From holiday parties and dinner gatherings to every day home decor, everyone loves two things about fall – fall florals and pumpkins. Well actually, people generally love EVERYTHING about fall.
I love combining pumpkins and flowers for a simple project; I’ve made these centerpieces the past few years for Halloween, Thanksgiving, autumn parties, and most recently, a fall engagement party.
Small, sharp knife
Large spoon or pumpkin scooper
Bowl or short vase
Flowers and greenery
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Easy fall centerpiece
Choose a variety of flowers and greenery. Varying sizes work well and it’s best to have a filler (greenery or smaller, more delicate blooms or berries).
Pick a pumpkin – feel free to go beyond the standard orange.
Cut the top off according to how wide you’d like your arrangement to be.
Scoop out the pumpkin guts (as I like to call them); be sure to save the seeds for a toasted treat.
Depending on the size of your pumpkin, put a bowl or vase inside.
Start arranging your blooms – this is the best part! Play around with it until you get it just right.
Be sure to examine it from all angles and not overcrowd the flowers. Add in the greenery, berries, or other filler flowers at the end for a finishing touch.