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

Hellen Martin commented on Bob Craig's photo

Madre y hijos

"This is cute "
42 minutes ago
Darla Hines commented on GAE Challenge's photo


"Kita was a great horse, we had lots of fun hours riding together. How many hours did we spend out at Hunters View and other places!"
12 hours ago
Bob Craig posted photos
13 hours ago
Betty Powers replied to Kathleen Ann Wertz's discussion Transparent Acrylics
"Thanks for posting Kathleen, I also like the purple and green the best. Your yarn and leaf compliment it. I will have to give it a try! "
14 hours ago
Brenda Jamison commented on Brenda Jamison's photo

Indian Pot side 1

"Thanks Judy!"
15 hours ago
Lesley Orr posted photos
16 hours ago
Darla Hines commented on randy storm's photo


"Cute, cute, CUTE!"
16 hours ago
Darla Hines commented on Arturo J. Ramirez's photo


"I really like this piece."
16 hours ago
Darla Hines commented on Arturo J. Ramirez's photo


"Very nice piece."
16 hours ago
Darla Hines commented on Lorraine Benolken Hassel's photo

gourd 10.15.14

"Great piece."
16 hours ago
Judy Folkman commented on Brenda Jamison's photo

Indian Pot side 1

"Ooohh I like this one!!"
17 hours ago
Jana Poulsen commented on Pam Stotts's photo

Woodburned chickadee

"Your burning is amazing.  Such a delicate touch.  Do you use green cleaned gourds?"
17 hours ago


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