Select seasonal flowers in an autumnal color palette. Add natural elements from your yard, such as leaves, twigs, and berries, for an organic feel. A variety of shapes, colors, and textures will keep your arrangement interesting.
Cut the top and hollow out the pumpkin. We love 'Fairytale' pumpkins in softer colors for an elegant look. Soak oasis (florist foam) in water and cut to fit the hollow space. Keep oasis well watered. Once carved, pumpkins will last a week.
Divide your flowers by color. Group like flowers and colors together for greater impact. Soften the look by placing leaves and amaranth over the lip of the pumpkin. Keep flowers short enough for guests to see over when seated at the table.