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Make your own decorative and food-safe bowl using just pistachio shells and some Elmer's glue!

Step 1: Eat a bunch of nuts

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The first step is just to eat a bunch of nuts or somehow acquire a lot of shells.  Make sure to save your shells if you are eating them.  You might need about 100 shells to make a small bowl and maybe 250 for a larger one.
dustandroses9 months ago

I like this. Very cool and innovative.

CasCas542 years ago
I made this and found it helped to add all of the shells into a bag and add lots of glue and a bit of hot water and toss it around so it spread the glue evenly. Then I put tinfoil on the inside of a bowl and spread the shells. Once the top is dry I then slowly peeled off the tin foil allowing the bottom to completely dry too. Thanks!
i made this & it was really cool looking afterwards
NoFiller4 years ago
What a great idea!
mamabean4 years ago
I think I would use small sea shells and it would be nice too! Keep up the good work. I love all the ideas for re-using things.
mcorbin4 years ago
Really cute, very clever, and just a little gross. I like it.
agis684 years ago
lol i try to imagine the day you ate all these nuts!!!...keep drinking water ;)
Z..5 years ago
I came to this via Lemonie's link for someone who has a glut of walnut shells!

This is excellent. What a great idea!

Well done!
lemonie5 years ago
Very nice