Holiday Planning & Ideas Halloween Halloween Projects & Crafts Halloween Pumpkin Ideas Embroidered-Floral Applique Pumpkin You don't need magic beans to cultivate this ethereal pumpkin. The delicate tendrils encircling it are actually fabric appliqués from a crafts store. By Martha Stewart Editors Martha Stewart Editors Facebook Instagram Twitter Website An article attributed to "Martha Stewart Editors" indicates when several writers and editors have contributed to an article over the years. These collaborations allow us to provide you with the most accurate, up-to-date, and comprehensive information available.The Martha Stewart team aims to teach and inspire readers daily with tested-until-perfected recipes, creative DIY projects, and elevated home and entertaining ideas. They are experts in their fields who research, create, and test the best ways to help readers design the life they want. The joy is in the doing. Editorial Guidelines Published on October 2, 2018 Share Tweet Pin Email Note: We chose a smooth pumpkin with a unique pale-pink skin that contrasts softly with the embroidery colors, then gave the blushing beauty pride of place on a moss-covered pediment. But it will look just as lovely at the center of a table or spotlighted on your stoop. For more ideas, scroll through our entire collection of Pumpkin Carving and Decorating Ideas. What You'll Need Materials Pumpkin Appliqués Straight pins Thimble (optional) Instructions Place floral pieces where you want them, and secure them with straight pins. (Tip: A thimble is helpful for pushing pins into the pumpkin.) Repeat on surface of pumpkin until coverage is desired.