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.

Inspired by the sky, this rustic, yet chic mobile will brighten any room

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food coloring
thin metal wire

  1. Mix water and food coloring. Dip the straw in the mixture.
  2. Thread pieces of straw on wire, and simply fold the wire to create angular shapes. Then connect the shapes to each other.
  3. Once you have a design you are happy with, hang it up.


Photography by Dietlind Wolf

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