Monday, November 29, 2010

Vegetable Carving - Edible Veggie Flower Bouquet

This is a closer picture of my edible vegetable arrangement I made for our holiday party so you can see the details better!

Saturday, November 27, 2010

Vegetable Flower Arrangement

This is a "crudite" or raw vegetable arrangement that looks like a flower arrangement that I made as the main appetizer for Thanksgiving dinner. I used a separate platter to hold the dip in a hollowed-out orange sweet pepper as well as olives and other veggies.

Saturday, November 6, 2010

Halloween Pumpkin Carving

This was my Halloween pumpkin carving, it is definitely not my best work but I am still proud of it. I tried a couple new techniques and did not finish my drawing out my stencil until right before carving my pumpkin, so the whole project was a bit rushed.

I did the stencil myself with a little help from my printer/scanner/copier and I used a tip I saw online that used cornstarch (or flour) to make the tiny stencil guide holes easier to see. Now the tip did as advertised, making the holes easier to see but I had to take more care to make sure all traces of the white powder where gone.

If you look at my stencil, you can see that there is a bat hanging off of a tree branch right in the middle of the pumpkin carving stencil ..... poor planning, my branch was to thin and the bat too big, they did not make it.

Wednesday, November 3, 2010

Pumpkin Carving

Helped my niece carve this pumkin, she did most of the work including 95% of the cutting!