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 →
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 →
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 →