Gourd Jack O Lantern

October 28th, 2008 in member junk     
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This is a gourd I grew several years ago. I cut off the top just like on a pumkin. I then cut out the face. The hard part was finding just the right well worn handle with wooden knob for that size gourd. You can put a candle inside if it is in a votive.

Pattern or design used: My own design
posted in: member junk, seasonal, country, family room, outdoor spaces

Comments (7)

shabbychick writes: What a cool homegrown project! The handle is perfect too!

Kathy Posted: 9:21 am on October 29th
suewhitney writes: You grew it yourself? Wow, I'm impressed! Very nice idea, I love the handle you found.

Take care,
Sue Posted: 8:01 am on October 29th
junktiqueboutique writes: Gourds are easy to grow, they just take up a lot of room because the vines take over every where. That is the only type gourd I grew. There are so many shapes to choose from.
I buy them when I find them at garage sales. A lot easier. Posted: 9:26 pm on October 28th
csudderth writes: Love it. Is it hard to grow gourds? What type of soil do you need?
Christy Posted: 8:59 pm on October 28th
MimiToria writes: Hard to believe this was a gourd grown in your own yard. It looks like your patience with waiting to find the perfect handle paid of, and now you've got a self grown, hand made, custom one-of-a-kind designer gourd.
Gretchen Posted: 8:04 pm on October 28th
LuAnn writes: Good job!!

LuAnn Posted: 7:40 pm on October 28th
Chovey writes: Very cute!!

cynthia Posted: 7:09 pm on October 28th
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