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Round up your stash of leftover straws and discover how to incorporate them into your crafting. These nifty party accessories are a common household item and Corinne’s spectacular sunburst display requires minimal supplies so is ideal if you’re on a budget. Straws at the ready…

Sunburst Display

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Craft essentials
Paper straws
Metallic spray paint

1 Trim a 9cm diameter circle from card, mark the centre and divide into eighths with a pencil. Fold four straws in half and glue along the pencil markings to make eight points. Cut four more straws in half and glue these between the first set.
2 Cut eight straws in half and glue between each existing straw. These straws will sit about 2cm longer than the first set. Allow the glue to dry before spraying the straws with bronze metallic paint.
3 Once dry, adhere a navy straw between each bronze straw to complete the design. Next, cut a 9cm circle of glitter card and fix over the centre of the sunburst to finish. 

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