Today let's make cute little Toucan birds with pistachio shells. Toucans are big birds, with huge, colorful beaks as you can see in this picture from Pixabay. Our pistachio shell toucan birds will be tiny, of course, made from pistachio shells as they are, but they can be cute, as you will see: ... Continue Reading →
Here's something new - walnut shell embossing, using my own technique. If you read my previous post, Walnut Shell Emoticons for Christmas Cheer , you already know a little bit about it. That was my first experiment with embossing on a walnut shell. This time, I have tried to explore further possibilities and the results are... Continue Reading →
Here come walnut shell emoticons to add to the Christmas cheer! The Christmas trees are all up and ready, but small last minute additions are always welcome, aren't they? So what do you think of these? If you are wondering how to stick them to the tree, well, these two were made with two halves... Continue Reading →
Guess who paid me an early visit? None other than St Nick! If you want to have Santa Claus in your home next weekend here's what you have to do: First shell a few nuts, more specifically, walnut and pistachio. (You can always buy nuts with shells from Amazon, and if you click this link... Continue Reading →
Here comes a cute little walnut shell flower basket - extremely easy to make. Lovely decoration for your Christmas tree or that little hook on your wall. Materials used in making the walnut shell flower basket: Any twine (I used jute twine) Half a walnut shell glue straw or wire for the handle Flowers (I... Continue Reading →
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 →
Here's how to make a beautiful and majestic lion face from half a walnut shell. It's simple and easy and the result is astounding.
When my friend, Swarnali, suggested I make Walnut Shell Minions, I promptly agreed. But it turned out to be quite a challenge. I spent days thinking about how to make the arms and legs, their peculiar eyes, and most importantly, the clothes. Finally, I used lots of tape and other things: Materials I used to... Continue Reading →