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Friday, October 1, 2010

Decorative Vase with left over Pista nut shells

Items Used:

1. Pista nut shells

2. Clay pot

4. Metallic fabric colors and glitters

5. Painting brushes

6. Water

7. Glue

8. Pencil


1. The first thing we have to do is dip the clay pot in water for 1 minute.
    [Tip: For easily spreading of paint and movement of brush we have to dip the pot in water]

2. Color the pot with paints of your choice.[more than 1 coating is best for this]

3. Allow it to dry for 15-20 minutes.

4. Mark the design with a pencil on the pot.

5. Stick the shells on the design and then color them of your choice.

6. Add some glitters on the designed pot.

7. Then your decorative vase is ready.

Another simple decorative vase with pista shells:

Items Used:

1. Pista nut shells

2. Empty can or tin ( I used Pringle potato chips tin )

3. Gift wrapper

4. Glue

5. Scissor


1. Cut the gift wrapper of tin's length.

2. Cover the tin with that wrapper by the glue.

3. At last stick the pista shells on the tin of your choice.


  1. vammoooo adirindi gaaa prasanthi I like that potato chips tin idea nice idea... superb

  2. Many-a-times, I wonder how i can reuse the pista covers. Got some creative idea from your posts. Thank you;

  3. nice ideas Prasanthi ....Keep posting i like it

  4. Hi prashanti garu, brilliant idea of ur pistanut shell vase... i found the thing here for what i was searching exactly....!!

  5. Where can i buy just the pistanut shells?