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Pistachio shell Vase Tutorial (Recycling)

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Pistachio shell Vase Tutorial (Recycling)

I enjoy making creative stuff with ordinary things..a few days back I make this flower pot/paintbrush holder/vase or anything else you can say..the most ordinary thing I have used here is Pistachio shells ;) I love eating salted fried pistachios a lot & I am in a habit of keeping their shells in a crafty packet,so I can make several things ! its a first try :)lets see my today’s fun creation..

Pistachio shell Vase Tutorial (Recycling)

Pistachio shell Vase

Pistachio shell Vase

This steel holder/can is basically a perfume casing,When I got this perfume on my birthday,I like its can cover first & then its fragrance..

Pistachio shell Vase

Pistachio shell Vase

~ Process ~
I paste these shells with any transparent glue(you can use mod podge)I am using movileth German glue because after making 30 cool creations now my mod podge is about to end..
You can make any thick & big shape,I make a thin design because I want to have its dark red color!
Leave it until dry!
Pistachio shell Vase

Pistachio shell Vase

  I use plaid folkart acrylic paints for painting these pistachios in two colors,(vanilla & strawberry..yummy)
When the paint get dry,I paste some pearl beads on it..
I make a few rough strokes of flat brush too!
At the end I apply mod podge sparkle on it & its done!
Pistachio shell Vase

Pistachio shell Vase

 What do you think..is it looking good?
I haven’t decided yet,how to use it..as a pencil/brush holder?paper flower pot?mental vase or what..? you can give me your valuable suggestions too :)
Have a Nice Day Friends
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56 Comments

56 Comments

  1. Nana

    March 30, 2012 at 9:22 am

    What a smart and creative idea!!!!

    Nana

  2. sahar awan

    March 30, 2012 at 11:00 am

    wao its great attempt

  3. Sara Hassan

    March 30, 2012 at 12:22 pm

    Such a captivating creation! Amazing :)

  4. Artsy VaVa

    March 30, 2012 at 1:49 pm

    Very cool! Love the shells.

  5. meijo's JOY

    March 30, 2012 at 2:01 pm

    Wow! You are the creative queen!

  6. Dr Sonia S V

    March 30, 2012 at 2:34 pm

    What a coincidence only this morning my kiddo and I did some pista shell crafts– I let her enjoy to her hearts content– ours is pure kiddy work not at all as elegant as your beautiful work!

  7. Michelle L.

    March 30, 2012 at 3:11 pm

    Hi, K! Such yummy pink and green colors you chose for the shells!

  8. CREATIVE MIND

    March 30, 2012 at 4:00 pm

    Thank you friends :) I enjoy its making…

  9. TOÑO

    March 30, 2012 at 4:48 pm

    Good idea use her shiny pistachio, a very clever job.
    Greetings from Barcelona

  10. Aparna

    March 30, 2012 at 5:27 pm

    i loved the pastel colors pink light green…on the shells beautiful work :)

  11. pitavola

    March 30, 2012 at 5:34 pm

    Una idea maravillosa! como te envidio tu creatividad
    Bsos

  12. Vicki

    March 30, 2012 at 5:44 pm

    Cute! Neat idea!

  13. cookingvarieties

    March 30, 2012 at 6:47 pm

    hi khadija. this is very interesting. beautiful artwork using pistachio shells? lasting?
    i wish i know this art- good for you. have a nice day dear and take care

  14. Effie's Sweet Home Designs

    March 30, 2012 at 6:52 pm

    HI KHADIGIA, MY SWEET PRETTY FRIEND!
    CLEVER CREATION !
    KISSES!!!!!!

  15. Noblesse

    March 30, 2012 at 7:14 pm

    so cute and pretty, it looks yummy:)))

  16. chillin with Quillin

    March 30, 2012 at 7:29 pm

    lovely !!!
    Paula

  17. CREATIVE MIND

    March 30, 2012 at 8:35 pm

    Thanks Lovelies :)
    this is a fun art,definately lasting but depends on your glue stickiness!! So many ideas & ways to use these useless pista shells :)
    have fun doing experiments!

  18. Poonam Borkar

    March 30, 2012 at 11:31 pm

    wow..this looks so beautiful..very creative dear!!

  19. ahestebeste

    March 31, 2012 at 9:26 am

    Can’t believe it, I collect lots of pistachio shells too. You well done honey as always.It seems very lovely, health into your hands!(An idiom in Turkish, we say in Turkish ‘Ellerine sağlık’)
    See you lovely creative lady:)

  20. NanE

    March 31, 2012 at 1:02 pm

    Now that is very creative! I never would have thought to reuse pistachio shells and my hubby eats them all the time! LOL, he already calls me a hoarder, if I started saving his shells he would think I was “nuts”! Love what you’ve done with the can. Thanks for stopping by my blog, Nan

  21. maha

    March 31, 2012 at 7:08 pm

    luks beautifull..loved it
    maha

  22. LDH

    March 31, 2012 at 11:56 pm

    I LOVE this! Recently, I was thinking about what to do with a pile of pistachio shells I had because they seemed to interesting to just toss out. I couldn’t think of anything. Now, the next time I have some, I will know just what to make :)

  23. huda

    April 1, 2012 at 6:11 am

    wonderful post
    love the way you post

    http://glamorousgirlblog.blogspot.com/

  24. CREATIVE MIND

    April 1, 2012 at 8:22 am

    Thank you friends :) I appreciate your sweet words !!

