Decorated gourd ornaments

Use a simple wood burner to create any motif you like



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Time: 1 1/2 hours for 6 gourds (depending on the intricacy of the patterns)

Cost: About $2 per gourd

Tools and materials

Wood-burning tool

Dried gourds (sources)

A variety of wood-burning nibs

Spray-on clear acrylic coating

Hot glue gun and glue sticks

Ribbon for hanging

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