8 Spectacular Watermelon Carving Ideas

Decorate your next party with an edible summer centerpiece that anyone can make, using these ideas from watermelon.org. It all starts with a watermelon!

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Kids and adults ought to enjoy digging into this shark’s jaws for juicy pieces of watermelon.

How to carve the Shark watermelon.


Little excavators will roar over this prehistoric watermelon carving.

How to carve the Dinosaur watermelon.

Tea Pot

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Brew up fun at a tea party with this watermelon kettle carving.

How to carve the Tea Pot watermelon.

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Watermelon Purse

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It's always in fashion to eat fruit, especially when served in a watermelon-carving handbag.

How to carve the Watermelon Purse.

Treasure Chest

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Pirates and princesses alike will want to get their hands on the jewel-colored fruits and booty in this watermelon carving.

How to carve the Treasure Chest watermelon.

Baby Carriage

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Brimming with fresh fruit, bring out this watermelon carving at a baby shower! The expecting mom will be able to enjoy something good to look at and good to eat.

How to carve the Baby Carriage watermelon.

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Beach Bucket

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Try a beach bucket-shaped watermelon carving for your next summer barbecue or Fourth of July celebration.

How to carve the Beach Bucket watermelon.

Kitty Cat

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This kitty cat watermelon carving is truly the cat’s meow—and easy to make from scratch.

How to carve the Kitty Cat watermelon

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