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how to make a floral centerpiece inside a pumpkin

This year, you can easily dazzle your guests with a whimsical floral arrangement inside a pumpkin. You can make this impressive arrangement in a quick afternoon. It is inexpensive to make and is guaranteed to light up your Holiday table.

You will only need a few supplies: a pumpkin, a block of floral foam, plastic wrap, scissors, knife, and your flowers of choice.

How to make a Thanksgiving centerpiece - step by step: pumpkin, flowers and other objects necessary to make a bouquet in pumpkin

Cut the upper half of the pumpkin off and scoop out the seeds. (Save the seeds to roast later!) Once you have scooped out the seeds, cover the inside of the pumpkin with a layer of plastic wrap.

How to make a Thanksgiving centerpiece - step by step: pumpkin, flowers and other objects necessary to make a bouquet in pumpkin
How to make a floral arrangement inside the pumpkin. Step by step, tutorial.

Cut the floral foam to fit the approximate size of the inside of your pumpkin and then soak it in water for approximately 20 minutes.

How to make a Thanksgiving centerpiece - step by step: pumpkin, flowers and other objects necessary to make a bouquet in pumpkin
How to make a floral arrangement inside the pumpkin. Step by step, tutorial.

Place the water soaked floral foam inside the plastic lined pumpkin.

How to make a Thanksgiving centerpiece - step by step: pumpkin, flowers and other objects necessary to make a bouquet in pumpkin

Now here is the fun part! Cut approximately half the stems off your flowers and arrange them inside the floral foam. Get creative and have fun! You can’t do this part wrong and the color variations are endless. You can change the kind of flowers to fit your tablescape. Try darker flowers for a romantic and intimate setting, or bright wildflowers for a daytime brunch.

How to make a Thanksgiving centerpiece - step by step: pumpkin, flowers and other objects necessary to make a bouquet in pumpkin
How to make a Thanksgiving centerpiece - step by step: pumpkin, flowers and other objects necessary to make a bouquet in pumpkin
How to make a floral arrangement inside the pumpkin. Step by step, tutorial.
How to make a Thanksgiving centerpiece - step by step: pumpkin, flowers and other objects necessary to make a bouquet in pumpkin

Viola! You will have guests asking where you purchased this stunning centerpiece to your table.

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