Good Questions: Using Gourds for Holiday Decor?

Good Questions: Using Gourds for Holiday Decor?

Gregory Han
Dec 17, 2008

Dear AT, I have a huge bowl full of leftover gourds from Thanksgiving. They're in great shape and I don't want to throw them out. How can I make them Christmas-y? I was considering painting them silver and gold. But I thought this might be a good question for the site. Do you have any ideas? Maybe I'll try painting them and send you before/after pics.

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We've seen several hand decorated Christmas themed gourds, but think painting them in silver or gold sounds wonderful. Have any other readers out there used gourds in their winter holiday decorations?

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