little messy missy

little messy missy

Thursday, September 9, 2010

Gourds

  
Bird Egg Gourds
    
Swan Gourd and Bird House Gourds.
        
Crown Of Thorns Gourd.
  
Bird House Gourd
    
Cave Man Club Gourd (Just the bottom It was too high for me to get a good pick).
  
Long Bottle Neck Gourd
   
Small Bird House Gourd
  
Bottle Neck Gourd
  
Bird Egg Gourds
I LOVE gourds!!! I carve or wood burn them when they dry. I have many different varieties these are just a few. Here is a picture of one that has been wood burned.

13 comments:

Debra She Who Seeks said...

You are the Goddess of Gourds!

Sharon said...

Ooh! I love gourds! You have so many different varieties, have never seen a Crown of Thorns gourd!
Wood burned gourd is really special!

Rosey said...

A very tasteful work of art. I love the finished piece.

jillytacy said...

These are so cool! You amaze me over and over again with your talents! Your wood burned gourds are beautiful!!! I hope you'll share more pictures of your harvest and your finished gourds.

Rue said...

Such cool varieties! I really like what you do with them - beautiful!

Ceekay- Thinkin of Home said...

I didn't know there were that many different gourds. And your carvings are wonderful!!

Jeanne said...

Of My Gourds! I think I am in gourd heaven!! What a gourd-esly green thumb you have!
Have you ever tried growing the big huge gourds? I think they're called Kettle Gourds?

And your wood burning is gorgeous! :0)

Noe Noe Girl...A Queen of all Trades. said...

A woman of many talents! I have never had any luck with gourds even tho I like them alot. Maybe another try is in order!
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Crazy Amy said...

Your garden in beautiful! I have always love the burned gourds...i've some from Peru and Mexico and love them...so impressive

Odd Chick said...

These are super gorgeous!! I love the designs, the beautiful shine and that you find them and grow them- your own canvas! awesome stuff!

Bob said...

wow, those wood burnings are fabulous missy.

val said...

the artwork you do with them is amazing!

We had too much rain this summer so our gourds got yucky...

Melinda Cornish said...

these are just wonderful!!!! I love them all....

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