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Donna Wiseman replied to Gary Waldele's discussion Gourd skin how yo soften
"I have a bag of wet potting soil and bury the gourd in it and the next day take it out and wash it and use a metal scrubber or putty knife."
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Brenda Jamison commented on Brenda Jamison's photo
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Golden Feathers

"Thank you ladies."
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Brenda Jamison commented on Sarah castro's photo
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"Very nice Sarah!"
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Georgia Cunningham commented on Nancy J Overmyer's photo
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"Your work is absolutely lovely, so artistic."
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Golden Feathers

"Beautiful. I didn't know these were so popular"
Monday
Sarah castro posted a status
"Getting ready for the new season of shows."
Monday
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Helen Child commented on Nancy J Overmyer's photo
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Elm Leaf bowl

"Nice work. Where do you get your thick gourds?"
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Helen Child commented on Nancy J Overmyer's photo
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"I like this. Its interesting with the colors and depth."
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Helen Child commented on Patricia Farley's photo
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"Various elements come together nicely. Very attractive piece."
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Helen Child commented on Brenda Jamison's photo
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Golden Feathers

"Pretty. Well done."
Monday
Brenda Jamison posted a photo

Golden Feathers

This large club gourd has wood burned feathers all around the top and every other one is gold leafed one gold, one variegated gold leafing. It has turquoise cabs as adornment. 5 1/2" tall x 21" around. Painted in Ink dye, minwax & acrylic paint.
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