Ditch your boring planter this fall and step up your succulent skills — by adding them to a pumpkin!
These pumpkin succulents are so simple to make and look great almost everywhere in your house.
Here's how you can make these beautiful centerpieces:
You can get all of your supplies from a craft store and hardware store:
- White or orange pumpkins (smaller ones are easier for first-timers!)
- Spray adhesive glue
- Moss (make sure it's real or this project won't last as long....we learned the hard way)
- A couple of succulents in different sizes
Step 1: Remove the stem of your pumpkin using garden clippers or your hand, if it's a smaller pumpkin.
Step 2: Coat the top of the pumpkin with spray adhesive glue.
Step 3: Apply a thin layer of moss to the crown of the pumpkin. Press down gently.
Step 4: Grab the tallest succulent you have! Apply hot glue to the bottom. Don’t worry, succulents don’t mind the glue!
Step 5: Attach the succulent to the center of the pumpkin. Hold it there for a couple of seconds, until it is secured on the moss.
Step 6: Repeat steps 4 and 5, placing succulents from the center of the pumpkin, toward the edges.
These centerpieces vary in how long they will last, but generally they are good for about a week!