Sparkling Pumpkin Flower Holder Centerpiece

READY IN: 1hr 30mins
Recipe by Jolie at

This centerpiece is a creative way to add flowers to your Thanksgiving spread. Not only are the sparkling pumpkins beautiful, but they are fall appropriate as well.

Top Review by DianaEatingRichly

These turned out so cute! I usually just put small pumpkins on my table for fall, but I'm glad I made these. My local grocer had some small pumpkins that were just the size for a baby food jar. I added some floral foam to the jar to help with arranging the flowers.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 6 tiny pumpkins
  • 6 milk, cartons (empty and dry) or 6 plastic bottles (empty and dry)
  • 4 cups glitter
  • 1 (32 fluid ounce) bottle glue (Modge Podge)
  • 2 bouquets fresh edible flowers, trimmed to the correct length


  1. Cut off the top of the pumpkins, remove the insides, and dry out each Pumpkin thoroughly using a paper towel.
  2. Cut off the base of each plastic carton 3 inches from the bottom (or small enough so that the base of the carton will invisibly fit into the pumpkin).
  3. Cover the outside of the pumpkin with Modge Podge using a paint brush.
  4. Place glitter in a bowl and roll the pumpkin around in the glitter until it is sufficiently covered in sparkle.
  5. When the pumpkins are dry, place a bundle of cropped flowers in the middle of each one.
  6. Stagger in the center of your table, or down the center of a wooden tray.

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