Pumpkin Flower Arrangements

Turn a grocery store bouquet of flowers into stunning Pumpkin Flower Arrangements! This is a simple and beautiful DIY project for your holiday table.

These DIY Pumpkin Flower Arrangements make a gorgeous addition to a fall or Thanksgiving table! Fill the fresh pumpkin vase with your favourite seasonal fall flowers…get creative and have fun.

A Pumpkin Flower Arrangement made with Grocery Store Flowers

These arrangements are made with fresh pumpkins and fresh seasonal flowers that you can buy at the grocery store. They are so simple to make and are absolutely stunning! You can create them in no time at all…the hardest part to this DIY is cleaning out the pumpkin centres.

What you need to make a Pumpkin Flower Arrangement

  • 1 fresh pumpkin: you can use white or orange pumpkins, small or large, depending on how big you want your arrangements to be.
  • 1 vase or vessel small enough to fit inside the pumpkin, but wide enough to hold the flowers
  • flowers: mums, gerbera daisies, delphinium, carnations, different types of greenery, eucalyptus, kale, sunflowers, hydrangeas, succulents, roses and more!
  • tools: carving knife and spoon
DIY Pumpkin Flower Arrangements {A Pretty Life}

How To Make a Pumpkin Flower Arrangement

  • Starting at the top of the pumpkin, carve and clean it out just like you would if you were carving Halloween pumpkins.
  • Place a vase filled with water inside the pumpkin.
  • Cut the flower stems down far enough to cover the opening of the pumpkin.
  • And arrange your flowers!
  • It’s really that simple.
DIY Pumpkin Flower Arrangements {A Pretty Life}


  • Make it ahead! You can put this arrangement together a day or even 3 days ahead of an event. In my experience the pumpkin does not deteriorate very fast at all! As long as you are keeping the arrangement indoors, it should stay looking fabulous for quite some time! (I put mine together on a Thursday, and am still enjoying it on the following Tuesday, with no signs of any deterioration!)
  • Buy a ready-made bouquet: To make things super easy, buy your flowers already arranged in a bouquet.
  • Mix or Match! Mixed floral bouquets are gorgeous in these arrangements. Grouping the same flowers in the same colours, also looks stunning!

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Thanksgiving Recipe Ideas

Now that the table decor is set, here are some delicious Thanksgiving food ideas to fill your plates!

I hope you love these beautiful pumpkin flower arrangements as much as I do! Now you can put this simple, yet stunning DIY on your to-do list!

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