The shape of an Apple Gourd makes it perfect to decorate for beginning artists. Ten projects include a 'Be My Valentine' gourd, fish and rooster adorned gourds, a gourd decorated with gift wrapper, and a 'Thinking of You' gourd with well-wishes written on it. There are many techniques presented. Through 178 color images and step-by-step directions you can use color, paper, common art supplies, and special effects as decorations. A gallery of finished projects will inspire your own creations.
Our gourd birdhouse kit is an excellant way to get started and learn how to make your own gourd birdhouse. The kit contains a pre-drilled entrance hole in the gourd, you learn how to clean out the gourd with the scraping tool included in the kit. Instructions on how to finish drilling your hanging and drainage holes using your own drill, and adding the finish to the outside of the gourd. Hanging rawhide strap included. Your supply your own finishing supplies. Or use natural if you desire. A great starter kit for young and old alike!
An excellent way to get started making gourd bird houses. Everything you need to get started in one convenient kit. You choose the dye color. This kit contains: one 6" – 8" gourd, one birdhouse hole saw, one bottle of leather dye (your choice of color), a long gourd scraping tool, and a leather strip for hanging the birdhouse. Individual retail price for the items in this kit is $43.40. This is an extreme bargain!
Choose your dye color and enter your selection in the comment/notes section near the bottom of the checkout page. Dye color choices: Yellow, Navy Blue, Tan, Turquoise, Aqua Green, Maroon, Light blue, Red, Orange, Russet, Mahagony, Burgundy or British Tan
Gourd Birdhouse with a Blue Bird painted on the side. Medium sized gourd with a 1-1/2" hole, perfect size for bluebirds. Sealed for outdoor use, ready to hang with a leather strap. Image may vary from picture shown as each are individually painted.