What a cute birdhouse! Created using two gourds, a roof cut from the top of a round gourd, and an apple gourd for the base. Stained to look like and acorn, sealed with polyurethane for outdoor use. Birds love gourds for nesting!
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.