Gourd Art Enthusiasts

Dedicated to Gourd Crafters, Artists and Gourd Art Fans

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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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Sandy Schneider replied to Sandy Schneider's discussion Unable to comment
"And now suddenly I can comment. Possibly because the site wanted me to sign in again.  Thanks."
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Unable to comment

Suddenly I am unable to comment on photos.  It says I need to be a member, and I am a member.  Any help would be appreciated.  Thank you.See More
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Grace Gresser commented on Mike Shular's photo

Composite close-up of Oak leaves and twigs

"This is really great looking and I can appreciate the work that went into this.  You must have a lot of patience.  Good job."
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Old Barn

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Brenda Jamison commented on Cindy Doran's photo


"Very pretty Cindy!"
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Brenda Jamison commented on Barbara Ward's photo


"Just lovely Barbara!"
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Brenda Jamison commented on Dona M Nelson's photo

scale box

"You do lovely work and such a small scale!"
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Brenda Jamison commented on Carrie Lynn Dearing's photo

Wolf Portrait 2014

"Beautiful piece!"
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