Craft: Floral Pumpkin Centerpiece

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Here’s an easy pumpkin centerpiece idea for you, perfect for Halloween or Thanksgiving! I recently hosted a pumpkin themed baby shower for my friends and this is what I made to decorate the tables. I could also see these centerpieces being used for a Fall wedding on the cocktail tables! I loved how they turned out and now I get to use them for my Thanksgiving table and to decorate my porch for Fall! You can place them on top of a slice of wood, found at most craft stores, or right on the tables. Happy pumpkin crafting!

MATERIALS

Pumpkin (faux or real)
Flowers (faux or real)
Knife
Floral Foam
Ribbon (optional)

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INSTRUCTIONS

Step 1: Use a knife to carve a 4-5 inch circle off the top of the pumpkin.

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Step 2: Place a piece of floral foam inside of the pumpkin and stack another piece on top, so most of the pumpkin is filled with foam.

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Step 3: Cut the floral stems down to fit inside of the pumpkin. Starting in the middle, arrange 6-8 floral stems in the foam until the top of the pumpkin is covered in flowers.

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Step 4: You can add ribbon to the pumpkin or leave it plain. Display as a table centerpiece or as porch decor!

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I'm Vanessa and it's my mission in life to spread my love of hot glue guns and glitter to others. I suffer from craft ADHD, regularly working on at least 10 projects at the same time and my craft room looks like a tornado hit it. My first craft book, Party in a Jar, was published in 2014. I look forward to crafting with you!

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