Fall is the time of pumpkins, colorful leaves, and beautiful flowers. There are many ways to use pumpkins in autumn: for cooking soups, baking pies, making Halloween lights. Pumpkins with fall flowers and leaves make lovely, bright, and inviting table decorations also.
Colorful pumpkins and all gourds make great vases for fall flower arrangements and attractive table decorations with leaves, berries, and branches. Cream, green or orange vases made of gourds, with fall-blooming flowers and leaves, are perfect for creating colorful and welcoming dining table centerpieces in autumn.
How to make decorations with pumpkin and flowers
All you need is to get one, two, or three lovely orange, green or cream pumpkins and choose fall blooming flowers for making dining table centerpieces. You can choose your garden flowers or buy beautiful flowers from the store.
Draw or scratch the line where you plan to cut so that the edge will be even. You can design a straight line, zigzag or wavy edge line for your dining table centerpieces. Cut off the pumpkins’ tops and clean pumpkins from seeds and pulp to prepare vases for fall flower arrangements.
Place a plastic container, a small bowl, or a glass inside each pumpkin for water and fresh fall flowers. Make sure that the vessel has the right size and does not peek out the top. Fall flower arrangements should look like flowers are growing right inside the pumpkins for more exciting and natural-looking tabletop decorations.
Add fall flowers, creating pretty dining table centerpieces. It is good to arrange fall leaves, cones, and branches for more colorful fall tabletop decorations. You can use any fall blooming flowers, like chrysanthemums, dahlias, asters with beautiful yellow, red, and purple maple leaves.
Pumpkin and flowers, fall table decorations
Small containers or glasses with water are perfect for flower arrangements. You can fix the vessel inside the pumpkin by filling the gaps with wet paper towels or cloth. Pumpkin vases and fresh fall flower arrangements should be kept moist to last longer.
Pumpkin and fall centerpieces for table decorating look even better if flowers lean over the sides of the pumpkin vases instead of standing straight up. Simple greenery, pine cones arranged around the bottom of pumpkin vases with fall flowers and leaves create more impressive tabletop decorations and very artistic fall centerpieces for holiday tables.
All gifts of nature, walnuts, chestnuts, corn cobs, cones, pears, and apples, add beautiful accents to the pumpkin with fall flowers tabletop decorations. Glowing candles, shiny plates on a white table cloth, and beautiful, inspired by fall, pumpkin with flowers dining table centerpieces create festive and stylish fall table setting.
by Ena Russ
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