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Easter Basket With A Bunny Of Fruits

>> 4/12/2014

Would you love to have a pair of the long pink ears pop up at your Easter table? I have ones made from fruits. It's an Easter Bunny sitting in the Easter basket with eggs.

The Bunny is made from the yellow apples and a pear.  It's a very easy fruit craft so you can invite your children to help with it.

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Easter basket with the eggs and fruit Bunny

The basket is decorated with fabric ribbons. The eggs are tied with the ribbons too. 

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The Easter basket and eggs are decorated with the ribbons

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Cute decoration for the Easter table


8 Easter Treat Ideas


60th Anniversary Fruit Display With Gold Carp Sculptures

>> 4/06/2014

fish sculpture of pumpkin
Gold Carp sculptures of pumpkin and lotus flowers of daikon

Gold Carps, Lotus and Water Symbols

This fruit display was designed for a 60th anniversary of a Korean man. I decorated the display with lotus and gold carp sculptures which are the powerful symbols in asian culture. The wavy pattern in the watermelon is the water element. It unites all decorations in one display with a deep meaning.

watermelon carving and fruit tray for korean birthday
Watermelon carving and fruit tray for Korean 60th birthday


There are lot of apple carvings and apple sculptures in my blog. Click here for more apple ideas.

Before carving apples read my tips "How To Carve Apples And Save Them From Getting Dark".

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Apple carving
Lotus flowers are carved out of daikon (japanese radish) and colored with a food coloring. There is a carrot flower in the center.

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Lotus flower carved in daikon
Carps are sculptured out of pumpkin. They are decorated in both face and back sides. These fish require a good thai knife, U-knife and a steady hand in carving.

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Gold carps pumpkin sculpture

Korean Traditions in Sakhalin Island

In my previous post I wrote a little about birthday traditions.
60 year old birthday is a very important date for asian people. It's a big event with lot of guests.

I am sharing few photos of a head table. Traditionally it should be decorated in rich and bright ways, with pyramids of food and sweets.
In the begining of the event a big korean family take photographs at the table. Later the treats will be given away to the guests.

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My fruit display on the head table.

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A veiw of the head table.
At the event I met Anna, a balloon designer and body painting artist. In the photo below she is arranging a spiral pillar of the balloons. In 2011 Anna helped me with painting my model at Eco-Fashion Show

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Balloon decoration


Sweet Tower With Berries

>> 4/04/2014

Dear Reader,

In my blog you have seen different types of towers made of fruits, macaronies and sweets. 

My latest tower creation is a mix of fruits and baking. To be precise it is a mix of berries and baking.
This tower looks like a real cake garnished with different berries. The largest berry in here is a watermelon.
The tower's layers are decorated with bisquits covered with white icing.

This display was designed for a  45 year old woman's birthday party which was a Berry Theme Party. It was a challenging work because I had a task to present nicely the berries as strawberry, red currant, blueberry, raspberry, blackberry and watermelon. I had no better idea than the cake tower.

See more towers in this blog:

berry theme party table decoration
Cake tower with bisquits and berries
The inscription in watermelon shares a popular russian saying that in the age of 45 a woman has a second youth and she is good again as a berry.

Age of 50 is considered as Golden Age for both male's and female's birthdays. See a fruit display "Golden 50'" .

Asian people celebrate 60 year old birthday. This date is a very important day for them. I often do fruit displays for 60 year old partyies. Usually these events are decorated in golden color here in my city.


Ultramarine Theme Wedding

>> 3/20/2014

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Fruit display on a blue background

Today I would like to share photographs of the latest wedding event decorated in ultramarine color.

Related articles:
Pink and White Wedding 
Purple Theme Wedding
Feng Shui Theme Fruit Displays
Beach Theme Wedding

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Head table decoration

blue color wedding decoration
Wedding cake in blue

wedding hall decoration
Wedding hall

wedding decoration


Farm Theme Carving Displays

>> 3/04/2014

Read more articles:
Cats Carving Collection
Flowers Carving For Exhibition

It's a Farm theme today.

There is a bird, a cock and a flower batch in the fruit-n-vegetable farm. The displays were created for a private party. 

The displays look cheery and peaceful so they made me thinking to spend a weekend in a countryside, someday in summer. 

Check out more bird carvings in the blog.

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A bird with grapefruit, apples and oranges.
No special tools required.
Basic skill level.

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Farm theme party with fruits and vegetable

vegetable carving flowers of bell pepper and carrot
A batch of flowers carved with a fruit carving knife.

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A cock made with eggplant, grapefruit, bell pepper for wings and pineapple top for the tail.

Fruit carving tools:


Melon And Pomelo Carving For Wedding

>> 2/22/2014

This is today's wedding display with a melon and pomelo carving.

