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

Jana Poulsen commented on Candy Miller's photo

Waves Filigreed Inlaid Nightlight

"I don't know which piece I like the best!  Wonderful finishes!"
1 hour ago
Jana Poulsen commented on Val Heitz's photo

mini gourds

"Great variety"
1 hour ago
Jana Poulsen commented on Kathy Lumsden's photo


"Your lines are great.   Nice piece, you careful work shows"
1 hour ago
Jana Poulsen commented on Alice Pawlowski's photo

acorn leaf bowl

"I can see why it was a best seller!"
1 hour ago
Jana Poulsen commented on Ray Conser's photo

Ginko biloba

"Good detail for an egg gourd"
1 hour ago
Jana Poulsen commented on Ray Conser's photo

Ginko biloba

"Fun piece"
1 hour ago
Jana Poulsen commented on sherell hutcheson's photo


"Let it snow, let it snow, let it snow!  What fun snowmen"
1 hour ago
Jana Poulsen commented on Susan Gordon's photo


"I enjoy your detailed patterns.  Well done"
1 hour ago
Jana Poulsen commented on Leslie Hargrove's photo

gourd nativity

"sweet display"
1 hour ago
Jana Poulsen commented on Hellen Martin's photo

Sisters of the Southwest

"For an ugly gourd, you made a spectacular piece"
1 hour ago
Jana Poulsen commented on June Johnson's photo

Dawn in the Forest

"Impressive piece"
1 hour ago
Grace Gresser commented on randy storm's photo


"It's great looking Randy. "
5 hours ago


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How to use the Gourd Enthusiasts site. This is the place to ask!

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