Making Gourd Ornaments (Paperback)

Making Gourd Ornaments By Angela Mohr Cover Image


162 clear color photos and lively instructions teach readers to create imaginative and colorful Christmas ornaments made from hard-shelled, miniature gourds. The designs include birdhouses, snowmen, angels, tree balls, double tree balls, tree toppers, and wall hangings. Step-by-step instructions proceed from initial gourd cleaning to final painting, wood burning, and the installation of hangers. Simple tools are required to complete the projects. Advice for growing gourds and a gallery of finished ornaments are provided to fire the reader's imagination to create beautiful handcrafted objects.

About the Author

Angela Mohr's passion for gourd ornaments began fifteen years ago with a bumper crop of gourds in her backyard garden. She has been making ornaments at home in Stephens City, Virginia, ever since.

Product Details
ISBN: 9780764327162
ISBN-10: 076432716X
Publisher: Schiffer Craft
Publication Date: September 20th, 2007
Pages: 64
Language: English