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 Baby Bassinet or Carriage

This watermelon baby bassinet is sure to be a hit with the mom-to-be! Check out Melissa’s blog at Chickpeas and Chocolate for pictures and detailed instructions on how to turn this bassinet into a baby carriage with wheels!

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

–Kristina Moy