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« on: March 23, 2004 02:48:14 PM »

"Did you ever see things in vegetables?" (I did once. But that was in college. And I'm pretty sure that guy put something in my drink...)
"Here is an opportunity to create all kinds of wonderful animals." (Yep. This gives a whole new meaning to the concept of "Franken-food." Makes those genetically-altered foodstuffs look almost harmless...)
"Sculpturing" in this fashion is fun for one person or for a group of people." (Welcome to Post-Modern Sculpture 101. Everybody grab a cucumber...)



From a "Make-Your-Own Decorations, Gifts and Atrocities from Vegetables" Book, published in 1965. If you'd like to make Bashful Bunny, Tommy Turtle, Piggy, Golden Duck, Charlie the Centipede (nice gams!), George the Giraffe or Ollie the Octopus (wow! the creative team really worked overtime on those names!!), please feel free to email me for complete directions!  Grin (I'll be in the kitchen playing with my food!)  Roll Eyes




Darn it, it's this kind of thing that gives "craft" a bad rep.  Wink
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« Reply #1 on: March 23, 2004 04:21:48 PM »

Darn it, it's this kind of thing that gives "craft" a bad rep.  Wink
yeah - but it sure gave me a good laugh!! thanks for sharing! Grin
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« Reply #2 on: March 24, 2004 12:19:04 PM »

when i was about 9 i turned some vegetables [carrot, potato, squash, parsnip] into a group of people and entered them in a competition at the school fair Shocked.  used toothpicks to add currants, bits of orange peel and stuff for the faces and dressed them in doll clothes i had made.   made crochet chain for the hair.  got 2nd prize - think the category was called 'most original group of dolls'.  won some dumb book, which i doubt that i read! Roll Eyes  
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« Reply #3 on: March 24, 2004 03:52:41 PM »

1. i really like the bean legs on ollie! so funny!

2. any mention of crafting with vegetables makes me think of sex toys. i blame betty dodson, and that nude man carrot from the depths of the internet.
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« Reply #4 on: March 24, 2004 08:07:18 PM »

 Shocked LOL at the nude man carrot


there is a range of greetings cards in the UK, don't know if they have them across the pond, with pictures of animals made of fruit & veg on them. they are even better than the personality vegetables.

damn damn damn can't find a picture.
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« Reply #5 on: March 29, 2004 07:40:12 PM »

They have them here.  I had a calendar.   Grin  Can't find the name or a picture...
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« Reply #6 on: March 29, 2004 08:27:07 PM »

that is hilarious!
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« Reply #7 on: March 30, 2004 10:42:09 AM »

Could you please post a link if you find one to the "nude man carrot"?  Wink. (I hate searching for anything with "nude man" in the phrase  Roll Eyes) Thanks.
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« Reply #8 on: March 30, 2004 11:00:42 AM »

the link is in the post-click on "nude carrot man" Wink

1. i really like the bean legs on ollie! so funny!

2. any mention of crafting with vegetables makes me think of sex toys. i blame betty dodson, and that nude man carrot from the depths of the internet.

there's also a whole book on this, play with your food.
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« Reply #9 on: March 30, 2004 11:11:05 AM »

AHA!  That was the calendar I had! Play with your Food!
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