These Watermelon Heads Are Here To Help Celebrate America’s Birthday

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For most Americans, not only does The 4th of July mean backyard BBQs and fireworks, but it’s also a time to step up your table centerpiece game.

Charles Phoenix knows this, and has created a series of Watermelon Mascots that will improve any table. Inspired by a photo from 1976, the watermelons use various foodstuffs, applied by Phoenix, to bring them to life.

So, they’re like Mr. Potato Head, but far more perishable and patriotic. U-S-A!!! U-S-A!!

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[link, via Blazenfluff]

These Meals Are Made Entirely of Rock

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Are you ready to rock dinner? [sorry]

Spotted at the 2015 San Diego County Fair, these seemingly delicious meals are made entirely of found minerals. The plates were put together by ‘rockhounds’ showing off the result of their geological digs.

Now, we have the rock… Please pass the rolls. [sorry]

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A Red, White, and Blue, Pie-Stuffed Cake Because Murica

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In what could be the most American thing to ever America, humorist Charles Phoenix has created the Cherbluble.

The pie-stuffed, three-layer cake arrives just in time to help celebrate America’s birthday. It’s not only red, white, and blue — but it’s also stuffed with a cherry, blueberry and apple pie.

If you’re feeling crafty and incredibly patriotic, Charles was nice enough to provide the recipe and instructions to make your own. U-S-A!! U-S-A!!

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Tiny Hamster Hosts A Tiny 4th of July BBQ

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Tiny Hamster, of tiny burrito and tiny Thanksgiving fame, is back and he’s celebrating Murica’s birthday.

Tiny Hamster’s Tiny BBQ sees our little friend feeling festive, and he’s invited a few of his adorable rodent friends over for some ‘grilled’ veggies.

They’re enjoying their little feast so much, that they don’t even notice the obligatory ‘fireworks.’ Please watch this.

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Artist Completes Fashion Drawings With Food

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What better way to conceptualize food as couture, than to actually use food items to complete fashion sketches?

Thankfully, artist Gretchen Röehrs enjoys fashion and playing with her food. She’s created a series of illustrations where various foodstuffs are cleverly-placed to act as dresses and other accessories.

Can’t wait to see these on the runway…

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[link, via designtaxi]