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Christine de Beer - effortless floral craftsman

Cover the drinking straw test tube with bark

Cover the drinking straw test tube with bark

Dried Rose stems have a spongy inside that can be scraped out to make a perfect hollow cavity for the straw.

Rose stem test tubes for my Zipper Design

I wrapped each drinking straw with rose bark and secured it with wire.

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4 January 2011 Drinking straw "test tubes"

When you need to keep a tiny stem hydrated this is just what you need.

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