Halloween is right around the corner and fall is in full swing! We’ve thought of many different and creative ways to incorporate fall’s festivities into decor. As a centerpiece or as porch decor, succulent pumpkins are a more modern and unique way of decorating in the fall.
With little materials needed, this is a simple and quick DIY project that’ll help add some autumn character to your space. Succulent pumpkins are a fun and unique alternative to your typical Halloween “carved pumpkin”. If you’re feeling really crafty, you can even decorate the top of your carved pumpkin with succulents!
Our designers gave us a step-by-step guide on how to create a modern, unique succulent pumpkin centerpiece; perfect for autumn decor.
Some things you’re going to need are:
Pumpkin (small or large)
Multiple succulents (we like to use different succulents varying in size, shape, and colors)
Spray paint (if you’re going for a more colorful look)
The key to achieving this centerpiece is to make the pumpkin seem like it’s an actual vase and the succulents would look like it’s overflowing out of it.
Step 1: Wipe down/clean your pumpkin with a damp paper towel or washcloth.
Step 2: If you’re going for a more colorful look, spray paint your succulents in whatever colors you chose to go with, and let them dry. We decided to go with our signature ‘B Floral Pink’.
Step 3: Apply hot glue or flower adhesive over the top of the pumpkin where you’ll be laying down the moss.
Step 4: Add about 0.5 inch thick of moss to the top of pumpkin.
Step 5: Grab your variety of different succulents and map out where you’d like them to lay on top of the moss covered pumpkin.
Step 6: Use your glue gun or flower adhesive to attach the bottom of the succulents to the moss.
Since you’ve already laid out where you want your succulents to lay on top of your pumpkin, carefully pick up each piece and apply adhesive to the bottom of the succulent.
Then gently place back down where you originally placed it. Do this with all of the succulents you chose to lay on top of your pumpkin.