How many of you have seen a banana flower? If you are city folk, you may'nt have seen it. This is what it looks like: Do you think you can make a pistachio shell replica of this? Here's how to make pretty little banana flower earrings with pistachio shells. Materials required: Pistachio shells - three... Continue Reading →
I came across a picture of this majestic bird, the American bald eagle, and felt it deserves a walnut shell replica.
The bitter gourd (or bitter melon, if you please) is here to take away your bitterness and lift your spirits during the Global lock down and isolation due to the corona virus! After all, what better way to ward off your boredom and loneliness than to indulge in your favorite, walnutshell craft? Hope you do... Continue Reading →
This time, I have more pistachio shell craft, somewhat similar to what I presented to you before, but with a twist or two. For example, recall the flower and the bee of my last post. This time it's a bee made of pistachio shells only - no walnut shells. Materials used in bee-making: Four pistachio... Continue Reading →
My friend brought me sackful of walnuts.....Then she decided to add another favor and show me an easier and more effective of cracking the walnuts open.
This week's DIY craft with walnut shells is a walnut shell mandolin! What is a mandolin? A mandolin is a stringed musical instrument used by some of the greatest musicians. It is somewhat like a guitar, but it is not a guitar! Here is a picture for your reference (Image by ilbelpaese from Pixabay) One... Continue Reading →
This week's project is making a car with half a walnut shell. Take a look at these pictures of my walnut shell cars. Looks easy enough, no? So how to go about making a walnut shell car? Materials required: Half a walnut shell Buttons or beads for wheels Toothpicks (optional) for axles Silver wrapping paper... Continue Reading →