About our gourds...

My husband Gene is the gardener, and he grows as many hardshelled gourds as he can each season. I purchase the rest from farmers.  These Lagenaria gourds must be dried for several months to a year before they are ready to scrub, sand, drill, and paint. They are decorated with acrylics and oil pastels and sealed with polyurethane.  The painted gourds will retain their color forever if used indoors. I have some that are 25 years old that look exactly like the day I made them. A dried gourd is FOREVER!

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Artsy Ornaments  $16.

One-of-a-kind creations. I start with a dried banana gourd and decorate it with acrylics and oil pastels.  

Gourds For Sale

Santa Ornaments  $15.

Made from spoon gourds, Tennessee spinners and banana gourds I create the following:

  • Traditional Red Santa

  • Cool Blue Santa

  • Black Santa

  • Sunny Santa

  • Snowman Santa

  • Fleur de lis Santa

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Other Ornaments  $15. Using banana gourds, Tennessee spinners and spoon gourds I make the following ornaments:

  • Snowman

  • Angel

  • Beach Lady

  • Hula Girl

  • Pirate

  • Gourdfish

  • Witch

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Okragators  $15.

Well, I know, I know...they're not gourds, but they do come from the garden. Gene grows the okra, and dries it in a food dehydrator. (When small and tender it is really good to eat.) I custom sculpt the legs for each okragator body so they fit. 

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Okragator Ornaments

Decorative Folk Art Gourds - These range in price from

$28 - $48 depending on size

About 6 - 12" tall. Ish.

  • Red Santa

  • Blue Santa

  • Sunny Santa

  • Snowman

  • Beach Lady

  • Hula Girl

  • Angel

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Fine Art Gourds - These works of art range in price from $85 - $150 depending on size and amount of detail

Here are some examples of my fine art gourds. They are unique creations and are my absolute favorites to make. If you are interested, I will send photos, dimensions, and prices of exactly what is available. Most are quite large!

( Lemons for scale, not for sale, lol )

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