With watermelon in its peak season, it’s the perfect time to try a watermelon carving that can be the main centerpiece at your next party or something as simple as a salsa bowl for a mommy get-together. Click through the slideshow to see eight imaginative watermelon creations that are not only delicious but actually fairly simple to boot (we promise!).

Watermelon Birthday Cake

Do you have a dairy or gluten-free kiddo? Instead of trying to whip up a cake that meets your kiddo’s special dietary needs, try this awesome watermelon cake from Classbrain.com. It’s sure to be a crowd-pleaser!

Do you have a favorite watermelon carving? Let us know about it in the comments section below!

–Kristina Moy