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Project

Mini Pumpkin Centerpiece

Anchor tapers inside mini pumpkins to make centerpieces.

Introduction

Cut a hole inside each pumpkin with a utility knife, and then carve out space for candles with a melon baller. If desired, stack two and secure from inside hole with straight pins. With adhesive putty, affix tapers inside gourds and pumpkins to leaves that cover overturned pie plates.

Materials

  • Utility knife
  • Melon baller
  • Straight pins
  • Adhesive putty
  • Tapers
  • Leaves
  • Candle

Steps

  1. Step 1

    Cut a hole inside each pumpkin with a utility knife, and then carve out space for candles with a melon baller. If desired, stack 2 and secure from inside hole with straight pins.

  2. Step 2

    With adhesive putty, affix tapers inside gourds and pumpkins to leaves that cover overturned pie plates.

Source
Martha Stewart Living, November 2005

Reviews (1)

  • bessz 25 Nov, 2008

    i think that is really cute.