The Backyard Barn
Hand-Carved Gourds and Unique Crafts
About The Backyard Barn
Located on 6 country acres in the beautiful upstate of South Carolina. We create beautiful and functional Bowls and Birdhouses that feature hand-carved intricate designs, each one unique!
Meet the Artists
Angela, a self-taught Artist, has been drawing and painting since childhood. After experimenting with several mediums, the discovery of gourds and their wonderful versatility and character led to a whole new creative outlet.
John, a former Electronics Technician, uses his skills to hand-carve intricate designs on gourds with such precision, many assume they are done by machine. Together, he and Angela collaborate to create beautiful and functional gourd bowls and designs. No two are ever alike!
They are as varied as people. Big, small, tall, short, thin, fat, smooth, rough, each one with its own character. When we select a gourd to work with we hold it, turn it, study it, study it and allow it to speak to the artist in us.
View our Art…..
Please view our showcase of gourd art. Bird houses, bowls, Christmas decorations, Fairy gardens and more. Each item hand crafted and unique.
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