Use Straws for Flower Arrangements

Short-stemmed flowers or curvy stems are hard to put in a floral arrangement. What I do is cut the stem under cold water and at an angle with sharp scissors. Next, put the stem into a plastic drinking straw and put into your own custom arrangement. VOILA! I save straws. Silly, I know, but I use the skinny ones for thin stemmed flowers and the thicker straws for fatter stemed flowers and it works.

By rythumrat from St. Louis, MO

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July 31, 20100 found this helpful

I love this, and I'm going to try it. Thanks for sharing!

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July 20, 20110 found this helpful

Excellent idea. Thanks for sharing.

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July 23, 20110 found this helpful

I absolutely love this idea! People come up with the most cleverest things!

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