Gourd Art Enthusiasts

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Alice Pawlowski posted photos
2 hours ago
Cindy McFarland commented on Cindy McFarland's photo

Ukulele, hibiscus flower and Drum

"Thankyou Brenda, my grandson Ryan did this one!"
4 hours ago
heru prastyo posted a status
"its been so long my friends, i got no idea what its going to be, what would it be...."
5 hours ago
heru prastyo posted photos
5 hours ago
Hellen Martin commented on Kathy Lumsden's photo

Rodeo... another view

"Sorry about your flood!  Glad to see you working on gourds again.  Your piece came out nice!"
7 hours ago
Brenda Jamison commented on Val Heitz's photo

mini gourds

9 hours ago
Brenda Jamison commented on Kathy Lumsden's photo


"I think it  turned out really nice."
9 hours ago
Brenda Jamison commented on Kathy Lumsden's photo


"Nice job"
9 hours ago
Brenda Jamison commented on Cindy McFarland's photo
9 hours ago
Cindy McFarland posted a photo
14 hours ago
Cindy McFarland commented on Don Miller's photo

Latigo Loops Nightlight... lit

"Nice Aviance. Pretty!"
14 hours ago
GAE Challenge posted a photo

Sm-Ginko-Gourd+Stand-Debra Hillary

This is a small lumpy "ugly duckling" gourd, that I made into a vase covered with a design made from ginko leaves that were turning from green to yellow as they dropped last fall.
22 hours ago


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