Visit FamilyCorner.com for tons of seasonal ideas!
quick link - go to our home page quick link - kid's crafts, family fun, printables, etc quick link - sign up for our free newsletter quick link - holiday crafts, recipes and ideas quick link - gardening, organizing, saving money, decorating and more quick link - our FunBook is filled with lots of quick ideas, tips and crafts quick link - join our bustling community of friendly members


Go Back   FamilyCorner.com Forums >

Crafty Corner If you are creative, love to knit or crochet, paint, or just enjoy making fun stuff with your kids, this is the forum for you.

Reply
 
Thread Tools Rate Thread
  #1 (permalink)  
Old 10-19-2005, 03:37 AM
ajrsmom's Avatar
Nine Year Member
FamilyCorner Postaholic
 
Join Date: Feb 2002
Location: Originally from the Home of the only 6 times Super Bowl Champs!
Posts: 11,872
Pumpkin in Bloom

Pumpkin in Bloom



Celebrate the splendor of autumn with colorful fresh flowers displayed in a plump pumpkin vase. In about an hour you can create a dazzling centerpiece rich with tones and hues of the season.

You will need: (For pictures, click on this link: http://www.familycorner.com/homegard...ninbloom.shtml )

One 8" diameter pumpkin, with 6" diameter top removed and insides scooped out
Small plastic container to fit into pumpkin
Floral foam
Floral tape
12 leatherleaf fern tips, each 5"-7" long
5 pencil cattails: two 7" long, two 9" long and one 12" long
15 bronze pompon chrysanthemums, each 10" - 12" long
9 yellow pompon chrysanthemums, each 6" - 8" long
12 yellow asters, each 6" - 8" long
8 stems preserved oak leaves
Utility knife
Scissors

Directions:







Place container in pumpkin. Measure and cut floral foam to fit container so that top of foam extends 1/2" over rim of pumpkin; secure foam and container to pumpkin with floral tape (FIG 1).
Insert leatherleaf ferns into foam around rim of pumpkin, spacing evenly. Insert shorter pieces in top of foam to completely cover foam. Insert five cattails at top of arrangement at varying heights (FIG 2).Insert 15 stems of bronze pompons into foam at varying heights, spacing evenly: Place one 12"-long flower near center top of foam and several flowers around rim of pumpkin; then place remaining flowers above the bottom flowers (FIG 3).Insert one 8"-long yellow pompon at top of foam and four 6"-long pompons, evenly spaced, around rim of pumpkin. Insert remaining four yellow pompons halfway up to top yellow pompon and in between the four yellow pompons at bottom (FIG 4). Insert yellow aster stems into foam, spacing evenly between the yellow and bronze pompons. Insert oak leaves around rim of arrangement. Fill container with water; check water level daily. Place arrangement on shallow dish or place mat to protect furniture from marks or spills.

About the Author

These crafts courtesy of Family Circle Weekend Crafts

**printed from the FamilyCorner.com Here's Whats New newsletter. To sign up for any of the FC newsletters, click here: http://www.familycorner.com/services/lists.shtml
__________________


**
Visit my blogs **

Tami's Kitchen Table Talk

Simple, easy-to-cook family recipes
and lots of good conversation!

Join the Cookie Carnival!
On Hiatus

If you love baking cookies, join our group!





Reply With Quote
 
Reply

Related Topics
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Pumpkin in Bloom ajrsmom Halloween Crafts 4 07-19-2008 07:06 PM
Choosing the Perfect Pumpkin for Decorating or Eating ajrsmom Holidays 0 09-04-2006 01:13 PM
Pumpkin Stencils ajrsmom Halloween 1 10-09-2004 08:41 AM
Jolly Golly Pumpkin Doll CraftyLdy Crafty Corner 0 08-30-2004 06:31 AM
Pumpkin Soups (several) Shawn Soup, Stew & Chilies 1 10-13-2002 11:06 AM



Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Rate This Thread
Rate This Thread:

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off



All times are GMT -8. The time now is 09:56 AM.


Copyright 2018 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands. All rights reserved. Use of this site indicates your consent to the Terms of Use.

POPULAR AREAS OF FAMILYCORNER.COM

Our Family FunBook is packed full of ideas from parents just like you!

Our members say that they have never found a friendlier message board community than ours!

Our kid's craft section is filled with easy ideas for creative little minds.

We have tons of free printable coloring pages to keep your little ones happy.

We offer a wide variety of free newsletters delivered right to your inbox.

Our Household Hints & Tips have a wealth of information on cleaning, organizing, and more!
Go to the funbook Go to forums Go to kid's crafts Go to printables Go to newsletters Go to Hints & Tips

Home || Newsletters || Advertising || Terms of Use || Privacy || Services || Submissions || Contact Us || Media Opportunities || Link To Us || Shop || Feedback || Staff || e-Cards || Reminder Service



FamilyCorner.com® is sponsored in part by...




Visit our friends --> MomsMenu | Main Street Mom | She Knows | Baby University | Personal Fitness Zone | iChef.com

Copyright Notice | Privacy Policy | Terms of Use/Disclaimer