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Decorating Pumpkins & Gourds

20 fun & stylish projects for decorating pumpkins, gourds, and squashes

Written by Deborah Schneebeli-Morrell

Published: 10/07/2018

Decorating Pumpkins & Gourds

  • Hardback
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  • 9781782496014
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  • Jul 2018
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  • 96 pages

About the author

Deborah Schneebeli-Morrell grows crops on her city roof terrace and in a spectacular community garden in London. She also works a large garden in Wiltshire, where she practices the complementary craft of bee-keeping. She is dedicated to both flowers and vegetables, and grows all her produce organically. Deborah’s other passions include art and craft; she originally trained in fine art, and is an award-winning artist. She has written over 20 practical craft books, including Grow Your Own Herbs in Pots and Decorating Pumpkins and Gourds.

Learn how to make and decorate all sorts of fun and fantastic projects with pumpkins and gourds.

Pumpkins and gourds are very versatile vegetables and make great dishes to celebrate the fall (or have all-year-round!) but they also make excellent indoor and outdoor decorations. Whether you’re looking for some Halloween inspiration or just want to create something lovely to display in your yard, Deborah Schneebeli-Morrell will teach you how to make all sorts of beautiful things. She will show you how to carve some striking swirls into a butternut squash to create an unusual but stunning centerpiece, and how to make a gorgeous Rose Window squash that would cast an atmospheric glow in any garden. You will learn how to cut out Maids in a Row, fashion an attractive Fall Wreath, and so much more. There are a variety of projects, both big and small, some easy and some hard, so that you will be able to make something regardless of your experience or the shape of your vegetables.

With 20 fun and easy projects, Decorating Pumpkins and Gourds will inspire you to get crafty with your veggies.