DIY craft with plastic bottles is quite the in thing nowadays. So, I too used a plastic bottle in my nuttycraft - a walnut shell octopus with a plastic bottle (well, half a plastic bottle, as you will see). Materials used in making my walnut shell octopus: A walnut shell A plastic bottle (500 ml)... Continue Reading →
We have made pistachio shell flowers for a walnut shell flower basket before. Now can you make a pistachio shell lotus? Look closely - its easy. These budding lotuses are made using pistachio shells and pieces of peanut shells. Want to know more? Materials used in pistachio shell lotus pistachio shells peanut shells Pieces of... Continue Reading →
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 →
This is a sequel to my previous post, Peanut Shell Earrings. I made these pistachio shell pendants to match those earrings, so that together they form three sets of jewelry - funky and chic at the same time. How did I make them? Materials used to make pistachio shell pendants: pistachio shells (pairs) jump rings acrylic... 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.
Nutty Craft - The Book is now available on Amazon - both as a Kindle book and as paperback. It contains 21 things, including animals, birds, and figurines, you can make with nut shells - complete with pictures and procedures. I am extremely happy to bring my craft to you in this, more permanent form.... Continue Reading →
To make these little pistachio shell birds, I have to take you back to my previous post, the crab. Surprised? Actually the leftovers of the plastic straws that I used in making the crab are used up here. Here are the materials used in the pistachio shell birds: pistachio shells (of course!) pieces of plastic... Continue Reading →