Jeweled pumpkins make beautiful fall wedding table centerpieces or autumn decorations for your home. Lightweight craft pumpkins are easy to transport to your wedding hall and create a low profile centerpiece decoration, making it easy for your guests to converse across the table.
Purchase foam pumpkins and gourds from local craft stores during the fall or through Internet sources off-season. Artificial pumpkins come in a variety of colors including traditional orange tones, white, black, and green. Plan ahead to find artificial pumpkins on sale right before or after Halloween.
Buy assorted self-stick jewels and stickers that compliment your color scheme. Find these in the scrap booking section of craft stores or on-line. Talk to a manager to find out if you can get a bulk discount for large orders.
Invite your bridesmaids and friends to a wedding decorating party to help decorate the jeweled pumpkins. Provide an example or two and let the creative fun begin!
Place one, three or five jeweled pumpkins in the center of a round table or in a row for a rectangular table. Odd numbers make the most pleasing arrangements. Add some silk leaves, berries or acorns or metallic cutouts for added sparkle.
Give away the wedding table centerpieces at a random seating wedding reception. Tape a number or romantic word under the chairs or placemats at each of the reception tables. Then tape one corresponding number or word under the jeweled pumpkins in the wedding table centerpiece. During the reception, the wedding party invites the guests to look for their number and the winning guests take home the autumn decorations.
Jeweled pumpkins make a great fall decoration craft for kids too. Purchase a variety of fun foam stickers and let the children decorate their very own pumpkin during a fall holiday gathering or party.