Top 6 Peanut Shells DIY Craft Ideas

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 →

The Walnut Shell Minions are Here!

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 →

Nut Shell Craft Inspired by Lord Ganesha

It is the grand festival of Lord Ganesha, perhaps one of the most loved Hindu Gods of our times. He is also loved by artists all over the world and is, perhaps, the most artistically rendered.  Lord Ganesha Prayer Shloka in Sanskrit वक्रतुण्ड महाकाय सूर्यकोटि समप्रभ । निर्विघ्नं कुरु मे देव सर्वकार्येषु सर्वदा ॥ Vakra-Tunndda... Continue Reading →

Walnut Shell Pendants – Mandala Art

Walnut shell pendants can be made simply by painting on one half of the shell, right? Well, you're almost there. There's just a little more to it.  What I used to make these walnut shell pendants: My imagination Walnut shell halves Marker pen (to sketch the pattern) Acrylic colors Varnish Jewelry findings Mandala art First... Continue Reading →

Walnut Shell Jewel Box

How would you like to have a little jewel box made of a walnut shell? You can easily make one (or more) for yourself if you follow my process. Here goes... These are the things I used to make my Walnut Shell Jewel Box: My imagination A whole walnut shell, neatly broken into two halves... Continue Reading →

DIY Pistachio Shell Earrings

My very first experiment with nut shells was to make earrings out of pistachio shells. I love eating pistachios. Though they are a bit expensive, they are a very healthy food, nutritionally dense. According to the Wikipedia, the pistachio is a desert plant, a member of thee cashew family. The pistachio shells split naturally a look... Continue Reading →

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