DIY Flower Crafts

DIY Fall Decorations: How to Make Flower Pumpkins

October 7, 2014

diy-flower-pumpkins-2 Once fall comes around, the topic on everyone’s mind is pumpkins! Everything from pumpkin recipes to pumpkin crafts and of course to pumpkin decorations. Put a floral touch on this seasonal icon with your favorite fall flowers (we used mums) and a glue gun.

Make several of these in different shapes (don’t forget the gourds) and sizes for a beautiful and trendy fall spread. You can even tie nametags around your mini flower pumpkins and turn them into place cards for a stunning fall tablescape – the possibilities are endless!

Because you are dealing with fresh flowers and pumpkins, plan to create these beauties one to two days before those guests arrive.

Supplies for Flower Pumpkins

Fall flowers
Pumpkins or squashes (in a variety of shapes and sizes)
Hot glue gun
Scissors

Directions for Flower Pumpkins

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First, cut the flower heads off the stems, removing as much stem as possible without hurting the head of the flower.

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Then, apply hot glue to your pumpkin and top off with the flower. Hold 3-5 seconds to secure. Continue until you are satisfied with the look of your pumpkin.

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Show off your pumpkins in your front lawns, on mantle pieces, window sills or even in unexpected places such as your bathroom sink.