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Rating Photos & other website tips

If you want to utilize this site fully, there are many extra features that you may not even realize are available.

Did you know you can rate photos? When you pull up a photo to look at the full sized picture, there are 5 greyed out stars to the right of the photo. You may click on these to assign 1-5 stars. If you've ever used Netflix or similar programs this works exactly the same. If one person rates a photo as a 5, and someone else as a 2, then that photo's score would be around a… Continue

Added by Bonnie Gibson on January 3, 2010 at 11:33am — No Comments

Blog versus Forum?

If you have a question, the forum is the best place to post your discussion. These posts will remain visible on the forum section for quite a while. If it's really important information, we can make them "featured posts" so they stay up top all of the time.

If you just want to make general statements or tell about what you are doing with gourds, then the blog area is for you. People can still reply to your posts, but important questions won't be lost as new entries push the old ones… Continue

Added by Bonnie Gibson on December 31, 2009 at 9:22am — 1 Comment

Gourd Calendar?

In previous years, someone has taken it upon themselves to gather gourd art photos from many artists and to create a wall calendar featuring that art. I know I participated for several years but I don't believe anyone has done so lately.. It takes a lot of work to get photos and permissions from all the of the different people - but nothing says you couldn't create a calendar with your own gourd art using one of the many photo services.

This year I searched for an art wall calendar… Continue

Added by Bonnie Gibson on December 28, 2009 at 7:30am — 6 Comments


Wow, I'm really enjoying all the photos people are posting! Thanks for sharing. Isn't the photo slideshow feature neat?

Added by Bonnie Gibson on December 19, 2009 at 8:18pm — 2 Comments

What do you want for Christmas?

I'm with Steve Martin in his SNL skit - where he says he wants "All the little children of the world to join hands and to sing a song of peace and harmony" (just before he asks for millions of dollars and lots of other stuff!) Or maybe I'd just like to have my short term memory back..... or a few more hours in each day....

More realistically, I'm curious what kinds of gourd related items everyone is hoping Santa will bring. I've been getting lots of questions about woodburners, saws,… Continue

Added by Bonnie Gibson on December 19, 2009 at 7:53am — 7 Comments

Add your photos!

Hope you'll consider adding some photos - they will be featured in a rotating display on the main page.

Added by Bonnie Gibson on December 18, 2009 at 2:06pm — No Comments


I'm just getting this site underway - but I encourage you to join and invite your friends. This format allows us to post blogs, photos, have a chat with friends and much more. I'll pass this along to my newsletter readers in the next issue and we will see how valuable an integrated site like this one can be!

Added by Bonnie Gibson on December 18, 2009 at 1:43pm — No Comments

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