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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Linda Prince commented on Diane Bruder's photo

Western Gourd

"Nice on Diane!"
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Linda Prince commented on GAE Challenge's photo


"That's cool!  I really love it!"
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Linda Prince commented on Carrie Lynn ~ Formerly Dearing's photo

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"Carrie Lynn, formerly Dearing, (haha), I love this!  Just so serene."
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Linda Prince commented on Brenda Jamison's photo

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"Great job Brenda"
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Linda Prince commented on rhonda cooper's photo


"Really nice gour Rhonda!  Each section is unique!"
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Linda Prince commented on Kristy Dial's photo

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"Kristy, just love the pieces you put up and the creativity!  Just wonderful!"
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Linda Prince commented on Cynthia Ford's photo

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"Love this!"
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Linda Prince commented on Amy Gelley's photo

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"Love it Amy! "
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Linda Prince commented on Gloria Christian's photo


"Gloria, at first I thought, "That's so simple for Gloria, she does a lot more detail", but then I REALLY looked at it and I'm thinking, "how cool is that!"  It's as if the balls are rolling around the gourd on…"
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How to use the Gourd Enthusiasts site. This is the place to ask!

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Gourding Techniques and Tips

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