I found a piece of wood - a twig and brought it home. It was sturdy and lightweight and made me feel it had potential. What could I make with it? something pretty for myself. I toyed with the idea of a wardrobe accessory. I cleaned and brushed it; rubbed it with sandpaper. It definitely... Continue Reading →
For a while, I have been away from my nuttycraft. Life happened; Covid happened. But I have been saving my nut shells all along. Let's hope new nutshell items will come again soon. Meanwhile, here's something for you to enjoy. Bringing you a few of the sweet little jingles, which are a great gift to... Continue Reading →
How many of you have seen a banana flower? If you are city folk, you may'nt have seen it. This is what it looks like: Do you think you can make a pistachio shell replica of this? Here's how to make pretty little banana flower earrings with pistachio shells. Materials required: Pistachio shells - three... Continue Reading →
I came across a picture of this majestic bird, the American bald eagle, and felt it deserves a walnut shell replica.
The bitter gourd (or bitter melon, if you please) is here to take away your bitterness and lift your spirits during the Global lock down and isolation due to the corona virus! After all, what better way to ward off your boredom and loneliness than to indulge in your favorite, walnutshell craft? Hope you do... Continue Reading →
Yes! this time I made a Stegosaurus with nut shells - walnut and pistachio shells. It's so simple and easy to make, I wonder why I did not think of it before. Here: watch this video to see how I made it. A stegosaurus is a type of herbivorous dinosaur. It is characterised by huge... Continue Reading →
Nutty Craft In the affairs of men, the famous poet observed,What's timing is important. (The psalms agree.) Creative talent, where praise is deserved must therefore be suited to the taste of the age, like dress or music, where the new compares with the familiar, only more something – or less – as the artist dares.... Continue Reading →