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how to carve a melon snowflake step-by-step

How to Carve a Melon Snowflake

Here is a series of photos showing how to carve a melon snowflake starting with a super simple pattern and adding more carving to make it fancier. You can see a variety of beautiful snowflake melon carvings in our previous post. You can use the snowflake design pattern that is available in our Holiday Carving Pattern set. Or […]

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Alexy Kljatov snowflake photo

Snowflake Melon Carvings Inspired by Photos of Snow Crystals

I stumbled across this fascinating video showing close up photos of snowflakes and it inspired me to make a couple of snowflake melon carvings. Before scrolling down to see my carved snowflake designs, take a look at this short (1:12 minutes) video. It’s pretty amazing to see the variety of snowflake crystals that exist in nature. Nature […]

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1 year old watermelon

1 Year Old Watermelon

Have you ever seen a 1 year old watermelon? About a year ago I bought some watermelons in preparation for a TV appearance on Hallmark Channel’s Home and Family Show. One of the watermelons sat unused for a couple of months. I ended up keeping it just to see what happened. It lasted close to one […]

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Gorilla carved pumpkin by Gabriel Vinas

Pumpkin Carving Competition Seeks Experts and Amateurs – $7900 in Cash Prizes

The Jack Hanna Pumpkin Competition returns to the Columbus Zoo in Ohio. It takes place on September 26 and 27, 2015. The annual event brings amateur, professional and master carvers together to create spectacular pumpkin carvings. The competition is currently accepting applications for the amateur and professional levels. I’m excited to announce that I will […]

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