My version started out like this:
Anyway, all of that turned into this:
I'm not fooling myself, thinking it looks like a pumpkin, right?
I've added the how-to for this on a separate blog post
I took all the floral tape and rubber bands off of the pumpkin and now I love it more than ever:
Now it's just being held together with a length of picture hanging wire around the middle- I twisted the ends of the wire with pliers so I could get it really tightly. Then I took it outside because the light in my house was being crappy. Don't you love all those little curly vines sticking out of it everywhere? I do.