My obsession with straw work started years ago when I found a beautiful, handmade straw flower at a flea market in Switzerland. I wanted to learn more about this amazing craft, and a recent trip to Mexico was the perfect place to explore my obsession with mixing palm leaves and straw.
Read my Summer 2017 Issue:
- Start by soaking just the stems of the straw until they can bend without breaking. (Fresh straw might be pliable enough on its own.)
- Twist the ends of a few pieces of straw around the metal wreath, and let the tops of the straw hang down, as pictured.
- Continue all around the wire wreath.
- Display and admire.
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