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This gourd craft book helps you make 10 different wall pockets—gourds shaped to form useful, decorative storage on your indoor and outdoor walls. Featuring 125 full-color photos, it offers projects for beginners as well as more advanced painters. Patterns, color palettes, supply lists, and gourd preparation guidance are detailed for each project. Then, following Crawford’s step-by-step directions, create 10 different wall pockets with themes including a realistic rabbit, a patriotic eagle, a cheerful candy jar, an intriguing petroglyph design, and more. Crawford’s latest how-to book is perfect for gourd crafters, painters, and crafters of any level. These wall pockets give a creative punch to your own décor, and make perfect gifts for family members and friends.
Size: 8 1/2″ x 11″ | 125 color images | 56 pp
ISBN13: 9780764350207 | Binding: soft cover
Sammie Crawford, also known as the Fairy Gourdmother®, has enjoyed multiple careers, but her favorite pursuitsince childhood has been art. She teaches decorative painting and iswell-known for her gourd art. Some of her gourd ornaments have hung onthe White House Christmas Tree and are in the Smithsonian Collection.She has published eleven books. She lives in Hot Springs, Arkansas.