Getting Ready -

Carved gourd. Painted with acrylics

For the holiday season which is right around the corner.  Hard to even think about Halloween with the temps in the 90’s and heat index in the 100’s!  Halloween gourds make so much sense here in Florida.   There are no guarantees that October is a cool temperature month and the real pumpkins don’t tolerate the heat so for those of us that are not really keen on the fake pumpkins we see at the craft stores a real gourd is a great alternative !

Carved gourds. The ghosts can be removed to insert a votive