance contaminating the fruit in any way so i went with silk. But if you were making it for only display purposes I bet the real would be very pretty!

  2. Miranda k May 9, 2011 at 2:58 pm #

    Hey Summer, great work.

  3. jee mhar October 5, 2012 at 6:25 pm #

    first of all wound like to congratulation for coming up with such wonderful watermelon cake. I believe that it is the present to you can give to your love ones. great work.

    • Nita October 6, 2012 at 1:07 pm #

      Thank You Jee

  4. ela October 21, 2012 at 7:25 pm #

    thanks for sharing,great job….

  5. Albert La Fontaine August 28, 2013 at 2:24 pm #

    Great Job Summer

  6. MARY JOSEPH December 10, 2013 at 8:29 pm #


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