Mini DIY Succulent Pumpkin Place Cards

The little details are key to creating memorable events.  Whether you are hosting a Fall Dinner party or in charge of Thanksgiving for your entire family, place cards are a guaranteed way to make your guest feel special.  I am a big believer in place cards, even at a simple dinner party with friends.  Not only do I think that it helps guest feel extra special, it takes the pressure off of everyone trying to figure out where to sit.  Mini DIY succulent pumpkin place cards are the perfect extra special touch to your fall celebrations!

Fall Pumpkin Succulent Place Card

I love that these pretty place cards can also double as party favors that your guest can take home with them to remember an extraordinary evening. I’ve seen lots of variations of succulent pumpkins, but unlike other versions, I’ve seen guest can remove the potted succulents from the carved out pumpkins and keep them long after the party is over.

Fall Succulent Pumpkin Party Favor

What You Will Need To Make Mini DIY Succulent Pumpkin Place Cards

Mini Succulent Pumpkin Place Card Supplies

I recently visited Calloway’s Nursery and picked up lots of unique pumpkins for my Fall Dinner Party, and I couldn’t resist filling my cart with lots of these baby boo white pumpkins.  If you are looking for the best selection of fall pumpkins and autumn harvest decorations make sure you check out Calloway’s huge selection.

Calloway's Nursery Pumpkins

The first thing you need to do is take one of your small terracotta pots turn it upside down in the center of the pumpkin and trace around it.

Mini Succulent Pumpkin Place Card Step 1

Take a sharp knife and cut out around the circle, but make sure you don’t cut all the way through the bottom of the pumpkin.

Mini DIY Succulent Pumpkin Place Card Step 2

Remove the center part of the pumpkin and scoop out all of the flesh and seeds. Give the pumpkins a bleach bath (3 gallons of water with 3 teaspoons of bleach, remove and let dry completely) to extend the life of your pumpkins.

Mini DIY Succulent Pumpkin Place Cards Step 3

Add natural moss or grass to the top of the pumpkin.

Mini DIY Succulent Pumpkin Place Card Step 4

Next, place the potted succulent inside the pumpkin.

Mini DIY Succulent Pumpkin Place Card Step 5

Fill in around the succulent with more moss or extra succulents if needed.

Mini DIY Succulent Pumpkin Step 6

Finally, add a chalkboard planter stake with each guest name to the potted succulent inside the pumpkin.

Mini DIY Succulent Pumpkin Place Card Step 7

I love these pretty place cards and hope they make my guest feel extra special when they join me for dinner.  These would be perfect for any fall themed dinner party or Thanksgiving.  

Unique Fall Place Card Ideas

Don’t forget to check out my 8 Tips for a Stress-Free Fall Dinner Party!

 

 

Mariah
Mariah Leeson is the creative mind behind www.gigglesgalore.net. With a passion for celebrating, Mariah created Giggles Galore to inspire families to celebrate life’s little moments with creative, budget friendly ideas. She loves cooking, reading, crafting, hosting parties and most of all spending time giggling with her family.
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