Create a stunning array of bowls, birdhouses, and ornaments. A gallery of 16 color photographs provides ideas for your own creations. Chip-carving on Gourds is a gentle, relaxing handcraft that any beginner or seasoned gourd crafter can learn and enjoy. Step-by-step instructions, along with 176 color photographs, show how to chip and chisel a gourd into a decorative piece for the house or outside. Best of all, only basic, simple tools are needed; no electric cords, no noise, no dust.
This box contains 10 washed 4"-5" gourds, variety of shapes and sizes including, bottle, cannonball, dipper and more. Perfect for making ornaments, fun for both young and old gourd enthusiasts. Families or groups will enjoy painting and creating with this fun box of washed, ready to craft, dried gourds.
This is a great buy for anyone who needs a couple of gourd birdhouses to provide homes for their nesting birds. You get 2 gourd birdhouses, variety of shapes and colors (will vary) with a 1-1/8" or 1-1/2" entrance hole. Drainage holes in bottom, leather hanging strap, may have some very minor imperfections, which do not make any difference in the performance of the birdhouse. Gourds may be a combination of kettle style, dipper style or bottle style birdhouse in a variety of colors.
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.