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Latest Activity

Helen Child commented on Susan Gordon's photo


"I like your snakes. I would like to see them hung on the wall."
33 minutes ago
Helen Child commented on Susan Gordon's photo
35 minutes ago
Helen Child commented on Susan Gordon's photo


"Very pretty."
35 minutes ago
Helen Child commented on Judy Richie's photo

Splash of Color (2)

"Gorgeous. "
36 minutes ago
Helen Child commented on heru prastyo's photo


"Nice gourds."
38 minutes ago
Alice Pawlowski commented on Alice Pawlowski's photo

scarecrow #2

"Thanks Sherry, No Sylvia he was the one sitting up just like the pic above with the gourd totem pole next to him"
48 minutes ago
Brenda Jamison commented on Judy Richie's photo
1 hour ago
Brenda Jamison commented on Judy Richie's photo

Two Antlers

"As always, wonderfully done!"
1 hour ago
joyce de ruyter commented on joyce de ruyter's photo

Gourd Bowl

"Thanks ladies.  Appreciate the comments."
1 hour ago
Mike Bachman commented on Judy Richie's photo

Splash of Color (2)

"occasionally an artist blows me away and you’ve done it with your talent. your gourds are beautiful."
1 hour ago
heru prastyo posted photos
4 hours ago
Linda Lantz replied to Linda Lantz's discussion Making your own Alcohol Dyes
"I don't do facebook, weird huh!  But still wanting to find someone who has made their own dye.  My point was to use up all the powered Rit dye I already have on hand."
11 hours ago


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October 2014


Using this Website Questions

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

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General Questions

Anything GOURD related that isn't covered in the other categories!

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Gourding Techniques and Tips

Carving, Weaving, Painting - anything about "How-to"!

158 discussions

Embellishments and Products

Anything related to products and supplies for embellishing your gourd art.

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Paints, Dyes and Finishes

Paints, sprays, dyes, inks - anything for coloring or finishing a gourd.

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Shows, Selling, Photographing and Displaying Gourds

Questions and Answers - booths, shows, galleries, displays and more.

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Tools and Safety

Tool discussions and anything to do with safety and health.

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This is the place to post notices of teaching opportunities, applications, contest information or other general news (not events - those go in the events area).

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Post your tutorials here to share with others.

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Growing Gourds and related questions

Anything about gourds, seeds, gourd pollination, etc.

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