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 →
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 →
This time, I have more pistachio shell craft, somewhat similar to what I presented to you before, but with a twist or two. For example, recall the flower and the bee of my last post. This time it's a bee made of pistachio shells only - no walnut shells. Materials used in bee-making: Four pistachio... Continue Reading →
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 →