Thai knife for the melon and pomelo carving.
Kiwi knife for frangipany flowers and the roses with curved petals.
Special tool set for the apple carving

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Melon and pomelo carving display at the head table

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Fruit platter 
My new pattern in melon:

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Melon carving

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The display together with the fruit platter 



Winter Sports In Fruits. Olympics 2014

>> 2/21/2014

It's Sport theme again.

Fruit platter with Olympic symbol and sculptures of a figure skater a snowboard rider, inspired by logos of winter sports. The sculptures have small detail, that made the white figures look intresting.

I made this display today for a sport theme party.

In my point of view, snowboard and figure skating are the most exciting sport shows. 
Other reason why I chose those sports for my display is that I myself tried them. I did skating and skiing a lot when I was a schoolgirl. 
Now I prefer swimming and yoga. And I am learning a dance of Shiva at my yoga class these days.

What is your favorite winter sport? Do you watch the Olympics 2014 from Sochi?
Recently there are lot of snow around the world. This is a good oportunity to start a winter sport for pleasure!

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fruit platter with Olympic symbols

snowboard rider fruit sculpture
Snowboard rider, sport theme fruit carving

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Figure skater, fruit carving sculptures


Chip-n-Dale Fruit Idea

>> 2/02/2014

Chip and Dale theme idea
Chip-n-Dale fruti idea

Chip and Dale, the famous Disney's characters, jumped into a fruit tray. 

This is my latest project made for 1 year bithday of a boy named Artiom (or Tyomka for short). This Chip-n-Dale fruit display is a perfect idea for baby shower as well. 

There are fruit sculptures of Chip and Dale playing football (soccer) in a fruit football field. The fly Zipper sits on a watermelon and watches the game.

Chip-n-Dale Baby Shower idea
Zipper made of green apples sitting on watermelon

The scultures of Chip, Dale and Zipper are made of apples. 
Chip is wearing Indiana Jones hat made of pumpkin.
Dale is wearing a Hawaiian shirt with carrot flowers.
Zipper the fly is made of small green apples and a carrot.
The football is carved in a small green apple.
Football nets carved of pumpkin.


Loop tools for sculpting the Indiana hat and the football net out of pumpkin.
Thai knife for carving watermelon and the sculpture's details.

chip-b-dale fruit sculpture
Chip-n-Dale the Rescue Rangers fruit sculptures,
Disney theme fruit idea

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Dale in Hawaiian shirt, apple carving for children

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Soccer/football fruti tray

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Chip made of apples wearing Indiana hat carved of pumpkin

Check out my other sport fruit displays:



It's Going To Be A Crafty Year

>> 1/27/2014

How are you doing, my friends?

Do you have a feeling it's going to be a special year?

I have not blogged in January, so you could think I had nothing to write about. 
Actually I started this year working. I did fruit displays for weddings and babyshowers. Below I share the top displays made in January.

I take advantage of having a massive portfolio. Together with my clients  we combine details of the different displays to create a new one. For instance, I have a sample fruit plate for babyshower, and just change watermelon image and cute fruit sculptures according to client's likes. Tell the truth, this approach made me lazy because I don't create new things. 
Maybe this method in not bad for making money, but certainly it's not good for an artist, what I consider myself to be. 

I have a desire to create different things in the year 2014. 

Other thing that took my time in January was moving to a new apartment, my OWN home.
I dived into organizing a cozy space there. I have some ideas about decorating the room like making a frame collage for my paintings, pillows and so on. 

So it is going to be a crafty year!

The Top Fruit Displays

Candy Bar at Baby Shower

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Candy bar at Baby Shower

baby shower candy bar
Candy bar at baby Shower.
Do you notice a hand at the right side of the photo? :))
It's a visitor trying to reach the fruits.

Wedding Fruit Displays

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Wedding watermelon carving and fruit platter

watermelon carving with birds
Wedding fruit display for Alex (He) and Alex (She) 

Fruit Basket

fruit basket with flowers
I also started to make any-occasional fruit baskets


Pocoyo Fruit Display

>> 1/06/2014

Pocoyo party idea made with fruits

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Pocoyo fruit plate

Hello everyone!

Do you know this little boy named Pocoyo? He is a main character of educated animated film for children.

Pocoyo was a theme of a party of 1-year-old client of mine.
The characters of the film carved in fruits, Pato the duck is crafted from oranges and carrot,
Elly the elephant is made of red apples. Pocoyo the boy is carved in watermelon.

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Pato, the duck

pocoyo fruit sculpture
Elly, the elephant

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Pocoyo theme in watermelon

See more themed party fruit ideas:
Olympic theme


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