  25. Susanne

    April 1, 2012 at 9:17 am

    what a great way to use the shells, the vase turned yout great!
    Wish you a nice sundag :)

  26. kitty

    April 1, 2012 at 1:42 pm

    Querida amiga: un trabajo de reciclaje estupendo.
    Creo que te quedaría bien con una flores en papel y te quedaría el detalle perfecto.
    Felicitaciones y muchas gracias por tu amable comentario en mi blog.
    Un abrazo amiga desde España.

  27. Zabrinah

    April 1, 2012 at 9:30 pm

    I love this! You are so creative and talented!

    ~Zabrinah
    [your everyday girl,
    writing about guys]

  28. CREATIVE MIND

    April 2, 2012 at 9:05 am

    Thanks Everyone :)

  29. Jill

    April 2, 2012 at 9:57 am

    I would never have thought of saving pistachio shells to use like this! Great job Khadija – as ever your creativity is inspiring!

    Thanks for linking to a Round Tuit!
    Hope you have a fabulous week!
    Jill @ Creating my way to Success
    http://www.jembellish.blogspot.com/

  30. Jay

    April 2, 2012 at 11:22 am

    love your ultimate creativity..;)
    Tasty Appetite

  31. viji

    April 2, 2012 at 11:50 am

    It is pretty and nice.
    viji

  32. Pop Champagne

    April 2, 2012 at 4:27 pm

    haha cute DIY!

  33. VintageMauve.com

    April 2, 2012 at 10:22 pm

    Looks gorgeous!

    Thanks for sharing this on Mauvin’ Monday!

  34. CREATIVE MIND

    April 3, 2012 at 11:48 am

    Thanks for enjoying this idea, I hope you will try :)

  35. Crafty Cousins

    April 3, 2012 at 3:12 pm

    I love it! Thanks so much for linking up! :)
    ~Nat

  36. SARAH

    April 3, 2012 at 11:00 pm

    that is really nice mA! i would never be able to tell those are pistachios! i love how you are recycling at the same time :)

  37. Six Sisters

    April 4, 2012 at 2:33 am

    So very cute!! We loved having you join us for “Strut Your Stuff Saturday.” Hope to see you again soon! -The Sisters

  38. SPYRIDOULA

    April 4, 2012 at 12:34 pm

    Its sooo cute!Great idea!

  39. The Cottage Market {Andrea} ♥

    April 4, 2012 at 4:29 pm

    what a fabulously clever idea! i love how you used the shells! applause! i LOVE the results!: )

  40. Our Delightful Home

    April 4, 2012 at 9:45 pm

    Awesome job!

    Mrs. Delightful
    http://www.ourdelightfulhome.blogspot.com

  41. Etcetorize

    April 4, 2012 at 10:13 pm

    I think that’s the best recycle project I’ve seen in a long time! Thanks for linking up at Etcetorize (and entering the giveaway!).

  42. CREATIVE MIND

    April 5, 2012 at 8:37 am

    Thank You everyone..have Fun!

  43. ArtMuseDog and Carol

    April 5, 2012 at 12:18 pm

    Very creative container ~ well done ~ and you certainly are creative ~thanks, namaste, ^_^ linked w/Katherine’s Corner

    you might enjoy my blog hop Magical Monday Meme ~ ^_^

  44. Little Susie Home Maker

    April 6, 2012 at 6:01 am

    What a cute idea! And another reason to eat pistachios!
    Blessings,
    Susie
    linked w/Katherine’s Corner

  45. Polkadot-pretties

    April 6, 2012 at 8:52 pm

    Thank you for linking up this fabulous project!!!!
    I hope you will stop by tomorrow and link up another great project

    http://polkadot-pretties.blogspot.co.uk/

    Claire xox

  46. Katherines Corner

    April 7, 2012 at 2:01 am

    your such a creative person. xo P.S. I love pistachios too :-) Thank you for joining in the hop and for your bloggy friendship

  47. Natural Mothers Network

    April 7, 2012 at 9:34 am

    Thank you so much for sharing this with us on Natural Mothers Network’s Seasonal Celebration and best wishes for a very Happy Easter!
    Warmly, Rebecca x

  48. CREATIVE MIND

    April 7, 2012 at 9:42 am

    Thanks a lot, I will enjoy sharing more :)

  49. Becolorful

    April 8, 2012 at 12:19 am

    Hehe. That had me laughing with delight. I never would have thought to use pistachio shells. Good for you. Thanks for sharing this week on BeColorful
    pam

  50. Patricia Torres

    April 8, 2012 at 11:46 am

    beautiful!!

  51. Rose :: Fine Craft Guild .com

    April 9, 2012 at 12:52 pm

    look great! thank you for sharing it at our linky party http://www.finecraftguild.com/party/

  52. Indian Sarees

    April 12, 2012 at 5:08 am

    Hey this looks great..I mean man made home material decor looks absolutely awesome!

  53. CREATIVE MIND

    April 12, 2012 at 8:29 pm

    Thanks everyone :)

  54. Crystal

    May 28, 2012 at 12:14 am

    I think it would be perfect for a brush holder! I love pistachios! What a fantastic way to use the shells :-)

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