Tools and Materials
Large dried gourd, available from florists or amishgourds.com
Wood-burning tool with a needle tip (23906), $30.99, by Versa, from Walnut Hollow
1. Print the number in any font and size. Cut out, and tape to a large dried gourd (available from florists).
2. Fit a wood-burning tool with a needle tip, and pierce evenly spaced holes into the gourd's skin, outlining the digits.
3. Add other decorative touches around the number with pencil; pierce again.