It's time again for more nutty craft - here we come with a flower and a bee. Oh, what a pair! And what a lovely fridge magnet they make!
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 →
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 →
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 →
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 →
This Walnut Shell Helicopter is dedicated to my little nephew, who is absolutely besotted with airplanes and helicopters. I hope, dear reader, you will like it too. If you do, please leave a word of encouragement or a rating or even a suggestion for a better craft or a better post. What did I... Continue Reading →
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 →