Favorite Gourd Projects?

rootdiggerncMay 7, 2007

I have a bunch of birdhouse gourds and need some gourd project ideas? Thanks!

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danaoh

there is a great gourd forum - check it out

    Bookmark   May 7, 2007 at 12:15PM
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luvstocraft

All I have ever done with gourds is paint them. I'll post a couple pics for you to see. I also have a snowman and have started a Santa but never finished him yet.
I've seen some great looking birdhouses made from them too.

I didn't know we had a gourd forum on here, will have to check that out sometime too. Luvs



    Bookmark   May 7, 2007 at 2:01PM
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adellabedella_usa

I love the Ann/Andy gourds.

Have you done a google image search? THere are tons of ideas there.

    Bookmark   May 7, 2007 at 5:41PM
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Nonnie_GA

You can check my website to see if you see anything that you would like to do.

www.simplygourdgeous.net

Sandra

    Bookmark   May 8, 2007 at 11:22PM
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luvstocraft

Sandra, you do beautiful work, very professional. TFS Luvs

    Bookmark   May 9, 2007 at 11:54PM
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thrift_shop_romantic

Luvs, Ann and Andy-- TOO CUTE. I really wouldn't have expected those to be gourds.

--Jenn

    Bookmark   May 11, 2007 at 4:35PM
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FlamingO in AR

I occasionally paint a gourd or two. Mine usually look like houses, but I've done a few banks, too, sometimes combining the two.

This is one of the beach house our friends have in FL. It commemorates our first vacation there with them. There's a hidden door where the flamingo is. There's a wire glued to the inside of the door that has a loop on the end. The loop fits thru a small slot on the opposite side of the gourd and locking it in place is a miniature green hose coiled up.

This next one is a bank. In between the luna moths is a door that pops out. A piece of grapevine locks it closed.

    Bookmark   May 11, 2007 at 10:40PM
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luvstocraft

Flamingo, those are really great. What creative ways to disguise the doors. Great work. Luvs

    Bookmark   May 12, 2007 at 1:48AM
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oddie

Been off the computer for awhile ( only way to get my yard work done) sure am glad I didnt miss this post, luvs, your grouds are sooo cute! what a beautiful job you have done.
Sandra, I so love your red bowel, you have some real beautiful grouds on your site, the name says it all!
flamingo , love your grouds, you are so creative, beautiful job!
where can I find the groud fourm? I have tried searching but can not seem to find it.
Oddie

    Bookmark   May 16, 2007 at 8:26AM
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