Building Gourd Birdhouses with the Fairy Gourdmother®

Sammie Crawford

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Offer your feathered neighbors a handcrafted home. This detailed project book for making and decorating gourd birdhouses and feeders is complete with patterns, color palettes, supply lists, and step-by-step directions for each project. The Fairy Gourdmother® walks you through creating ten birdhouses and feeders decorated in brilliant colors. From a charming hacienda birdhouse to a wall-mounted house in the shape of a wide-brimmed hat to a delightfully sarcastic hanging cat's head birdhouse, birds will flock to nest in your creative backyard subdivisions. Ideal for the aspiring gourd crafter, this how-to book has nearly 140 images and patterns with helpful painting, assembly, and gourd selection tips.

Size: 8 1/2" x 11" | 140 color photos | 96 pp
ISBN13: 9780764337369

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Sammie Crawford, a professional designer, author, and teacher, has been painting since 1987 and has published five books on gourd painting. She lives in Arkansas.