I actually hate Halloween decor. Hate it. I never buy it, make it, want my kids to make it. Who wants skeletons, ghosts and spiders in their home? Not to mention I’m not fond of the color orange. That being said, I love Fall more than any other season. I love the cool air, the cozy sweaters, the Pumpkin bread, the apple-picking, and the foliage. How amazing that we get to see trees that have red leaves for a month?! It’s magic.
Much ado seems to have been made by velet pumpkins. To be honest, I have mixed feelings about them. I like them if they are placed in a rustic setting like a dough bowl or a wood bowl, wire crate, etc. They they look interesting, clever, contrary. I don’t like them when I see them amidst other Halloween garb that can look tasteless.
The average price that I’ve seen them for is around $30. I know, not cheap for a pumpkin and yes, you could probably make them for cheaper. If you shop around you will find handmade velvet pumpkins that look classy and you will also see some that look a bit cheap. Like my MIL says, “You get what you pay for.”
Love Feast sells a trio of velvet pumpkins for $98. They come in a variety of colors. Etsy also has lots of shops that sell them, but these look the best.