How cute are these pumpkins? They're made from dryer vents, if you can believe it or not! A great no-mess way to have pumpkins around all Fall long. Get the DIY instructions here: http://www.ehow.com/how_12340704_diy-dryer-vent-pumpkins.html?utm_source=pinterest.com&utm_medium=referral&utm_content=freestyle&utm_campaign=fanpage
How to preserve pumpkins & gourds to make them last longer. First, give 'em a bath! In a solution of bleach water, 1 part bleach to 10 parts water. Let 'em hang out in there for a little while. If you put the stems down, they won't bob up. Then dry them off and buff them with some Vaseline.