I Create Fruit Baskets From Watermelons

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    Before someone starts thinking that I am a fruit loop (no pun intended), my artistry in making fruit baskets from watermelons was the basis for me to create carved pumpkins.  You have to start with something and my knife skills were being polished on watermelons.  The great...
    TheBlackBuck TheBlackBuck
    46-50, M
    2 Responses Sep 8, 2011

    Working With Fruit

    I have made watermelon baskets for a bridal shower, church picnic and for family picnics.  Am looking for some ideas to use for son's upcoming wedding shower.
    house003 house003
    Aug 10, 2009

    I've Even Made Them Into Baby Buggies!

    Yup, for my daughter's baby shower.   Used plum halves for "wheels" and instead of a basket handle I made a carriage handle and pull-over sun shade top (what is the official name of that part anyway??) A Watermelon basket always makes a fantastic centerpiece...
    Creamsicle Creamsicle
    41-45, F
    Jun 11, 2009

    Point Of View

    A regular person throw the watermelon rind in the trash. Creative mind turns the rinds into a beautiful central piece.
    WisePearls WisePearls
    41-45, F
    Sep 2, 2013

    So Much Fun!

    I mostly do it for family parties or things like baby showers. I have done quite a few over the years and just love being creative with it. I don't use a pattern or anything just hand carve and follow the picture in my head. Once cut I fill it with fresh fruit and sometimes...
    mysplitpersonality mysplitpersonality
    36-40, F
    4 Responses Apr 4, 2009
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