"LouAnn I am so happy to hear from you. I have not been online for so long. I have been very ill and have not been gourding. I placed ten of my gourds in a store a year ago and they have ony sold one. I sold a few a local…"
"Thank you Mary, I am amazed at the passion I have developed which drives me to learn all I can about this craft/art. Here in the mountains, where I live, access to information is not readily available. I am grateful for this group where…"
"Bonnie I love your response and thank you. Like June, I am new to gourding (started this past January) and have developed a burning passion for the art. I have found that there are no limits to what I can do when my imagination gets…"
"Clinton I thank you for your comment. This was a wedding gift and I did three others before I completed this one and knew it was right for the couple. As I am so new at gourding, I still have so much to learn. Here in the mountains…"
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I bought some gourds from a vegetable stand last year (had no plans for them). Then came the winter and I was stuck in doors for a week and began painting the gourds I had stored away. I was hooked and now paint, carve, and burn them. I tend to lean toward a southwestern theme most times. But I love do int it and have been accepted in my first craft fair this coming November. Jessica R. de Ruise
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