Aug 12, 2020: FREE shipping on the "Challenge Gourds" box, plus fun Halloween gourd art and more!

August 11, 2020

Aug 12, 2020: FREE shipping on the "Challenge Gourds" box, plus fun Halloween gourd art and more!

Our Popular "Challenge Gourds" Box is Back In Stock, Get FREE Shipping* When You Order Today!
Price: $168.71, Just $79.95! (supplies limited)

Above: Phoebe Welburn with HUGE box of "Challenged Gourds'

Above: Phoebe Welburn shows samples of the type of beautiful gourd art that can be made with gourds in the fun NEW "Challenge Gourds" Box!

Coming up with a design that has a lot of cut-outs is a great way to work around blemishes, such as those found in the "Challenge Gourds" box. This fabulous gourd with inset tiger eye gemstones is by Susan K. Burton‎! Thank you, Susan, for sharing your art work with us on Facebook!

Another great idea for 'challenge gourds' is birdfeeders! We love this beautiful birdfeeder shared with us by Christie Delamater‎. Thank you, Christie, for posting your artwork!

This sweet gourd is by Cory Ryan! If you need extra pieces for lids or sculptures, the 'Challenge Gourds' box is a great solution. Thank you Cory, for sharing your gourd art with us!

Get FREE Shipping* on the box of "Challenged Gourds"!
Price: $168.71, Just $79.95!
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*Free shipping is for lower 48 States. Excludes, Alaska, Hawaii, Puerto Rico, and International orders.


Featured Gourd Post!

Thank you, Joni Hasselbach, for posting your Best of Show winner! We love the whimsical faces on the jewelry gourds and the fun 'bouquet' arrangement your design incorporates!


Awesome Gourd Art in the Gourd Art Marketplace!
(A place for buying and selling gourd art)

This incredible gourd figurine is by Suzana Olivari‎. She posted this along with several other pieces in the Gourd Art Marketplace with a price of 2,000 Croatian Kuna (about $314 USD). No other details were given (possibly because of the language barrier), but we encourage you to reach out to the artist if you are interested in buying any of her work! Use this link.

Stone-look birdhouse with pinecone roof, by Marjorie Knox! Marjorie writes in her post, "This is a small birdhouse that has a stone look finish and pinecone roof. Gourd is app. 9 inches tall. Shipping is by priority mail or can be picked up [in Findlay, OH]" Price $10. To visit this listing, use this direct link.

Beautiful Turtle Gourd box, by Donna Watkins! Donna writes in her post, ' I have two small turtle boxes. $75 each includes shipping to continental US. Or both for $140. The green turtle box lid is cut from the same gourd with a sliced shell handle. The inside is green flocked. Mama on the lid is surrounded by four “babies”. .Both are 6.5” diameter and about 6” high. Price $75. To visit this listing, use this direct link.

See all the fabulous art for sale and post your own gourd art!

Please Note: The direct links given for the Marketplace gourd art will work if you are using the old version of Facebook, but might now work if you did the upgrade Facebook has been pushing out in the last few weeks. We have sent Facebook multiple texts to try to get the problem fixed but so far there seems to be no way to offer a direct link to an individual post, just a link to the Marketplace Group. Most people feel this is fine since it is fairly easy to find the art pieces we feature here from the main page of the Gourd Art Marketplace.


Today's Featured Gourd Art!

This amazing carved gourd is by Lilly Sabo-Flaman‎! It won first place in Jordan Straker's contest, and we can see why! Kudos to Jordan for his instruction and to Lily for the incredible job she did on this gourd.

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Letters from Customers

"I love my small ornaments - they are so cute and the family will love them, too.-Huggs and Blessings" -Jaynne

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"I have always been pleased with my Welburn orders. I recently ordered the ornament gourds in two different sizes. I had not ordered them before and was happy with them. I have painted six of them and hope to paint more before Christmas. Welburn is my go to for my gourd supplies. Thank you." -Pam Price Reffitt

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"I just want to thank everyone down at the Welburn Farm for all your hard work... with the growing, the turning, the harvesting, the cleaning, the packing of orders, the customer service... and so on! Creating gourd art has changed my life and enhanced it in so many ways. Thank you for the work you do, so that artists can have such a wonderful “canvas” to work with! I’ve been a loyal customer since around 2000 and will continue to be. (PS. I love the ornaments!) Happy Holidays to you all!" -Diann