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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Lee Jam commented on Judy Gorrell's photo

Nez Perce warrior Three Eagles

"Beautiful burning in figure and border... love the inscription.  Nice design all around. "
2 hours ago
Graham Ottoson posted a status
"I was inspired by the tutorial in The Gourd (latest issue) to try embroidery (see photo). Next time maybe I'll even add colors..."
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Graham Ottoson posted a photo
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Graham Ottoson posted a status
"GAE Friends! I finally noticed that my e-mail address was wrong, all this time! If I never replied to you, sorry! I will now! I fixed it."
2 hours ago
Judy Gorrell posted a photo

Nez Perce warrior Three Eagles

Wood burned and gourd dyes..
3 hours ago
BETTIE LAKE posted photos
8 hours ago
BETTIE LAKE posted a status
"These have gourd paper embellishments. A lot of work, but a fun experience.Buy them at www.gourdblossomjewelry.com"
8 hours ago
BETTIE LAKE posted a discussion

Az Gourd Retreat

"Gourding in the Pines" Gourd Retreat in Prescott in April. Three days of gourds, great food and friendship. 25 openings. Get your deposit in now. Check it out at www.azgourdretreat.infoSee More
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June E. Babin posted a status
"Inktense pencils and blocks/Rich colors and effects!"
13 hours ago
June E. Babin posted a status
"Took a trip to Pineville, LA to Ms Zelda's farm to add a few gourds/book to my collection!"
13 hours ago
Jim Martin posted photos
Susan Norris commented on Anne Boquist's photo

Hang on Hopalong

"Hi Anne, That piece of art is amazing!  So creative and very well done. Good imagination.  Im inspired thanks."


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