How to Make a Rope Pumpkin Centerpiece

Rope in those fall feels with this rustic pumpkin centerpiece.

October 11, 2018

DIY Rope Pumpkin 01:45

Rope in those fall feels with this rustic pumpkin centerpiece.

Pumpkins are a popular fall essential. Aside from carving and painting, another fun pumpkin project to take on is making your own — out of rope! This easy DIY project is a classy fall accessory to add to your tabletop. Let's get to roping!

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What You'll Need

Step 1: Attach Bamboo Sticks Together

Place glue over one side of a bamboo stick. Press another stick onto the glued stick and turn both sticks over with the slits facing up. Apply glue along the slit, and attach the third stick into the slit.

Step 2: Coil Rope

Use a plate for size, and lay the rope on top. Unfurl one end of the rope and coil in a circular shape eight times. Cut the end of the rope with scissors.

Step 3: Secure Rope Coils

Keep the circle secure by tightly tying a piece of floral wire around the rope. Repeat the steps to create eight total rope coils.

Step 4: Attach Rope Coils

Place a rope coil against the bamboo sticks, and secure with floral wire. Repeat for all coils to create a pumpkin shape.

Step 5: Secure All Coils

Once all the ropes are tied, take an individual piece of rope, and wrap around the center. Secure one end with glue, wrap and glue again.

Step 7: Place a Bow on Top

Tie a ribbon into a bow, and attach to the stem with hot glue.

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