So luscious and plump! The first time I saw them, I had to have.
So I purchased one from Rachel Ashwell's
Shabby Chic Couture website.
There were three sizes, all for sale at 75% off
with free shipping!
So I chose this beauty.
Superb quality! It seems to be stuffed with sand.
And, oh, that stem!
Well, one was not enough, but I couldn't afford to buy many,
and most that I found for sale just weren't the colors I wanted.
So I searched online for a "how-to" and happily found
great instructions at a delightful blog, "Nest of Posies."
Pumpkin stems are very hard to find,
but I managed to find some short ones.
M pumpkins are stuffed
with fiberfill and dry beans (for weight).
I splurged on gorgeous silk velvet,
which can be purchased as fat quarters or by the 1/2 yard at:
These lovelies stay out all year round!