For a while, I have been away from my nuttycraft. Life happened; Covid happened. But I have been saving my nut shells all along. Let's hope new nutshell items will come again soon. Meanwhile, here's something for you to enjoy. Bringing you a few of the sweet little jingles, which are a great gift to... Continue Reading →
Some people do not like them because they are wriggly and worm-like. But did you know caterpillars come in a variety of colors and patterns, and eventually, they develop into even more colorful butterflies and moths. Today I bring you peanut-shell caterpillars.
Nut shell snail - quite a tongue-twister, isn't it? Well, it's the season of the snails in India, or almost. The monsoons are when their burrows are flooded and they come out in the open. Now here's a snail I have created with nut shells. It's very easy to make and I'm going to show... Continue Reading →
Simple, beautiful, elegant, yet easy to make - such are peanut shell earrings. Take a look at the pictures and you'll know you can make a pair too.
Halloween is round the corner. Time to carve pumpkins. But we nuttycrafters have nut shells, not pumpkins. Can we make Halloween creatures out of nut shells? Let's see. Trick or treat? Let's take the treat first and eat up our nut kernels. Next, let's do a trick and convert the nutshell into a pumpkin. All... Continue Reading →
Today we'll see how to make a peacock with nut shells. But why peacock? It's the time of the Durga Pooja - where I come from, that's the biggest festival of the year. The Goddess Durga, the daughter of the mountains, has come to visit her paternal home on earth. She is accompanied by her... Continue Reading →
I have been focusing on walnut and pistachio shells. But peanut shells have never been far from my mind. Recently I searched the World Wide Web to see if other people are doing things with peanut shells and to my surprise, I found that a lot of people are busy making beautiful Christmas ornaments with... Continue Reading →