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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Arleen Guilfoyle commented on Ann Light's photo

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"Spectacular ...design and artwork....WOW "
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Linda Prince commented on joyce de ruyter's photo

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"Love this piece!  It's great! "
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Fran Elliott commented on Diana Tollenaar's photo


"I enjoy seeing what you have created."
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shannon ashcroft commented on Anne Boquist's photo


"I love this. Great job."
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Brenda Jamison commented on shannon ashcroft's photo
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Brenda Jamison commented on shannon ashcroft's photo

Photo uploaded on July 27, 2015

"Very good job on the carving."
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shannon ashcroft posted photos
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Julia G. Pulcifer commented on sherry benedict's photo


"Love your sense of creativity!! "
Julia G. Pulcifer commented on sherry benedict's photo


"Very nice! Great use of long-handled dipper gourd - is the blue base a separate gourd? "
Amy Gelley commented on Diana Tollenaar's photo


"So very FINE!  great PIECE."
Amy Gelley commented on joyce de ruyter's photo

Cut out gourd small

"Fabulous job!"


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