Gourd Art Enthusiasts

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Take some time to explore - we have forum discussions about gourd growing, crafting, products and embellishments, how to use this website, and much more.  Our event section features upcoming festivals and our photo section has thousands of gourd art photographs!  Drop by the chat section for quick answers to gourd questions and friendly gourd and off-topic conversations.  OUR SITE IS NON-COMMERCIAL.  PLEASE NO BUYING/SELLING/ADVERTISING. 


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Latest Activity

Kathe Stark commented on Lesley Orr's photo

Horse hearts

"Beautiful piece Lesley"
10 hours ago
Kathe Stark commented on GAE Challenge's photo

Sm-Ginko-Gourd+Stand-Debra Hillary

"Great save of a less than ideal gourd."
10 hours ago
Kathe Stark commented on Alice Pawlowski's photo
10 hours ago
GAE Challenge posted photos
12 hours ago
Hellen Martin commented on Amy Gelley's photo

5 Kachina & wolf003

"I sent you a friend request.  ;o)"
12 hours ago
Amy Gelley commented on Alice Pawlowski's photo

acorn leaf bowl

"Very nice carving!"
12 hours ago
Amy Gelley commented on Alice Pawlowski's photo

pointsetta & holly bowls

"Love this.  Your painting with is done to perfection!  Very nice."
12 hours ago
Amy Gelley commented on Alice Pawlowski's photo

scarecrow #2

"Great scarecrow.  Hope you win in the competition."
12 hours ago
Amy Gelley commented on Amy Gelley's photo

Skull Copper-feather-cactus 12-13

"Thanks Brenda,,,, another old one."
13 hours ago
Amy Gelley commented on Amy Gelley's photo

Set of 3 2nd003

"Brenda, this was a commission job.   They wanted all brown..without any stones or decoration.. Seemed happy with them, tho'  ;o)"
13 hours ago
Amy Gelley commented on Amy Gelley's photo

5 Kachina & wolf003

"Thanks ladies.. I have been locked out again and had to 'rejoin' so I put up some old photos just to get back on line. This gourd was a gift so it has left me with only pictures. LOL.. I did like it personally. ;o) p.s. I need…"
13 hours ago
Kim Bilek replied to Oz - Admin #2's discussion READ THIS BEFORE POSTING
"Glad it worked for you. Welcome to the site. _kb"
14 hours ago


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