Black bin liner
Candle and spike candle holder
Flowers/ foliage, spooky thingys!
Start by cutting the top off your pumpkin, scooping out the innards and carving your face! Or leave it plain if you like :)
Step 1: Fitting the foam!
Cut a piece of floral foam (wet if using fresh flowers, dry if artificial) to fit the inside of the pumpkin and place inside. (remember to soak the foam first if it's wet!)
Now you can trim the top edge of the plastic bag, just make sure no wet foam touches the pumpkin or it will turn really quickly!
Step 2: Adding a Candle!
If you don't have a candle holder, you can take 3 strong wires, make U shapes out of them and using floral pot tape attach the 3 curved wires equally spaced at the base of the candle to make 6 pointy wires sticking out the bottom of the candle. Use this to push the candle into the foam and make sure it isn't too loose.
Step 3: Adding your Flowers!
Lastly, add your focal flowers or spooky spiders and bits and you're finished!
(if you'd like to see more examples of the pumpkins, or other Hallowe'en floral decorations please visit www.buttonrosefloraldesign.co.uk)