Gourd Bag Exchange is
from previous excahnges)
You have heard of a grab
bag, well this will be a Gourd Bag. A box of surprises that will be sent
to you and one that you will send out to aname drawn for you! [of course
you have to enter first]
Your "Gourd Bag" MUST contain
a Minimum of 3 different items and they Must be Gourd Related Items.
Something one might be able to embellish on a gourd or to use in gourding.
--- Can be more than 3 items, whatever
your heart desires, but
Must have at least 3 items.
If possible, try to send
one item that is "Native to Your state", that can be used as an embellishment
or incorporated into gourd art. -- 2nd., 3rd. or More items can also be
of the above nature or can be other gourd
related items that your
partner Can Use. [no junky items, please] Quantity of each item should
be enough to do something with. Example: 1 devils claw would be sufficient,
but one or two pine needles would
No photos for this exchange.
---- Just a Thank You sent to your partner and a description of what you
receive sent to the Club Gourd list.
Interested? Send your full
name & home address to me: email@example.com
Please put Gourd Bag in the
Do NOT send your address to
Deadline to send your Entry
to Bev is: Thursday, June 24, 2004
SEND OUT your Gourd
Bag will be During the Week of July 11, 2004 ~~Not before and not after~~
Not much work to speak of
will be involved in this one, so that is why not much time is given to
|I have compiled a great
list of gourd related items suggested by Club Gourd members:
Philadendron Sheaths - Pine
needles - Pine Cones - Pods - Sinew - Bark - Sweet Grass - Sea Shells -
Devils Claw - River [sm] rocks or Pebbles - Dried Fungus - Acorns - Nuts
- Palm Flower Fonds - Driftwood - Animal Teeth / Bones Seeds - Gourds
- Patterns - Gourd Books Paint brushes - Foam Brushes - Antlers - Sea Sponge
- Leather strips - feathers - Beads - Colored Glass pieces - Raffia - Sm.
hinges & latches - Jobs Tears - Semi precious gems - Paper clay - Sculptey
- Sand paper - Sanding block - Emery boards - Copper Scrubber - Wooden
dowels - Gold leafing - Wax string - Plastic Rings - Bracelets - Egg Holders
- Jute - Exacto knife - Stylus - Tracing paper - Stencils - Colored Pencils
- Oil Pencils - Permanent Markers - Stain - Leather dye - Paste Wax - Good
Glue - Peat Pots - Plastic gloves - Garden Gloves - Q-Tips - Brass brush
-- - Polymer clay - Ornament tops - Glitter - Gourd I.D. chart - Tips sheets
- Tutorial - Instant Rust - Snow - Metallic thread or cord - Beading wire
and needle - Moss - Fancy Buttons - Yukka Fibers - Jewelry - etc.
Hope it will be a fun one
for you all to do.
Want to join in? --- You
can start sending your name & home address to me right away at: firstname.lastname@example.org
After entries are closed,
I will draw a name and email to you. You in turn will send your Gourd Bag
to that person.
P.S. PLEASE let me know When
you SEND OUT and when you RECIEVE YOUR Gourd Bags. Thanks.
Any questions or concerns,
be sure to notify me. ALSO, after entering the exchange, if you find for
some reason that you can Not fullfill you obligation, please let me know
right away so the matter can be taken care of.
NOTE: Anyone Not fullfilling
their exchange obligations, and not notifying me about it, will have to
set out the next 2 exchanges or possibly be banned from further exchanges.
Bev, Exchange Mgr.
Bev in Mich.
from our previous exchanges:
Egg exchange received
Cyhthia B to Sheila
Bowl exchange received
Sandra P to Janice D
Christmas exchange gourd
from Alyce W to Dad W
quick link to the
"Grins & Frowns" page -- where members list their exchange preferences.