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Watermelon Turtle!

I saw a picture of a watermelon turtle while flipping thru pinterest one day and decided to recreate it from my memory. It turned out pretty cute!

I cut it almost in half and then using a melon baller scooped out all the flesh into little melon balls from both the main part of melon and the "lid". I also did the same thing to one canteloupe to give it some color.

Next I took the "lid" and cut out a smaller oval section and that is what I used for his shell back. I carved "ancient turtle markings" into the smaller circle with a tool in my kitchen drawer .

...I don't even know the name of it haha any way I used the edge of it to scrape off the skin in areas to make designs in the "shell".

With the leftover pieces I cut out 4 little legs and cut mini triangles at one end to make it looked webbed...and then I cut out a roundish shaped piece for the head and a triangleish piece for the tail.

The eyes were made with 2 large chocolate chips!

What kind of things have you made with watermelon?

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8 comments:

  1. Suzanne of Simply Suzannes at Home

    So darn cute!

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  2. This is beyond cute! What a cleve idea. You did a great job.

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  3. Such a cute watermelon centerpiece. Thanks for inviting me to link up.

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  4. Just to cute..... I love it. I pinned right away so I don't forget how to make it for our next outdoor party.

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  5. Oh My! I love this! That is just sooooo cute! Now, I'm pinning yours. laurie

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  6. This is so clever, congrats on the feature at Savvy, I'm so glad because somehow I missed it last week! Cutest watermelon thing I've ever seen!
    Jenna

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