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Beautiful recycling: Necklace made from drinking straws

Cleaning up after a party in your own home is not one of my favorite activities. To lift my spirits a bit by such work, I like to think about what I could tinker with the remnants of the party paraphernalia. By this way the idea of a choker with drinking straws was born.

Material And Tools – For This DIY Project You Need

Beautiful recycling: Necklace made from drinking straws - needed material

  • drinking straws
  • thin satin ribbon
  • needle and thread (use a thicker yarn)
  • dekospray in gold or silver
  • scissors
  • A cardboard box or similar (as a cover for color spraying)

DIY Tutorial: The Step-By-Step Craft Instructions

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Cut the drinking straws to the desired length of about 4 to 5 centimeters (1.9 inches).

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Thread the straws with a needle on the yarn.

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Make two cuts in the cardboard box with the scissors and then tighten there the threads of the “straw-chain” to fix it for spraying. Now spray it from all sides with the Dekospray (according to the instructions on the can). Let it dry for a few hours, or better for one whole day.

TIP: Let some distance between the straws, to get the color on all parts of the straws.

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Now knot well the two sides of the necklace and make two small loops.

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Pull the satin ribbon through the loops and tie a pretty bow. DONE!

DIY Tutorial – Final Result “Choker from Drinking Straws”

DIY Tutorial - Beautiful recycling: Necklace made from drinking straws

DIY Tutorial - Beautiful recycling: Necklace made from drinking straws

DIY Tutorial - Beautiful recycling: Necklace made from drinking straws

DIY Tutorial - Beautiful recycling: Necklace made from drinking straws

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  • Fashion Blog Comment for Fashion DIY Tutorial: Choker from Drinking Straws by Nikki Macedonio

    Nikki Macedonio

    that is such an innovative and creative idea.!! I’m going out to buy straws..LOL

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