Painted Birdhouse Gourds

painted birdhouse gourds

I've been working on a few gifts for family.... painted birdhouse gourds! 

I painted some with my family earlier this fall (check them out here), but this time I got my husband to drill holes in them so that they can be used for actual birdhouses. 

painted birdhouse gourd

With a little acrylic paint and a final coat of polyurethane, I think they turned out quite nicely :) 

painted birdhouse gourd
painted birdhouse gourd
painted birdhouse gourd

5 comments:

  1. These are so cool! ^^ I love the designs you used and the colors you chose!

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  2. These are so pretty! Did you grow the gourds yourself? How long do they have to sit to be dry enough to make into a birdhouse? You did a great job painting them!

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  3. So pretty and eyecatching! I would love to receive a handmade gift like this-hope your family loves them!

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  4. do post about the drying techniques and cutting of these gourds...They are very very beautiful...I love them..... Have been trying this myself, but did not succeed..... Do post a tutorial...

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