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Dried Caspia Wreath with Metallic Pumpkins

This natural autumnal wreath is made from dried bundles of caspia in rich colors. A mix of metallic pumpkins and gilded pinecones give it extra shine.

This fall wreath is made with dried caspia, metallic-painted pumpkins, and gilded pinecones.

Photography: Manal Aman

Source: Martha Stewart

materials

  • Floral shears
  • Grapevine wreath
  • Dried red and orange caspia
  • Small pumpkins
  • Copper spray paint
  • Miniature pinecones
  • Paintbrush
  • Hot glue gun
  • Floral gauge wire

steps

  1. Using floral shears, cut stems to measure approximately 3 inches long.
    This fall wreath is made with dried caspia, metallic-painted pumpkins, and gilded pinecones.
  2. Bundle 3-4 stems together and insert into grapevine wreath with floral wire, alternating red stems with orange stems until the wreath is completely covered.
    This fall wreath is made with dried caspia, metallic-painted pumpkins, and gilded pinecones.
  3. To prepare metallic pumpkins, spray small pumpkins with copper paint; let completely dry.
  4. To prepare gilded pinecones, apply one coat of liquid gilding to each pinecone; let completely dry.
  5. Secure embellished pumpkins and pinecones to wreath with hot glue.

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