DIY: Paisley chickens from gourds! Could also make plaid or polka-dot chickens! Excellent tutorial on creating the paisley design - breaks it down step by step.

paisleys

Gourd chickens...

Create some gossipy paisley chickens with dried gourds! Fun tutorial!

Gourd chickens.

Gourd Haven

paper mache chickens. Note the careful placement of the newspaper text to serve as coloration of feathers. Excellent work.

How to create signs made out of beans Need fantastic helpful hints on arts and crafts? Head to this fantastic site!

gourds, painted. my daughter would love these around the house this winter!

Owl Carved Gourd Birdhouse

Hand Painted Gourd Turtle by FromGramsHouse on Etsy, $18.00

Etch glass with your Dremel tool Check out these step-by-step directions for etching glass using a Dremel rotary tool.

How to build an elephant in 5 easy steps - Step 2

Bear Gourd Black Natural Centerpiece Decoration with Beehive Belly (mama bear only)---Love it for Andy!!

Step by step DIY fairy house - this post starts at the beginning --- large pinecones to use for shingles, dry-brushing on some sienna and metallic gold acrylic paint, polymer clay, water-based brush-on sealer called Diamond Flecto Varathane (Satin),

Fast and fun way to take a real gourd and make it a beautiful fall decor accessory!

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Chicken decor

Quilt by Ruth McDowell, 'Rooster'

Vine and Birds Gourd Box | Handcrafted keepsake box | Fair Trade – Dogwood Hill Gifts

How to Whistle With Your Fingers: 9 Steps (with Pictures) #survival #skill