the ReFab Diaries: upcycle drinking straws
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A while back a put together a roundup of 20+ ideas for refabbing drinking straws. Since then, I've been on the lookout for the perfect straws ... because I wanted to make these earrings. But the straws had to, er, you know, "speak to me". Last week I spotted exactly the right thing, in my colleague's cubicle. Lucky for me, Cindy understands my slightly odd ways and was willing to hand over a couple of straws (with only the slightest eye roll). So here's a quick guide to making these super-simple earrings.  

There's a story out there about spinning straw into gold. This stuff is not quite gold ... but each item is a whole lot more interesting than the thing it's made of! Read on for lots of fun projects and inspiration...