You Need: Knife, Pumpkin, Vase, Floral Dish or empty can 2-3” smaller than pumpkin, Scissors, Spoon, Dry Fall Leaves, Wheat Spikes, Cattails, Fall Flowers, Tape, Floral Foam (if you are going to use a dish) instructions: Carve pumpkin, make hole 1.5" larger than vase. Remove seeds & pulp. Fill vase halfway with water or soak the foam; place in pumpkin. Select flowers, if you are using a vase you must trim the stems twice as tall as the pumpkin. Place tallest flowers in center
When the sun goes down, they shine.Materials• 3 different sizes pumpkins• Templates (Baby Owl, Mama Owl, and Daddy Owl)• Carving tools• Metal skewer• Almonds and Brazil nuts• Orange paintDirections1. Print and tape to the front of a hollowed-out pumpkin, then use a transfer tool or metal skewer to poke holes along the outline. 2. Remove and discard the template, then use a carving knife to cut along the design.
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