To create this betwitching display, spray-paint the pumpkins a matte black finish. When the pumpkins are dry, use a paring knife to scrape away the painted surface in vertical or horizontal lines. Fill with orange gerber daisys for a true Halloween masterpiece.
A fall favorite, chrysanthemums come in a variety of colors, shapes, and sizes. For a funky seasonal decoration, attach a variety of orange-hued flowers to your pumpkins. Use different sizes of pumpkins to add dimension.
Editor's Flower Tip: Chrysanthemums do best in soil that is moist and well-drained. They also fare better in full sun.
Gourds are a wonderfully versatile Halloween decoration. Select gourds that can stand on their own. Hollow out a gourd and place a vase inside; fill with a variety of gorgeous fall flowers such as dahlias, roses, and bittersweet.
This cute display is one that can be used year after year. After creating your candy-corn door decoration, fill it with dried natural flowers, such as millet, grasses, berries, and dried Japanese lanterns. Artificial birds on black spray-painted twigs give the arrangement an eerie look.
Decorative dahlias have full and hearty blooms. For a Halloween flower arrangement, choose a robust and richly colored variety, which will look great next to pumpkins and other Halloween accents.
Festive and fresh, this arrangement is the perfect fall display. Hollow out a pumpkin and place an appropriately sized vase inside. Fill with lilies, chrysanthemums, and pokeweed berries. Surround with leaves from your yard and fall fruits to add a seasonal touch.
White- and neutral-tone pumpkins are great complements to vibrant varieties of fall flowers. Hollow out the inside and place an appropriately sized vase inside. Fill with cattails and orange star. Fill in with faux leaf garland (from your local crafts store).
Displaying colorfully altered sunflowers is a simple and sweet way to add life to your fall decor. To dye sunflowers, cut them and place in a glass vase with a few inches of water. Add food-dye to the water, along with plant food, and let sit. Within a few days, the petals will be vibrant shades of whatever color you chose!
Simple and elegant, this creepy-crawly display can be made with a bouquet of roses, faux black feathers (found at your local crafts store), and mock spiders. Place your vase on a plate and sprinkle with the eight-legged creatures to make sure they're haunting your display.
Spruce up your Halloween decor with a variety of chrysanthemums surrounding a pumpkin. This arrangement looks great on a side table. If you like, tuck the flowers into a plain wreath form for structure.
This earthy arrangement is made up of millet, purple coneflower seed heads, and love-in-a-mist seed heads. It has a lot of texture so a simple vase does the trick.
Bring the freshness of fall inside with this bountiful display. Pick a variety of colors of pumpkins and off-set them with leaves, twigs, and a vibrant bouquet of chrysanthemums.
A spry combination of fall flowers makes a great addition to your Halloween decor. Buy an oversize orange pot and paint a jack-o'-lantern face with black paint. Fill with a variety of petunias, nemesia, and calibrachoa.
This beautiful fall arrangement has lasting power. Head to your local crafts store and pick out an autumnal array. Fill a neutral-tone container for a display that will last far beyond the Halloween season.
Miniature pumpkins make for fun and easy Halloween flower displays. Paint them in an assortment of funky colors and add cute kitty faces. Tuck them among chrysanthemum combos for a finished display.
Black-eyed Susans are great flowers to have around during the fall season. Plant them in an oversize, fall-color pot with salvia for a full and festive display.
Make your home fall-ready with looks featuring pumpkins and gourds.