For this showstopping focal point, present a profusion of flowers in a pumpkin. Cut a circle from the top, scoop out the interior, and insert a plastic vessel lined with saturated floral foam. Using care to cover the raw edge of the opening, arrange a bouquet for a lively ode to fall.
Text Melissa Lester
Photography Mac Jamieson and Stephanie Welbourne Steele
Styling Melissa Sturdivant Smith
For more seasonal beauty, a visit to Gordon Skagit Farms, and tips on selecting the perfect gourd, see “Pumpkin Promenade” on page 57 in the October 2017 issue of Victoria magazine.